News tagged with confidential data

Office of the Courts was hacked

The Washington state Administrative Office of the Courts has been hacked, and up to 160,000 Social Security numbers and 1 million driver's license numbers may have been accessed during the data breach of its public website.

dateMay 09, 2013 in Internet
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Australian statistics bureau systems hacked

The Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed Friday it has been targeted by hackers many times, as they reportedly look to access market-sensitive information before public release.

dateApr 26, 2013 in Internet
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Hubbub over content rights greets Google Drive

(AP) -- Google is already facing spasms of suspicion and confusion as it tries to persuade people to entrust their personal documents, photos and other digital content to the company's new online storage ...

dateApr 26, 2012 in Internet
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Chinese hacked into US Chamber: report

A Chinese group has hacked into America's largest business lobbying organization, compromising all data on its servers and information about its three million members, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

dateDec 21, 2011 in Internet
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Protecting confidential data with math

Statistical databases (SDBs) are collections of data that are used to gather and analyze information from a variety of sources. The data may be derived from sales transactions, customer files, voter registrations, medical ...

dateDec 16, 2011 in Mathematics
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