Computer And Data Security

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

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

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