More taxpayers than originally thought had personal information stolen in a hack that used a surprisingly simple method.
Up until now, the number of people affected by recent hacks of US government databases was a mystery. Also compromised were more than 1 million fingerprints.
AT&T settles with FCC over customer data that was stolen from data centers overseas and used to unlock stolen mobile phones.
From CNET Magazine: Fingerprint readers, which are more convenient and more secure than passcodes, could finally do away with the weakest link in almost any security system.
If proven true, the lawsuit could show the search giant took a wrong turn in its bidding war with Facebook over Waze in 2013.
But under federal law, health insurance companies don't have to encrypt user data.
Losing your phone is awful, but if you're working with your carrier and law enforcement to recover it, they may need your IMEI number.
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon helps a reader figure out where he can get a good deal on a new smartphone.
A British man steals a tablet from a charity store and, eight days later, tries to donate it back because he can't get it to run.
A Houston woman says she traced her allegedly stolen iPhone 6, which she'd handed to a teen to call his mom, to a local Starbucks. However, she claims she was barred by her barista.