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It doesn't take a coding genius to steal your Social Security number, but you can be smarter than identity thieves.
Smooth words and a fake identity gave one man the power to compromise millions of private financial records belonging to US consumers.
There has been a noticeable drop-off in time spent with desktop social services in the U.S., the U.K., and Australia, according to Experian.
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.
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.
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains why the Supreme Court's Aereo decision was bad for those who've ditched traditional TV service.
Looking to recoup burned customers, the big-box retailer offers affected shoppers credit monitoring from Experian -- worth $191.
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.
Sky's AdSmart system is taking the targeted ads we're used to seeing online and sticking them into the advert breaks of Sky programmes.
Leading data broker Acxiom's free AboutTheData.com service offers a glimpse of the ad-targeting information the company has collected about you. But opting out of targeted ads may not be so simple.