Some 7 million small businesses were also compromised in the computer attack over the summer -- far more than the 1 million customer accounts initially thought to have been breached.
Investigation into attack on JPMorgan Chase may have expanded to seven of the world's top banks, amid a report that hackers altered records.
The FBI investigates a data breach into one of the world's largest banks that may have involved malware being deposited on an employee's personal computer.
Data breaches rose 49 percent last year, says a study. And hackers are changing their priorities from short-term spending sprees with stolen card info to long-term mischief with your identity.
The president plans to visit the San Francisco Bay Area to meet with leaders in cybersecurity and discuss how to best move forward in preventing hacks and cyberattacks.
The president urges Congress to pass legislation that would strengthen the country's hacking detection system and counterintelligence capabilities.
Global IT spending is now slated to rise just 0.6 percent this year, down from the investment firm's prior forecast of 1.2 percent.
From Target to Home Depot to JPMorgan, this year was a bad one for massive security breaches. Expect more of the same next year.
A recent attack against Morgan Stanley that exposed hundreds of thousands of customer accounts was an inside job, a threat experts say is nearly impossible to stop.
Data breaches are on the rise, but cybersecurity experts say employees and companies can still make broad changes to cut back on hacks.