Some British Airways frequent flier accounts miles breached
Some British Airways frequent flier accounts have been hacked, but the airline says that most personal information is safe.
Don't want NSA to spy on your email? 5 things you can do
More than half of Americans are worried about the U.S. government's digital spies prying into their emails, texts, search requests and other online information, but few are trying to thwart the surveillance.
Google's safe browsing system targets 'unwanted software'
Get ready to see more red warning signs online as Google adds ammunition to its technological artillery for targeting devious schemes lurking on websites.
Research reveals we may need a new definition for privacy
If you still believe your personal credit information is truly private, newly released research by a Rutgers professor may lead you to reconsider.
Mandarin Oriental says hackers stole credit card data
Hackers broke into the Mandarin Oriental luxury hotel group's database and stole credit card information from "an isolated number" of its properties in the United States and Europe.
Correction: Visa-Travel Tracker story
Those days of calling your bank to let them know that, yes, you really are in Thailand, and yes, you really did use your credit card to buy $200 in sarongs, may be coming to an end.
Anthem warns about 'phishing' emails after massive hack
(AP)—After a huge hack, Anthem is warning about "phishing" scam emails that are targeting people it insures or has insured in the past.
Cybersecurity issue goes beyond the Anthem headlines
While the security breach affecting as many as 80 million Anthem Inc. customers generates big headlines because of its size, it's the smaller-scale attacks that concern Purdue University cybersecurity expert Eugene Spafford.
Hackers infiltrate insurer Anthem, access customer details
Health insurer Anthem said hackers infiltrated its computer network and gained access to a host of personal information for customers and employees, including CEO Joseph Swedish.
Profitable phishing schemes slyly tinker with our heads, then rip us off
In the first study of its kind, researchers at the University at Buffalo have found evidence that the incredible spread of email phishing scams may be due to phishers' increased use of "information-rich" ...
Showing 'The Interview' is part of Google's long-term YouTube plan
Google's decision to distribute "The Interview" on YouTube this week is far more than a defense of free speech. It is a calculated business move that aims to propel the video site from the go-to place for free videos of dancing ...
Five ways to make your email safer in case of a hack attack
The Sony hack, the latest in a wave of company security breaches, exposed months of employee emails. Other hacks have given attackers access to sensitive information about a company and its customers, such as credit-card ...
Fraud-proof credit cards possible with quantum physics
Credit card fraud and identify theft are serious problems for consumers and industries. Though corporations and individuals work to improve safeguards, it has become increasingly difficult to protect financial ...
Identity theft victims face months of hassle
As soon as Mark Kim found out his personal information was compromised in a data breach at Target last year, the 36-year-old tech worker signed up for the retailer's free credit monitoring offer so he would ...