Stories tagged: breach
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
‘Hacker-for-hire’ pleads guilty to Yahoo breach
A Canadian man pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges stemming from a massive breach at Yahoo that authorities say was directed by two Russian intelligence agents and affected at least a …
Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 4:37 p.m.
Yahoo: 3 billion accounts breached in 2013. Yes, 3 billion
Yahoo has tripled down on what was already the largest data breach in history, saying it affected all 3 billion accounts on its service, not the 1 billion it revealed …
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 4:47 p.m.
Securities regulator says personal info was leaked in breach
The Securities and Exchange Commission is now saying that at least two people had their personal information stolen in the breach that happened last year.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
Senators grill SEC chairman on disclosure of data breach
U.S. senators from both parties on Tuesday grilled the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission – the agency responsible for policing Wall Street – on its handling of a …
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017
After Equifax hack, LifeLock sign-ups jump tenfold
Since news of the breach, LifeLock has seen six times its usual web traffic and the company is enrolling 10 times as many new customers every hour than before the …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 5:59 p.m.
Key Equifax executives departing after huge data breach
Equifax announced late Friday that its chief information officer and chief security officer would leave the company immediately, following the enormous breach of 143 million Americans’ personal information.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 2:15 p.m.
Equifax victims may face another hassle in buying an iPhone
Apple fans who froze their credit after the Equifax data breach may end up with another hassle on their hands if they try to get one of the new iPhones …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 2:13 p.m.
Federal Trade Commission investigating Equifax breach
The FTC said Thursday that it was opening an investigation into how Equifax got hacked and tens of million Americans’ personal information was either accessed or stolen.
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017
Brad Stone: Equifax is a Category 5 breach
The company’s primary mission is to compile, store and disseminate personal information on customers to creditors who want to know if they are making good loans or not. And to …
Thu., July 13, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
Data leak means you should change your Verizon PIN right now
Verizon confirmed Wednesday that data belonging to 6 million customers was leaked online in June. News of the incident was first reported by ZDNet.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Watchdog recommends security measures after names, Social Security numbers stolen from WSU
A consumer watchdog group has recommended security measures for anyone who may be affected by the recent theft of sensitive data from a Washington State University research center.
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 7 p.m.
Shielded Native American sites thrust into debate over breaching dams
A little-known federal program that avoids publicizing its accomplishments to protect from looters the thousands of Native American sites it’s tasked with managing has been caught up in a big …
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 2:26 p.m.
Yahoo should face SEC probe over breach, senator says
Yahoo Inc. should face a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into whether the Internet media company properly informed investors and the public about a massive data breach that it confirmed …
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016, 3:13 p.m.
Syrian rebels breach government-imposed siege on Aleppo
Rebels breached the Syrian government siege on opposition neighborhoods in the city of Aleppo, opening a corridor in the south and marking a major military breakthrough. The push prompted an …
Wed., June 9, 2010, 7:54 p.m.
National security issues take stage in Fairchild rape case
National security questions have been raised during the Spokane rape trial of a civilian contractor who, according to court testimony, took a woman he just met over the Internet into …