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hacking. privacy


Ashley Madison says it's adding new members despite hack

The extramarital-dating site boasts that hundreds of thousands of new members have joined despite a cyberattack that exposed customer data.

By August 31, 2015


CEO of Ashley Madison parent steps down in wake of hacking scandal

Noel Biderman has left Avid Life Media as the company grapples with the fallout from a hack and the revelations of customers' personal information.

By August 28, 2015


Head of federal personnel agency resigns in wake of hacked databases

On the heels of the announcement that 22 million Social Security numbers were compromised, Katherine Archuleta steps down as director of the Office of Personnel Management.

By July 10, 2015


When hackers get hacked: Secretive spy software team falls victim to attack

Unhappy with Hacking Team for allegedly selling software to repressive governments, hackers publish stolen data.

By July 6, 2015


Experian loses data again, 15M T-Mobile customers in danger

This isn't the first time Experian has exposed consumer records. Meanwhile, Patreon also loses customer data in a breach, and Android owners need to beware of a new bug.

By October 2, 2015


Steer clear of low-tech hacks: How to keep your information safe

It doesn't take a coding genius to steal your Social Security number, but you can be smarter than identity thieves.

By July 5, 2015


None of us is safe: Major cybersecurity company hacked

Kaspersky Lab detected a sophisticated and expensive hack it says was carried out by a country.

By June 10, 2015


WikiLeaks republishes hacked Sony data in searchable database

Cache of data stolen in crippling hack includes emails, company documents, and personal information of studio employees and celebrities.

By April 16, 2015


Data breach exposes 10M health records from New York insurer

Hack of Excellus is the latest in a string of attacks that, experts say, show records are more valuable than credit card numbers on the black market.

By September 10, 2015


Hackers could use baby monitors to watch your kids too, security experts warn

Some video-streaming baby monitors aren't safe from hackers, a security researcher finds, and it doesn't matter how much you paid either. Experts say this is part of a trend indicating poor security in Net-connected household devices.

By September 2, 2015