ISS seeks ouster of most of Target's board
A prominent proxy advisory firm has recommended that Target shareholders vote out seven of its 10 board members after a massive pre-Christmas data breach.
Without safeguards, smart home can be a dumb choice, expert says
Smart technology can perform all sorts of tasks in our homes. Turn on our lights. Unlock our doors. Crank up our thermostats. And quite possibly, give someone access to our valuables or our bank accounts.
Kaspersky Lab spots mobile malware interest on bank accounts
Tech Tips: Guide to protecting Internet accounts
Security experts say passwords for more than 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, just the latest example of breaches involving leading Internet companies.
Car-hailing app Uber to take PayPal
Car-hailing app Uber is now letting its users pay for their rides using PayPal.
2.5 million Californians exposed in data breaches
A state report reveals 2.5 million Californians have had Social Security numbers, credit card and bank accounts and other sensitive information exposed in 131 data breaches since 2010.
Smartphone shoppers: watch for online tricks
Attention smartphone shoppers: watch for cybercriminals using phony apps or messages in an effort to hijack your device or steal your data.
Data breach put 1.5M numbers at risk
(AP) -- A company that processes credit card transactions said Monday that as many as 1.5 million card numbers were compromised in a data breach early last month.
Visa, MasterCard scramble after massive data breach
Credit card giants Visa and MasterCard were scrambling on Friday to thwart cyber crooks who looted a massive trove of precious account data, evidently from a payment processor in New York.
Facebook new college frontier for credit card marketers
Despite the two-year-old federal legislation to protect young consumers, college-age adults remain easy prey for credit card companies, which have moved off campus and on to Facebook.
Alleged Russian cybercriminal charged in New York court
The Justice Department announced indictments against two Russians Tuesday for allegedly hacking into computers of US financial institutions to steal credit card numbers and stock information before running up bills.
Citibank turns rewards into 'social currency'
Credit card rewards are the new social currency. Citibank customers can now use Facebook to pool their rewards points online.
Anonymous releases more Stratfor data
Online "hacktivist" group Anonymous has released a trove of email addresses and credit card numbers stolen from the website of intelligence analysis firm Stratfor and promised further attacks.
Yahoo! awarded $610 million in spammer case
Yahoo! on Wednesday said that a judge ordered spammers to pay $610 million for running a larcenous lottery scheme using the Internet pioneer's name.