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Target settles with MasterCard for $19M over data breach

The money will compensate financial institutions that had to cancel credit-card accounts and issue replacement cards with new account numbers following the 2013 data breach at the retail giant.

By 17 April 2015

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VPNs under the spotlight, Optus too big for its breaches and mobile data gets a boost (Girt by CNET podcast 21)

VPNs might find themselves caught up in the site blocking legislation, a spate of data breaches cause Optus embarrassment and Aussie telcos start getting generous with data -- all in a special Easter podcast.

By 2 April 2015

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Privacy breaches at Optus left hundreds of thousands 'vulnerable'

The Privacy Commissioner has called for a review of Optus' security systems after three major data breaches affected the telco over several years, leaving as many as 400,000 customers vulnerable.

By 27 March 2015

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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