| Mar 17, 2015
| 1:58 PM
A data breach may have exposed sensitive information of 11 million customers and employees of a major health insurer in the northwest United States.
Premera Blue Cross, based near Seattle in Mountlake Terrace, Wash., said it discovered Jan. 29 that it...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 10:56 AM
Health insurance giant Anthem Inc. said hackers had breached its computer system and that the personal information of tens of millions of customers and employees was possibly at risk.
The attack on the nation’s second-largest health insurer...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 7:14 PM
Los Angeles City Council candidate Tomas O’Grady said Monday that he has asked police to investigate the apparent hacking of his personal email account and a telephone call from someone threatening to expose private messages between him and his...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 12:49 PM
A thief had stolen a rare 16th-century book from Italy. It was Marty Hamlin's job to find it, and help bring it home.
Hamlin, a special agent in Baltimore for Homeland Security Investigations — an arm of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 6:51 PM
After more than a decade of hunting terrorists, stopping plots and scrambling from crisis to crisis, the CIA has concluded it has been outflanked and outwitted on a critical front: digital tradecraft.
On Friday, the CIA acknowledged that it was time...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 2:34 PM
Ever since the Internet blossomed in the 1990s, cybersecurity was built on the idea that computers could be protected by a digital quarantine. Now, as hackers routinely overwhelm such defenses, experts say cybersecurity is beyond due an overhaul....
| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:44 AM
Anthem says hackers stole up to 80 million personal records in a cyberattack Wednesday. Anthem, the nation's second-biggest health insurer, has information for its subscribers here.
Anthem also operates as Wellpoint, Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 10:34 AM
There's a special folder in my email inbox where I keep communications from companies where data breaches have allowed my personal information to be stolen--or maybe it's a special circle of hell.
Its volume grows almost month by month. It holds...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:27 PM
WASHINGTON — Florida remained the hotspot for fraud and identity theft in 2014, burdened by the highest per-person rate of consumer complaints in the nation.
Among metro areas, South Florida topped the list for ID-theft complaints for the fifth...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 7:19 PM
Hackers are wreaking havoc on big organizations, but they're also spurring a new market — cyberattack liability insurance.
Once-complacent businesses, stung by debilitating cyberattacks at Target Corp., JPMorgan Chase Co. and other well-known...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 3:11 PM
Sony Corp. said it has spent an estimated $15 million investigating and recovering from the massive cyberattack that crippled its movie and TV studio.
Since November, Sony Pictures Entertainment has been working to repair the damage caused by a group...