Topic: data breach

Fidelity and Dairy Queen Are Hit by Data Hackers

Latest in a string of brands to suffer security breaches

Fidelity Investments, one of the country's largest mutual fund companies, is the latest victim of data hackers, according to The Wall Street Journal. And Dairy Queen's got issues on the…

Hackers Steal Consumer Data at Jimmy John's Sandwich Shop

Latest chain under attack

Jimmy John's sandwich chain has become the latest victim of hackers, joining  a growing epidemic of financial attacks against consumers. Hackers targeted the Illinois sandwich shop, with 261 locations, between June…

Apple Says Nude Celebrity Photo Leaks Were Targeted Hacks

Maintains that its cloud is secure

Apple's cloud is safe, the company has said in response to claims that a security flaw in its photo-storing software allowed hackers to grab naked images from celebrities' personal accounts. It…

Target Taps PepsiCo Exec Brian Cornell as CEO

Seeks new leadership in wake of data breach

Target has tapped former PepsiCo executive Brian Cornell as its new CEO, the Wall Street Journal reported. The appointment marks the first time the retailer, which traditionally promotes from within,…

Consumers Buffeted by Security Hacks Still Don't Understand Data Privacy

But they appreciate brand transparency, says study

In spite of being constantly worried about online security in the wake of numerous data hacks and security breaches among top Web companies and retailers, market research firm Toluna found…

FTC's Data Security Case Against Wyndham Worldwide Moves Forward

Closely-watched case could determine authority

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 case, in…

Fandango, Credit Karma Settle FTC Charges in Data Security Case

Sends strong message to companies to tighten procedures

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…

Target Is Washington's Poster Child for Data Breach Debate

Report shows where retailer went wrong

Target is quickly becoming the poster child for Washington policymakers anxious to find a solution to curb the growing number of data breaches that steal and compromise the personal information…

FTC Sues Wyndham Over Data Breaches

Case is part of ongoing effort at commission to enforce company policies

The Federal Trade Commission filed suit today against Wyndham Worldwide Corp. and three of its subsidiaries for failing to live up to its privacy and data security policies in violation…