Computer And Data Security

The Latest: Illinois county sues Facebook for fraud

Mar 26, 2018

Cook County is suing Facebook and Cambridge Analytica for fraud after revelations that the latter obtained data on millions of Facebook users

Facebook's Zuckerberg apologizes for 'major breach of trust'

Mar 22, 2018

Facebook's Zuckerberg apologizes for a 'major breach of trust'

Orbitz says legacy travel site likely hacked, affecting 880K

Mar 20, 2018

Orbitz says a legacy site may have been hacked, possibly exposing the personal information of people who made certain purchases between Jan. 1, 2016 and Dec. 22, 2017

The Latest: Report says Facebook security chief to leave

Mar 20, 2018

The Latest: Report says Facebook's top security exec, Alex Stamos, will leave in August

Court filing claims Education Dept illegally got SSN data

Mar 19, 2018

Court filing claims Education Department illegally obtained social security data for defrauded Corinthian students

US says Russian hack did not compromise power grid, plants

Mar 16, 2018

A Russian government hacking operation aimed at the U.S. power grid did not compromise operations at any of the nation's power plants

Ex-Tennessee governor's Senate campaign fears it was hacked

Mar 8, 2018

Former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen's campaign for U.S. Senate has told the FBI that it fears it has been hacked by someone who tried to trick the campaign into wiring money

Uber sued after data stolen by hackers covered up

Mar 5, 2018

Pennsylvania's attorney general is suing the ride-hailing company Uber, saying it broke state law when it failed to notify thousands of drivers in the state for a year that hackers stole their personal information

Equifax finds additional 2.4 million impacted by 2017 breach

Mar 1, 2018

Equifax says 2.4 million additional Americans were impacted by last year's breach, bringing the total to 147.9 million victims. The newly impacted customers had much less data stolen, however, Equifax says

State tax data breach twice as large as originally thought

Feb 22, 2018

Officials with Massachusetts' tax collection agency say a data breach that exposed private information from about 39,000 business taxpayers was twice as large as first thought

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