| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Fraudsters are having a field day.
After hackers stole credit card and personal information during the holidays from 110 million Target customers, new horror stories continue to unfold about the massive data breach.
Neiman Marcus Group has reported...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:53 PM
WASHINGTON — Insiders like Edward Snowden who leak secrets about sensitive U.S. intelligence programs pose a potentially greater danger to national security than terrorists, America's spy chiefs warned Wednesday in their annual report to Congress on...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:18 PM
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department said Wednesday that it has launched a criminal investigation into the recent cybertheft of more than 110 million Target customers' data, including the credit card numbers of 40 million Americans.
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:22 AM
These days, even a refrigerator can fall prey to a cyber attack.
That's what security firm Proofpoint is reporting Thursday after uncovering one of the first Internet of things cyber attacks, meaning it involved so-called smart appliances that are...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Thirteen members of hacker group Anonymous have pleaded guilty to charges related to their involvement in a 2010 cyber attack of PayPal, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.
One of the defendants also pleaded guilty to the charges arising...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:25 AM
More bad news for folks who used their credit cards at Target during the holiday shopping season. Many of the 40 million credit cards that the company says were part of the data breach are already for sale on black markets around the world.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:13 PM
As millions of bargain-crazed customers swarmed through Target stores on Black Friday, one of the most audacious heists in retail history was quietly underway.
A band of cyberthieves pilfered credit and debit card information from the giant retailer's...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The massive data breach at Target this week has again highlighted how the United States remains a relatively insecure backwater when it comes to credit card technology.
Over the last decade, most countries have moved toward using credit cards that carry...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 2:30 PM
LONDON -- A notorious Russian hacker offered to sell access to a secret BBC computer server on Christmas Day.
The hacker, known by the monikers "HASH" and "Rev0lver," placed notices on underground cyber-crime forums stating that it had hacked a BBC...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Target Corp said PIN data of some customers' bank ATM cards were stolen in a massive cyber attack at the third-largest U.S. retailer, but it was confident that the information was "safe and secure."
The stolen PIN data was "strongly encrypted" when it...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Consumers shellshocked by the escalating size and frequency of payment card hacks like the one that recently struck Target aren't likely to get much relief any time soon.
If anything, security experts say, the situation will worsen for American shoppers...