In a Wednesday hearing, members of a congressional committee press OPM director Katherine Archuleta for numbers and details on hacks affecting federal workers.
Microsoft responds to reports that it completely disabled consoles belonging to people who violated a nondisclosure agreement.
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.
Hackers who broke in to both the White House's and State Department's networks last year were able to gain nonpublic details of the president's schedule, says a report.
An update to the popular messaging app doesn't require you to hold down your finger to view snaps. It also includes an extra layer of security and new ways to add friends.
A proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit would offer customers up to $10,000 each for damages stemming from the 2013 hack.
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.
The US health-insurance provider's own cyberinsurance policy is likely to be exhausted following the theft of up to 80 million records.
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.
From Target to Home Depot to JPMorgan, this year was a bad one for massive security breaches. Expect more of the same next year.