Computer And Data Security

Apple busts Facebook for distributing data-sucking app

Jan 31, 2019

Apple says Facebook can no longer distribute an app that paid users, including teenagers, to extensively track their phone and web use.

Class-action lawsuit filed over Marriott data breach

Jan 11, 2019

A group of class-action law firms has filed the largest-to-date lawsuit related to hotel chain Marriott's data breach

Neiman Marcus reaches $1.5 million data breach settlement

Jan 9, 2019

More than 40 state attorneys general have announced a $1.5 million settlement with The Neiman Marcus Group LLC over a data breach the Dallas-based retailer disclosed in January 2014.

China suspected in huge Marriott data breach, official says

Dec 13, 2018

Investigators believe hackers working on behalf of China's main intelligence agency are responsible for a massive data breach involving the Marriott hotel chain

The Latest: US suspects China in Marriott data breach

Dec 13, 2018

Investigators believe hackers working on behalf of China's main intelligence agency are responsible for a massive data breach at the Marriott hotel chain

Hackers breach HealthCare.gov system, get data on 75,000

Oct 20, 2018

A government computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov was hacked earlier this month, compromising the sensitive personal data of some 75,000 people

Treasury employee charged in leak linked to Mueller's probe

Oct 17, 2018

A Treasury Department employee is accused of leaking confidential banking reports of suspects charged in Robert Mueller's investigation, and an unidentified high-ranking colleague is cited in court papers as a co-conspirator, but hasn't been charged.

Ex-Equifax manager gets home confinement for insider trading

Oct 16, 2018

A former Equifax manager has been sentenced to serve eight months home confinement after pleading guilty to insider trading in the wake of the company's massive data breach last year

Insurer Anthem will pay record $16M for massive data breach

Oct 15, 2018

Insurer Anthem agrees to pay $16 million in data breach that exposed sensitive information of 79 million people

How to check what Facebook hackers accessed in your account

Oct 13, 2018

Could hackers have been able to see the last person you cyberstalked, or the party photo you were tagged in?

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