Attackers have compromised Anthem Inc., one of the larger health-care companies in the United States, gaining access to the Social Security numbers, birth dates, names, employment and income data and other personal information of an untold number of customers. The company says it is not sure yet how many customers are affected, but Anthem claims to[…]
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The White House announced the creation of E-Gov Cyber, a unit within OMB, that would oversee federal policy development and enforcement of those mandates.
The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade today held preliminary hearings on drafting federal data breach notification legislation.
Microsoft confirmed this week that despite 2000 Mojang user credentials leaking online, the gaming firm has not been hacked.
Vague language in the White House’s proposed amendments to the CFAA leave the door open to a chilling effect on legitimate security research.
Two services that allow users to reserve offsite parking spots at airports over the internet announced this week that they recently suffered breaches and its customers’ data may be at risk.
President Obama today announced plans to propose a national data breach notification standard, a consumer privacy bill of rights, and privacy protection for students using electronic learning materials.
Online retailer Zappos settled with attorneys general in nine states, stemming from a data breach in 2012 that exposed 24 million customers’ information.
A trade association in charge of overseeing the needs of credit unions has shrugged off the idea of implementing a data encryption rule.
FBI Director James Comey said at the International Conference on Cyber Security North Korea got sloppy with its proxies and revealed themselves in the Sony hack.