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LaCie admits to year-long credit card breach

French hardware company, now a Seagate subsidiary, says virtually everyone who shopped on LaCie's Web site in the last year is at risk.

By Apr. 15, 2014

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HealthCare.gov security -- 'a breach waiting to happen'

Only half of one of the security holes previously identified on the government's health care site has been patched, while new ones have since been uncovered, says the head of a security consulting firm.

By Jan. 16, 2014

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Data breach at University of Maryland exposes 300K records

School president apologies for a "sophisticated" security breach that exposed the sensitive personal information faculty, staff, and students at the school since 1998.

By Feb. 19, 2014

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Justice Department looking into Target data breach

US Attorney General Eric Holder says his office is working to find the perpetrators, as well as anyone using the stolen data.

By Jan. 29, 2014

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Target's data breach: Yes, it gets worse

Target and Neiman Marcus weren't the only name-brand retailers to be stung by cybercriminals last holiday season. Plus: Was a teenager behind the malware?

By Jan. 18, 2014

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Top state attorneys scrutinize Target data breach

The retail chain talks with several state attorneys general about its investigation into the massive security breach and confirms it's working with the US Secret Service and the Justice Department.

By Dec. 23, 2013

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Comixology users must change passwords after data breach

The digital comics marketplace says it was hit by a security breach that targeted a database of usernames, e-mail addresses, and encrypted passwords.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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Twitter: No data breach from hack

The Syrian Electronic Army reportedly took over the site and prevented users from seeing images, but Twitter says no personal information was affected.

By Aug. 27, 2013

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How to respond to a data-breach notification

When a company contacts you about a potential loss of your personal data to hackers, you may be left wondering what information was stolen and the potential consequences.

By Aug. 20, 2013

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Target works on security-heavy credit cards, after breach

The retailer accelerates its $100 million program to offer users chip-enabled "smart credit cards" that encrypt users' personal data and are said to be harder to hack.

By Feb. 3, 2014