Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published on Tuesday.
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A Romanian man is facing charges that he hacked into Facebook and email accounts of former high-ranking U.S. government officials and a relative of two former presidents.
The hackers are winning, according to a survey of 500 executives of U.S. businesses, law enforcement services and government agencies released on Wednesday.
Some of the nation’s largest retailers are banding together in hopes of protecting the personal and financial information of their consumers from hackers and thieves.
A Dallas man has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he shared stolen data and committed other acts in collaboration with the hacker collective Anonymous.
Less than a week after a major cyber security flaw left millions of people wondering if their passwords, credit card numbers and even bank account numbers are safe, a University of Texas-Dallas professor says he has come up with a way to put the fear into hackers.
Two banks have teamed up to file a class action lawsuit against Target over its data breach.
It does not surprise experts that some debit and credit card numbers stolen from Target’s computer systems may have surfaced during a bust along the Texas border this week.
The credit card processing company for Neiman Marcus informed the retailer in mid-December about a possibility of customers experiencing unauthorized payment card activity after making purchases at Neiman Marcus Group stores.
Snapchat plans to put out a more secure version of its app following a breach that allowed hackers to collect the names and phone numbers of some 4.6 million users.
The mother of a writer and activist connected to the hacking collective Anonymous has been given probation for hiding her son’s laptops from federal agents executing a search warrant.