The hackers targeted JPMorgan Chase last summer and gained access to information on 76 million individuals and 7 million small businesses.
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.
The money will compensate financial institutions that had to cancel credit-card accounts and issue replacement cards with new account numbers following the 2013 data breach at the retail giant.
A new executive order lets the US Attorney General and the Secretaries of Treasury and State go after cyberattackers "where it really hurts -- at their bottom line."
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.
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.