Data Breach

Cybersecurity

Coconut Water Empire to Bust: A Data-Breach Case Study

Think hackers are interested in attacking only large enterprises? Get with it.
Cybersecurity

Alphabet's Eric Schmidt: Gmail Is 'Far More Secure' Than Government Systems

Schmidt spoke this week at a private cybersecurity thought leadership forum in New York City.
Data Breach

Putting Your Business at Risk is a Communications Channel You'd Never Guess: Paper

Are you overlooking this risk factor, which last year caused 25 percent of federal agencies' security breeches?
Security

15 Million T-Mobile Customers' and Applicants' Personal Data Exposed in Epic Experian Hack

Victims' home addresses, birth dates and Social Security numbers could now be up for grabs on the black market.
Data Breach

In Government Hack, the Number of Fingerprints Stolen Has Jumped to 5.6 Million

Hackers who stole security clearance data on millions of Defense Department and other U.S. government employees got away with about 5.6 million fingerprint records, some 4.5 million more than initially reported, the government states.
Target

Judge Allows Class-Action Lawsuit Against Target in Data Breach

A U.S. judge certified a class action against Target brought by several banks over the retailer's massive data breach.
Online Security

5 Things You Do Everyday That Make You Vulnerable Online

You could be putting your personal information at risk without even realizing it.
Ashley Madison

Ashley Madison Hit With Another Lawsuit Following Hack

This comes in the wake of a class-action suit filed against its parent company Avid Life Media in Canada last week.
Security

Hackers Can Steal Your Information Through Sound Waves, Researchers Say

Researchers found that hackers can breach devices and steal the data by pointing an antenna and picking up those vibrations.
Privacy Concerns

U.S. Has Yet to Notify 21.5 Million Data Breach Victims

Still not a peep, even two months after discovering that sensitive personal information was compromised in a hack of government databanks, officials say.
Security

Grounded Planes, Halted Stocks: Why Today's Scary String of Tech Glitches Matter

Protect your computers and tech systems with these strategies.
Security

Big U.S. Data Breaches Offer Treasure Trove for Hackers

A flood of attacks by suspected Chinese hackers have been aimed at grabbing personal data, industrial secrets and weapons plans from government and private computers.
Security

IRS Hack Affects More Than 100,000 Taxpayers

While its main computer was unaffected, the agency has shut down the breached application.
Security

How Much Do Data Breaches Cost Big Companies? Shockingly Little.

From Sony to Target, big companies that were hacked felt barely a dent to their bottom line, an analysis reveals.
Security

U.S. Urges Companies to Do More to Fight Cyber Crime

Cyber crime is probably the biggest risk facing companies across the world, officials say.