News tagged with confidential information

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 ...

Nov 25, 2013 2.5 / 5 (2) 0

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.

May 09, 2013 not rated yet 0

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.

Oct 26, 2012 not rated yet 1

Election 'robocalls' probe targets PayPal

Canada's elections watchdog focused Tuesday on online payments company PayPal's records as part of a probe of "robocalls" that misdirected voters to fake polling stations during last year's election.

Mar 06, 2012 not rated yet 0