Cybersecurity - News Headlines

Ex-Equifax software developer charged with insider trading
June 28th, 2018  2:23 PM

Federal prosecutors in Atlanta have announced that a former software developer for Equifax faces insider trading charges related to the company's massive data breach last year

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Equifax must boost security under new agreement with states
June 27th, 2018  7:37 PM

Equifax reaches consent order that requires stronger anti-breach efforts

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UK tech retailer suffers breach of customers' card data
June 13th, 2018  6:55 AM

Smartphone seller Dixons Carphone says it is investigating a data breach of some 5.9 million customer bank card details and 1.2 million personal data records

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Ticket service data breach disrupts music venues
June 3rd, 2018  4:39 PM

Concert ticketing service Ticketfly says it's working to get its system back online after a data breach leaked users' personal information and disrupted services at live music venues

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Ohio chocolate company says hacker stole customer info
May 14th, 2018  11:24 AM

Malley's Chocolates is warning 3,400 online customers that their credit or debit card information might have been compromised by a computer hacker

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Ukraine computer involved in Tennessee elections attack
May 11th, 2018  10:47 PM

Investigators found evidence of a "malicious intrusion" into a Tennessee county's elections website from a computer in Ukraine during a concerted cyberattack as votes were being reported in this month's primary

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Markets Right Now: Stocks move mostly higher at midday
May 11th, 2018  12:07 PM

U.S. stocks moved mostly higher in midday trading, adding to solid gains from a day earlier.

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Student loan company tells 16,500 borrowers of data breach
April 27th, 2018  4:34 PM

A student loan company notified 16,500 borrowers that files containing personal data were released to a business that wasn't authorized to receive them

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Ex-Yahoo paying $35M to settle SEC charges over 2014 hack
April 24th, 2018  4:57 PM

The company formerly known as Yahoo is paying a $35 million fine to resolve federal regulators' charges that the online giant deceived investors by failing to disclose one of the biggest data breaches in internet history.

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Senate confirms new director of National Security Agency
April 24th, 2018  4:53 PM

Senate votes to confirm Paul Nakasone to lead National Security Agency, US Cyber Command

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The Latest: Ex-Yahoo settles SEC charges over 2014 hack
April 24th, 2018  4:04 PM

Prosecutors say two Russian intelligence agents used the information they stole from Yahoo to spy on Russian journalists, U.S. and Russian government officials and employees of financial services and other private businesses

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SunTrust warns 1.5 million clients of potential data breach
April 20th, 2018  9:24 AM

SunTrust says 1.5 million clients' data potentially compromised in following employee theft

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US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage
April 17th, 2018  12:17 AM

US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks

US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage
Microsoft turns to former rival to improve internet security
April 16th, 2018  8:11 PM

Microsoft is turning to a former rival, Linux, to improve the security of computing devices

Microsoft turns to former rival to improve internet security
Russian court blocks popular messaging app in privacy row
April 13th, 2018  8:46 AM

A Russian court has ordered that a popular messaging app, Telegram, be blocked after the company rejected to share encryption data with authorities.

Russian court blocks popular messaging app in privacy row
AP FACT CHECK: Facebook makes shaky data and privacy claims
April 11th, 2018  8:10 PM

AP FACT CHECK: Mark Zuckerberg cites "security purposes" in explaining why Facebook collects data on people who have not signed up

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Insider Q&A: Equifax's new CEO talks rebuilding trust
April 8th, 2018  12:01 PM

Mark Begor talks to The Associated Press about leading Equifax at a time when it's still recovering from last year's massive data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 150 million Americans.

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Best Buy warns of data breach
April 6th, 2018  12:30 PM

Best Buy warns of compromised customer data in third-party cyberattack

Best Buy warns of data breach
Delta: Data of 'several hundred thousand' customers exposed
April 5th, 2018  6:43 PM

Delta says malware attack exposed payment data for several hundred thousand customers

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Congress' challenge: How to tame industry giant Facebook
April 4th, 2018  9:04 PM

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is testifying before a House oversight panel next week as Congress and U.S. regulators consider how to deal with the social media giant and its privacy scandal

Congress' challenge: How to tame industry giant Facebook

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