Data Breach

A customer uses the credit card scanner at a Target store on December 19, 2013 in Miami, Florida. Target announced that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts of customers who made purchases by swiping their cards at terminals in its U.S. stores between November 27 and December 15 may have been stolen. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Target Reaches Deal With Visa For Massive 2013 Data Breach That Affected Millions Of Holiday Shoppers

Target says it’s reached a settlement with Visa related to its massive 2013 data breach that resulted in the theft of millions of debit and credit card numbers.

08/18/2015

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IRS Admits Data Breach Was Much Worse Than Reported

The IRS admitted Monday that a massive data breach was much larger than first thought.

08/17/2015

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Hackers Hit Online Hookup Site AdultFriendFinder; Post Sexual Preferences Of Millions

A British TV station reports that hackers got into the data of online hookup site AdultFriendFinder, and posted the personal details and sexual interests of nearly four million users in a hackers forum.

05/22/2015

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Internet Security Stocks Diving After Qualys Misses Revenue Target

Weaker than expected earnings from Qualys are impacting the entire online security sector.

05/05/2015

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Students Notified Of Data Breach Involving Social Security Numbers, Bank Accounts

Students at UC Berkeley were being notified of a data breach that may have exposed social security numbers and other personal information Thursday, according to Cal Officials.

04/30/2015

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Morgan Stanley Employee Leaks Client Data On Internet

Morgan Stanley says an employee in its wealth management business stole data from about 900 clients and posted it on the Internet.

01/05/2015

A customer pushes a cart with supplies at a Home Depot store. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Home Depot Confirms Data Breach In US, Canada Stores, May Be Largest In History

Home Depot confirmed on Monday that its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores.

09/08/2014

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Data Breaches: Expert Tips For Protecting Small Businesses

A data breach can be devastating to a small business. Protect yourself, so security issues don’t take your company under.

09/05/2014

Get Protected: America’s Top Identity-Theft Scams

Each year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.

08/28/2014

Top Tips For Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

Identity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.

08/28/2014

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