News tagged with identity theft

App data vulnerability threatens millions of users

Researchers of the Technische Universit├Ąt Darmstadt and Fraunhofer SIT have investigated Cloud databases and established: developers wrongly use authentications for cloud services thereby threatening millions of user accounts ...

dateMay 29, 2015 in Security
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The first 72 hours are critical for hacking victims

US President Barack Obama is seeking US$14 billion to tackle it. The UK wants to build a start-up industry around it. And Australia is in the middle of what could be a year-long review into getting better at it. The issue ...

dateMar 12, 2015 in Security
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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 be notified if ...

dateDec 14, 2014 in Security
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