Equifax to pay up to $700M in data breach settlement

Equifax has agreed to pay $700 million, potentially more, to settle with the federal authorities and states over its 2017 data breach that exposed the Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million ...

Anonymous, WikiLeaks team up

Anonymous defended WikiLeaks when it was facing a funding cutoff, but the release of the Stratfor emails appears to be the first direct collaboration between the hackers and the anti-secrecy site.

Nasdaq hackers target service for corporate boards

(AP) -- Hackers broke into a Nasdaq service that handles confidential communications for some 300 corporations, the company said Saturday - the latest vulnerability exposed in the computer systems Wall Street depends on.

Insider trading study shows stronger enforcement

The first major study of the enforcement of Australia's insider trading laws has shown the number of insider trading cases brought by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) is increasing, and the regulator ...

Former Qualcomm exec charged with insider trading

A former senior executive at Qualcomm Inc. has been charged with insider trading, accused of buying shares of the wireless technology company before major announcements.

Former Qualcomm executive sent to prison for insider trading

A former Qualcomm Inc. executive was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison and fined $500,000 for an insider trading scheme to profit off the wireless technology company's confidential information and then covering up his ...

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