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UK report details police data breaches, including suspect tip-offs

The report reveals more than 2,300 data breaches by police staff over a five-year period in the UK, just as the government is trying to expand data-gathering.

By 7 July 2016


Twitter alerts millions about data breach

A hacker claims to be selling information on over 370 million Twitter accounts. Meanwhile, Lenovo shows off some amazing, flexible devices. Get all caught up in tech right here.

By 11 June 2016


House committee launches probe of Fed's cybersecurity breaches

A Reuters report that cited dozens of cybersecurity incidents in the past few years at the US central bank has raised some eyebrows on the science, space and technology committee.

By 4 June 2016


MySpace hacking might be the biggest data breach yet

If you were a registered MySpace user before 2013, your account might be one of the 360 million compromised.

By 1 June 2016


Security breach threatens more than 11,000 financial institutions

The theft of $81 million from a Bangladesh bank is just one of many recent incidents, Reuters reports.

By 27 April 2016


Google under fire with EU for breaching antitrust rules

After a yearlong investigation, the European Union claims that Google pressures phone makers to preinstall Chrome and its search engine in exchange for Play store access.

By 21 April 2016


Trump cards: Hotel chain breached, credit card data stolen

Financial sector reportedly saw patterns of fraudulent card use that pointed toward the luxury hotel chain owned by the Republican presidential candidate.

By 5 April 2016


Uber fined $20K in data breach, 'god view' probe

The settlement with New York concludes a probe into a breach that exposed data of 50,000 drivers and the use of a "god view" rider-tracking system.

By 8 January 2016


Computer attack insurance rates rise after high-profile breaches

Hacks of Sony, Target, Home Depot and major health insurers have made it more expensive to cope with data theft, Reuters reports.

By 12 October 2015


Apple taking steps to prevent another large-scale App Store breach

The Californian tech giant's senior vice president of worldwide marketing said that Apple will be providing official Xcode software to Chinese developers to avoid another security breach of its App Store.

By 23 September 2015