Federal prosecutors say seven people have been charged in a North Texas identity theft ring that gained access to the personal information of 1,100 Fannie Mae customers.
The usernames and passwords of an unknown number of Yahoo! email customers have been stolen and used to gather personal information, the company reported.
Federal authorities have stated that the personal information of some 40 million Target customers may have been compromised this holiday shopping season.
Republican candidate for governor Greg Abbott has called for greater protections for personal information, including public records, health information and DNA sequences.
The State of Texas made millions of dollars selling your name, address, and even what kind of car you drive.
The government is investigating whether companies that make apps have violated the privacy rights of children by quietly collecting personal information and sharing it.
A state agency has declined to release documents about the accidental online posting of the personal information of 3.5 million Texans.
The release of personal information of 3.5 million Texans was a result of “human error,” State Comptroller Susan Combs said.
Several state agencies exposed the personal information of 3.5 million Texans last year, including Social Security Numbers, birth dates, and driver’s license numbers.