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More retailers reportedly victims of holiday data breaches

At least three other US retailers suffered unpublicized attacks similar to the one on Target, Reuters reports.

By Jan. 12, 2014


Protect yourself from online security breaches

If your online identify or information has been hacked, you're not alone. In fact, it's become increasingly common. CNET's Sumi Das tells you how you can protect yourself in CNET's online security series.

By Aug. 16, 2012


New bill asks companies to notify EU of security breaches

The European Union works on legislation that would set up local cybersecurity agencies, in an effort to regulate tech companies that have access to user data.

By Jan. 18, 2013


FTC sues Wyndham hotels over data breaches

Hackers stole information from hundreds of thousands of payment cards, resulting, the trade commission says, in millions of dollars in fraud loss.

By Jun. 26, 2012


At E3, Sony apologizes for security breaches

Sony Computer Entertainment of America CEO Jack Tretton addresses the "elephant in the room," saying he's sorry for causing anxiety.

By Jun. 6, 2011


SEC orders disclosure of 'potential' security breaches

When the impact of a potential data security breach is significant enough, public companies must disclose it in advance.

By Oct. 13, 2011


Google privacy policy 'breaches EU law' says commissioner

The EU's justice commissioner has said Google's new privacy policy is in breach of European law.

By Mar. 2, 2012


RSA to replace SecurID tokens following breaches

Amid a wave of cyberattack against Lockheed and other companies, the SecurID maker is offering to replace the tokens for customers concerned about risk to their networks and data.

By Jun. 7, 2011


China linked to new breaches tied to RSA

Security experts say cyberattacks on defense contractors fits the pattern of China-related espionage.

By Jun. 6, 2011


Verizon: More breaches but less data lost. Huh?!

Hacking, malware, and physical attacks such as ATM and gas pump skimming are the most popular methods for stealing data, report says.

By Apr. 18, 2011