Bitcoin tanks after Hong Kong exchange 'hacked'

A major Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange has suspended trading after $65 million in the virtual unit was reportedly stolen by hackers—sending the digital currency plunging more than 20 percent.

Chinese government suspected of hacking into FDIC computers

The Chinese government is believed to have hacked into computers at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. in 2010, 2011 and 2013, including the workstation of then-FDIC Chair Sheila Bair, a congressional report says.

Qatar's largest bank investigating alleged data breach

Qatar's largest bank is investigating a security breach that appears to have exposed sensitive personal data for what could be hundreds of customers, including employees of international broadcaster Al-Jazeera and potentially ...

Few consumers penalize companies after data breach, study finds

About a quarter of American adults reported that they were notified about their personal information being part of a data breach in the previous year, but only 11 percent of those who have ever been notified say they stopped ...

Senate: Few answers on US theft that risked data of millions

Senate investigators indicated Monday they've received few answers from the Obama administration after a laptop and portable hard drives—likely containing names and Social Security numbers of millions—were stolen from ...

Researchers devise method to safely share password data

An unfortunate reality for cybersecurity researchers is that real-world data for their research too often comes via a security breach. Now computer scientists have devised a way to let organizations share statistics about ...

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