Computer And Data Security

Ex-Yahoo paying $35M to settle SEC charges over 2014 hack

Apr 24, 2018

The company formerly known as Yahoo is paying a $35 million fine to resolve federal regulators' charges that the online giant deceived investors by failing to disclose one of the biggest data breaches in internet history.

Senate confirms new director of National Security Agency

Apr 24, 2018

Senate votes to confirm Paul Nakasone to lead National Security Agency, US Cyber Command

The Latest: Ex-Yahoo settles SEC charges over 2014 hack

Apr 24, 2018

Prosecutors say two Russian intelligence agents used the information they stole from Yahoo to spy on Russian journalists, U.S. and Russian government officials and employees of financial services and other private businesses

SunTrust says ex-worker may have stolen data on 1.5M clients

Apr 20, 2018

SunTrust says 1.5 million clients' data potentially compromised in following employee theft

Microsoft turns to former rival to improve internet security

Apr 17, 2018

Microsoft is turning to a former rival, Linux, to improve the security of computing devices

Insider Q&A: Equifax's new CEO talks rebuilding trust

Apr 8, 2018

Mark Begor talks to The Associated Press about leading Equifax at a time when it's still recovering from last year's massive data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 150 million Americans.

Congress' challenge: How to tame industry giant Facebook

Apr 5, 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is testifying before a House oversight panel next week as Congress and U.S. regulators consider how to deal with the social media giant and its privacy scandal

Equifax hires financial executive Mark Begor as new CEO

Mar 28, 2018

Equifax appoints Mark Begor as its CEO as the credit reporting company continues to try to recover from fallout surrounding a massive data breach

Selfie medicine: Phone apps push people to take their pills

Mar 28, 2018

Scientists are studying new apps for pill-taking for diseases where medication matters.

Watchdog: FBI could have tried harder to hack iPhone

Mar 27, 2018

The Justice Department's watchdog says FBI officials did not try as hard as possible to unlock an iPhone as part of a terrorism investigation

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