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Uber breach could affect the data of 50K drivers

The ride-hailing service says it was the victim of a hack last May that could have exposed thousands of driver names and driver's license numbers.

By 28 February 2015

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Obama's data-breach initiative has privacy advocates optimistic, cautious

Proposed legislation would establish a national standard for how companies respond to data breaches, with advocates on both sides of the issue supportive of the concept.

By 14 January 2015

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Security in 2015: Will you care about the next big breach?

From Target to Home Depot to JPMorgan, this year was a bad one for massive security breaches. Expect more of the same next year.

By 29 December 2014

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NSA's Auroragold spies on carriers to breach cell networks, report says

A newly discovered program, dug out of the leaked Snowden documents, could even let the spy agency introduce vulnerabilities in the networks to help it listen in.

By 5 December 2014

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​Why you shouldn't be scared by the 'largest data breach' ever

Experts say the reported heist of 1.2 billion account credentials is legit, but caution that for most people there's little they can do -- or should be worried about.

By 8 August 2014

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The credit card data breaches of 2014

This year more than ever, retailers struggled with data breaches that exposed customer information including credit cards.

7 Images By 9 September 2014

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Hackers breach Healthcare.gov, but no personal data stolen

Hackers infiltrated the US government's healthcare portal, but did not steal any data uploaded by customers.

By 5 September 2014

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Apple: Celeb photo attack was targeted, not widespread breach

Hackers accessed celebrities' iCloud accounts through targeted attacks on usernames, passwords, and security questions -- something Apple says is "all too common on the Internet."

By 3 September 2014

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​As security breach reports mount, experts fear alert fatigue

The geopolitical landscape is ripe for hacks, attacks, and exploits, but just because big breaches are being reported more often doesn't mean you should stop caring.

By 22 August 2014

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Tech Retrospect: Another data breach and a possible iPhone date

Hold on to those contracts: the next iPhone is almost here. It's also time for new passwords. Those stories and more in this week's rundown of all the tech news.

By 9 August 2014