Chip and pin terminals shown to harvest customer info
Hotmail in hot water over password flaw, rushes fix
104,000 taxpayers have personal info stolen from IRS website
More than 100,000 taxpayers have had their personal tax information stolen from an IRS website as part of an elaborate scheme to claim fraudulent tax refunds.
Bank account-draining Zeus gets lots of action in 2013
Hushed hoarders and prying pilferers
In order to prevent other birds from stealing the food they are storing for later, Eurasian jays, a type of corvid, minimizes any auditory hints a potential pilferer may use to steal their cache (food that ...
BMW forced to respond to BBC report showing its cars at easy risk of being stolen
Short-duration clock approach thwarts RFID attacks
Design could help Facebook members limit security leaks
A sign-up interface created by Penn State researchers for Facebook apps could help members prevent personal information -- and their friends' information -- from leaking out through third-party games and apps to hackers and ...
Tech company finds stolen government log-ins all over Web
A CIA-backed technology company has found logins and passwords for 47 government agencies strewn across the Web—available for hackers, spies and thieves.
US wonders: Why stolen data on federal workers not for sale?
The Obama administration is increasingly confident that China's government, not criminal hackers, was responsible for the extraordinary theft of personal information about as many as 14 million current and ...
AP sources: IRS believes identity thieves from Russia
IRS investigators believe the identity thieves who stole the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website are part of a sophisticated criminal operation based in Russia, two ...
Congress wants to know how thieves stole tax info from IRS
Congress is demanding answers about how identity thieves were able to steal the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website. ...
Inspired by nature, researcher develops new cyber security techniques
(Phys.org) —Imagine a cyber world in which hackers, identity thieves, spammers, phishers, foreign spies and other miscreants have a much tougher time plying their trade. Thanks to UC Irvine computer science ...
Target offers credit monitoring after data breach
Target Corp. is offering some of its Canadian customers a year of free credit monitoring after a massive security breach at its U.S. stores put confidential details into the hands of thieves.