Target settles data breach lawsuit with MasterCard for $19M
Target and MasterCard say they've agreed to settle lawsuits over the discounter's pre-Christmas 2013 massive data breach.
Russia detains hackers accused of using Nazi imagery in hits
Russian officials say they have detained five hackers responsible for the theft of roughly $1 million from banks in Russia and Ukraine, breaking up a group dubbed "cyberfascists" for its predilection for Nazi imagery.
Russian man's lawyers: Hacking charges should be dismissed
Lawyers for a Russian man accused of hacking into U.S. restaurants and stealing credit card numbers have asked a federal judge to dismiss the indictment against him, arguing that the U.S. Secret Service overstepped its authority ...
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.
Will you ever pay off your student loan?
Would-be participants of higher education must be given full and transparent advice before they accumulate debts as students that follow them into the workplace, according to a report published in the International Journal of ...
Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure
When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed a glaring ...
Prevalence of financial fraud means consumers should be proactive
In a world where data breaches, credit card fraud and identity theft are becoming more common, consumers should consider ways to protect themselves. Elizabeth Kiss, faculty member in Kansas State University's Department of ...