Computer And Data Security

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

Trump has chosen nominee to lead NSA, US Cyber Command

Feb 14, 2018

President Donald Trump has picked Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone to be the next director of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command

Kelly in harsh spotlight after senior aide's resignation

Feb 9, 2018

Pressure mounts on White House chief of staff John Kelly as questions swirl about his defense of now-departing top aide Rob Porter.

Interim security clearances are routine, but are they risky?

Feb 8, 2018

Interim security clearances are routine, but are they risky?

Nebraska personal information bill wins initial approval

Feb 1, 2018

A bill designed to protect consumers from identity theft has won first-round approval from Nebraska lawmakers

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