Computer And Data Security

Coast Guard Academy to offer new major in cyber systems

Jul 13, 2018

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy beginning this fall is offering a new major in cyber systems

Ex-Equifax software developer charged with insider trading

Jun 28, 2018

Federal prosecutors in Atlanta have announced that a former software developer for Equifax faces insider trading charges related to the company's massive data breach last year

Ticket service data breach disrupts music venues

Jun 3, 2018

Concert ticketing service Ticketfly says it's working to get its system back online after a data breach leaked users' personal information and disrupted services at live music venues

Hacker gets 5 years for Russian-linked Yahoo security breach

May 29, 2018

A young computer hacker who prosecutors say unwittingly worked with a Russian spy agency was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for using data stolen in a massive Yahoo data breach to gain access to private emails

Zuckerberg pledges to 'keep building' in no-apology address

May 1, 2018

Zuckerberg kicks off Facebook conference, offers no apology in an upbeat address during which he pledged to 'keep building'

Student loan company tells 16,500 borrowers of data breach

Apr 27, 2018

A student loan company notified 16,500 borrowers that files containing personal data were released to a business that wasn't authorized to receive them

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

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