Computer And Data Security

Threat to US elections not limited to Russia in 2020

Oct 30, 2019

Russia may try to sway next year's election, but U.S. officials are also concerned about China and Iran

ID theft stings, but it's hard to pin on specific data hacks

Aug 3, 2019

Data breaches through hacking attacks are common these days, and personal details about you can lead to identity theft, such as credit cards and loans in your name

Capital One target of massive data breach

Jul 30, 2019

Capital One said a hacker gained access to personal information from about 106 million credit card applicants in North America

The Latest: Government case details sneaky Facebook behavior

Jul 24, 2019

Facebook has agreed to a $5 billion fine and various restrictions to settle a case with the Federal Trade Commission.

US attorney general says encryption creates security risk

Jul 23, 2019

U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr says increased encryption of data on phones and encrypted messaging apps are putting American security at risk

Equifax to pay up to $700M in data breach settlement

Jul 22, 2019

Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people

AP Exclusive: New election systems use vulnerable software

Jul 13, 2019

AP Exclusive: States are buying 'new' election systems that will soon be running outdated software that makes it more vulnerable to hacking

Premera Blue Cross pays states $10 million over data breach

Jul 11, 2019

Premera Blue Cross is paying $10 million to 30 states following an investigation into a major data breach

New security flaw in Intel chips could affect millions

May 14, 2019

Intel has revealed another hardware security flaw that could affects millions of machines around the world

2020 campaign staffers being trained to handle cyber threats

May 3, 2019

2020 campaign staffers being trained to handle cyber threats

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