Computer And Data Security

Democrats' attempted hacker? A test from Michigan Democrats

Aug 23, 2018

What the Democratic Party first thought was a malicious attempt to hack the party's massive voter information file was actually a security test engineered from within

Markets Right Now: Stocks close up after July jobs report

Aug 3, 2018

U.S. stocks close higher after the Labor Department reported a solid month of hiring by U.S. employers in July

New California law requires voter data breach reporting

Jul 17, 2018

Journalists, researchers and political campaigns that receive voter data must tell California officials if it may have been stolen in a data breach under a new law

Ex-Nebraska Rep. Ashford says Russian agents hacked emails

Jul 13, 2018

A former Nebraska Democratic congressman says Russian agents hacked into his campaign emails in 2016, a few months before he narrowly lost to a Republican challenger

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

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