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Samsung says customer payment data not affected by hack attack

A March attack was aimed at LoopPay, a payments company owned by Samsung, but the electronics giant insists customer data is safe.

By October 8, 2015


Major security flaw may affect 600M Samsung smartphones

Flaw in pre-installed keyboard software could allow hackers to eavesdrop on users' calls and damage handsets, a security company discovers.

By June 17, 2015


Hack affected every single federal employee, union says

A breach revealed last week affected more people and grabbed more personal information than previously announced, the American Federation of Government Employees said Thursday.

By June 11, 2015


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 February 27, 2015


Staples: Hack may have affected more than a million payment cards

The office supply chain says a breach that took place earlier this year gave attackers access to cardholder names, card numbers, expiration dates and card verification codes.

By December 19, 2014


The season you're born in affects your moodiness, study says

Hungarian research suggests that those born in the summer are moodier adults than those born in the winter.

By October 19, 2014


Beats claims NFL players' DNA affected by headphone ban

Due to an NFL deal with Bose, players can't wear their Beats headphones during televised interviews.

By October 5, 2014


Community Health Systems hack affects 4.5M people

In the latest major security breach, Community Health Systems says it's been hacked, affecting the information of 4.5 million people. The hospital network, with more than 200 locations nationwide, believes the hack originated in China. In this Inside Scoop, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and senior writer Seth Rosenblatt discuss the specific kind of breach and what you can do to protect yourself if your data has been stolen.

By August 18, 2014


How Supreme Court ruling affects Aereo, the cloud, and you

The court was loud and clear: Aereo's streaming TV business is illegal. But the decision raises more questions than it answers.

By June 26, 2014


Heartbleed bug also affects Cisco, Juniper equipment

The major security vulnerability affects networking equipment used to connect to the Web, the companies warn.

By April 10, 2014