It doesn't take a coding genius to steal your Social Security number, but you can be smarter than identity thieves.
A former DEA agent admits to pocketing more than $100,000 worth of bitcoins that he solicited from Ross Ulbricht, founder of the online bazaar for illegal drugs.
After finding that federal employees' Social Security numbers were stolen, the US government discovers another breach, which exposed data on intelligence agents and others.
A breach revealed last week affected more people and grabbed more personal information than previously announced, the American Federation of Government Employees said Thursday.
The FBI says it's probing a data breach at the US agency responsible for conducting security clearance background checks.
Technically Incorrect: The selfie craze is officially out of control. At the French Open, a fan runs on the court just to take a selfie with the Swiss star.
Technically Incorrect: In something of a meta-event, a woman who is filming police during an operation is herself filmed as a deputy marshal grabs her phone and throws it to the ground.
President Barack Obama issues a memorandum to bring 25 federal agencies together to help encourage private industry to deploy broadband.
Apple CEO Tim Cook announces at a White House-sponsored cybersecurity summit that Apple Pay will be available for some transactions with the federal government starting in September. It may some day be integrated with Social Security.
A federal consumer protection agency is suing Sprint over allegations that it allowed third-party companies to "cram" customers' bills with fraudulent charges.