Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo

As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to open locks up and down the ...

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 ...

Cyber thieves making millions in profits

Cyber thieves who steal credit and debit card numbers are making millions of dollars in profits, fueling a global criminal enterprise marked by the high-profile data breaches of major companies such as Target and Home Depot.

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