Yahoo revealed on Wednesday that more than 1 billion user accounts were breached in August 2013.
'Twas the nightmare before Christmas. Apologies to Hollywood director Tim Burton, but VTech's current public-relations disaster is one of the scariest holiday marketing tales of all time.
In October, FBI director James Comey no doubt caused a sleepless night for many an executive when he told CBS' 60 Minutes that "there are two kinds of big companies in the United States … those who've been hacked by the Chinese and those who don't know
The Home Depot acknowledged today that its payment system suffered a security breach that has apparently exposed credit card data since April,
Apple is implementing more robust iCloud security protocols after a massive breach of celebrities’ accounts—and leak of private nude photos—revealed some weaknesses in the photo-storing service.
Hackers recently showed that Secret, the anonymous social networking app that encourages users to "speak freely," may not be so secretive after all.
One year into her tenure as chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, Edith Ramirez is putting the agency front and center as the nation’s leading enforcer on privacy and data security.
Snapchat, an app that promised messaging privacy, broke those promises to users, the Federal Trade Commission said Thursday. The hot startup agreed to settle with the FTC over charges it had deceived users about the ephemeral nature of its video and text message "snaps."
In a victory for the Federal Trade Commission, a federal judge declined to dismiss the agency's data security case against Wydham Worldwide Hotels, allowing it to move forward.
The Federal Trade Commission continues to step up its data security enforcement in an attempt to stop data breaches before they harm consumers. On Friday, the agency announced Fandango and Credit Karma agreed to settle charges the companies misrepresented the security of their mobile apps.