| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:27 PM
The company behind TurboTax, the best-selling tax preparation software in the country, temporarily stopped processing e-filed state tax returns this week after an uptick in fraudulent filings.
The Maryland Comptroller's office believes it has not issued...
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 12:02 PM
Hirings, promotions and recognition at South Florida employers.
Lisa Boccard, cancer advocate and community spokeswoman for The Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund with Broward Health Coral Springs was recognized by theAmerican Business Women'...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:53 PM
TurboTax, the country's most popular do-it-yourself tax preparation software, said Friday that it has temporarily stopped processing state tax returns because of an increase in fraudulent filings.
State agencies have reported a rise in filings with...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Dan Jones made it unscathed through his reconnaissance missions over Vietnam.
He wasn't as lucky after returning to the states. An unstable employee at Raytheon, where they both worked, shot Jones in the back.
"They thought I was dead," said Jones, 29...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 1:30 PM
Consumer complaints about debt again topped the list of concerns for Illinoisans last year. But identity theft, including rampant data breaches in recent years, was the No. 2 complaint and is garnering more attention, according to Illinois Attorney...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 9:12 AM
More than 50 Deerfield High School students gathered Feb. 13-15 to sell community wares in a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity.
The idea of the sale is not only building a home for someone without one, but teaching students about people in the...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 3:26 PM
Walk into your local grocery and ping! — coupons are delivered to your smartphone. Then you can pay for those groceries with the same phone, without a credit card or even a checking account.
A startup company in Hollywood is working to make that...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 12:57 PM
The hacker gang that looted as much as $1 billion worldwide from banks was unusual: It stole directly from the banks, instead of ripping off their customers.
But this was hardly a bit of Robin Hood banditry that spared innocent account holders. Security...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 1:47 PM
As they finish tallying their holiday take, many retailers are reporting that the key shopping season was good for their bottom lines. But they are entering the new year with some caution.
Wal-Mart, Target, Nordstrom, Home Depot, Macy's and Kohl's...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:45 PM
After a year that saw destructive cyberattacks on major U.S. companies, President Obama's call to stiffen America's digital defenses could help bolster the bottom lines of top defense and aerospace contractors facing cutbacks in Pentagon spending.