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.
Anyone who shopped at a Home Depot store with a payment card since April may be exposed to the hack, the home improvement retailer says.
Hackers infiltrated the US government's healthcare portal, but did not steal any data uploaded by customers.
Encrypted PINs were taken in the recent hack but Target says the data should be "safe and secure" since the actual encryption key was not obtained.
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In what "has all the markings of a state-sponsored attack," government contractor US Investigations Services reveals the probable theft of government employees' personal information.
While it hasn't yet determined if any specific person's credit card data was stolen, the restaurant chain has isolated the attack to 33 locations and specific time frames.
Encryption has been optional since 2011, but Android L, due out later this year, will include activation procedures for automatic encryption.
Private messaging isn't so private, say University of New Haven researchers who found Android apps transmitting and storing unencrypted images, chats, screenshots and even passwords.
Home-improvement retailer confirms it is investigating "unusual activity" related to customer data but does not confirm a breach occurred.