Massive Hack Exposes Personal Data Of Millions Of Quest Diagnostic Lab PatientsThe personal information of millions of Quest Diagnostics lab patients may have fallen into the hands of hackers after a massive data breach.
Scammer Impersonating Santa Rosa PD Calling Sex Offenders For Private InfoA man impersonating a Santa Rosa Police Department employee is targeting registered sex offenders.
Watchdog: California Wildfire Victims Personal Data Wrongly Released By FEMAThe Federal Emergency Management Agency wrongly released to a contractor the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of devastating 2017 hurricanes and California wildfires, potentially exposing the victims to identity fraud and theft.
Petaluma Identity Theft Suspect Found Passed Out In Car, ArrestedA man who Petaluma police described as a “prolific identity thief” has been arrested after officers found him passed out behind his vehicle at a gas station.
California Consumer Data Privacy Protections Expanded Under Proposed LawCalifornia consumers would have more power to sue corporations for misusing their data under a proposal to expand what already is the nation's most far-reaching law protecting personal information.
Card Skimmers Discovered At Santa Cruz Gas StationThe Santa Cruz Police Department is warning residents about credit card skimming devices recently found at area gas pumps.
BevMo Website Breach Affects Thousands Of Customers' Credit DataThousands of customers' credit card data was compromised during a data breach of BevMo's website, according to a notice filed to the California Attorney General's Office.
35 Million Voter Records Found For Sale On Dark WebSecurity researchers say an estimated 35 million voter records from 19 U.S. states have been offered for sale on a dark web online forum.
AG: Uber Attempted To Sweep Massive Data 'Breach Under The Rug'San Francisco-based ride-hailing service Uber has reached a $148 million settlement over allegations that it violated state data breach reporting and data security laws.
Fremont Police Seek Man Suspected In Gas Station Card Skimming OperationFremont police seek the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a gas pump skimming operation who was caught on video withdrawing money from a Fremont ATM using a stolen ATM number.
East Bay Gangs Targeted In Bust Of $1 Million Credit Card Fraud Scheme32 individuals associated with two Bay Area gangs, known as the BullyBoys and the CoCo Boys, have been indicted for operating a $1 million fraud scheme.
Lawmakers Order EDD Audit Following KPIX InvestigationCalifornia's Employment Development Department promised lawmakers it would make changes following a KPIX investigation. But, three years later, a severe risk of identity theft persists, due to Social Security numbers sent by mail.
Apple Fixing iPhone Security Gap Used By Criminal InvestigatorsApple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders, including law enforcement, to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password.
Police: Waitress Caught Skimming Credit Cards On Her First DayAn Oklahoma waitress did not make a good first impression after being arrested for allegedly skimming credit cards on her first day at work.
Why California Continues To Put Millions At Risk Of ID Theft: The EDD RespondsCalifornia's Employment Development Department says it will continue to print Social Security numbers on many documents it mails and admits it doesn’t know how many people have been compromised by those mailings.