| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 3:17 PM
I returned from vacation this week to find one of those lovely letters at home alerting me that my personal information may have been stolen in the data breach that hit physicians affiliated with Community Health Systems.
The next day I heard about...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 11:16 AM
When I spoke with online security and identity theft expert Neal O'Farrell yesterday about the Home Depot data breach, he told me that a corporation's best security measures can be rendered useless by the slip-up of a single employee. What I got in the...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Home Depot Inc. confirmed that its payment data systems had been breached, saying that its investigation is stretching back as far as April.
The Atlanta home improvement chain said Monday the breach could affect customers who used credit or debit...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Goodwill Industries International said an investigation is underway over a possible theft of customer credit card numbers.
The nonprofit said federal authorities and a payment card industry fraud investigative unit told Goodwill on Friday that “...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 9:48 AM
BOSTON (Reuters) - Two security experts who a year ago exposed methods for hacking the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape say they have developed technology that would keep automobiles safe from cyber attacks.
At last summer's Def Con hacking conference in Las...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Allegations of industrial cyber-espionage and mass electronic snooping have been flying hot and heavy between Washington and Beijing recently, but director Michael Mann’s upcoming cyber-thriller imagines an American and a Chinese army officer...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:07 PM
To the money managers at Silversage Advisors in Irvine, it seemed like a no-brainer to store backup computer drives far from the main office to ensure seamless operations in case of a calamity.
Then professional burglars hit the home where the drives...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Russian officials on Tuesday accused the United States of kidnapping the 30-year-old son of a Moscow lawmaker after detaining him in the Maldives and flying him to Guam to face charges of trafficking in stolen credit card information.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:31 AM
PF Chang's is investigating claims of a data breach involving credit and debit card data stolen from restaurant locations in the United States, the restaurant chain said on Tuesday.
A number of newly stolen credit and debit cards appeared on an...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The apparent identity thefts of more than 40 former and current New Trier High School employees have prompted the school district to ask local and state law enforcement authorities for help with the investigation, New Trier officials confirmed this week....