Computer And Data Security

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AP Exclusive: States are buying 'new' election systems that will soon be running outdated software that makes it more vulnerable to hacking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

Border Patrol expands fingerprinting of migrant children

Apr 26, 2019

U.S. border authorities say they've started to increase the biometric data they take from children 13 years of age and younger, including fingerprints and DNA samples, despite privacy concerns and government policy restricting data collection

Yahoo to pay $117.5M in latest settlement of massive breach

Apr 10, 2019

Nearly 200 million people ensnared in Yahoo data breach eligible for up to $117.5 million in free services, other potential restitution

Facebook left millions of passwords readable by employees

Mar 21, 2019

Facebook left millions of user passwords readable by its employees, only acknowledging the issue after a security researcher posted about it

US warns of sophisticated cyberattacks from Russia, China

Mar 13, 2019

The top Pentagon cyber leaders say cyberattacks from Russia, China, North Korea and Iran are increasingly sophisticated

Can Zuckerberg really make a privacy-friendly Facebook?

Mar 7, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg's plan is to shift Facebook's focus away from a service that connects everyone to one that favors encrypted conversations Facebook can't read

Zuckerberg promises a privacy-friendly Facebook, sort of

Mar 7, 2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is laying out a new "privacy-focused" vision for social networking

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