News tagged with confidential information

Microsoft executive charged with insider trading

US authorities Thursday charged a Microsoft executive and his friend and business partner with insider trading, saying they used confidential information on the tech giant's investment in bookseller Barnes ...

dateDec 19, 2013 in Business
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Hooking phishers of men and women

Phishing is a fraudulent attempt seeking to acquire money, confidential information or other gain such as usernames, passwords or credit card details from people by masquerading as a trustworthy entity such as a bank, service ...

dateNov 25, 2013 in Internet
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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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Former tech exec settles insider trading charges

(AP)—A former executive at a technology firm in Silicon Valley is settling charges lodged by federal regulators that he provided insider information to convicted Galleon hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam.

dateOct 28, 2012 in Business
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Citi fined $2 mn over Facebook IPO leak

US banking giant Citigroup paid a $2 million fine to a state regulator and fired a junior analyst over a probe into leaks of confidential information on Facebook's public offering, officials said Friday.

dateOct 26, 2012 in Business
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Dyson alleges Bosch employed mole to steal secrets

(AP)—Vacuum powerhouse Dyson filed legal proceedings Wednesday against Bosch in Britain's High Court, accusing its German rival of having obtained corporate secrets through a mole within a high-security research and development ...

dateOct 24, 2012 in Business
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