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Stanford U. official ousted after keeping quiet about huge exposure of sensitive data
The data exposure led to controversy about how the school said it dealt out financial aid versus how the process actually worked in practice.
FBI charges man in massive data theft from HBO
The FBI alleges a man stole personal financial information and passwords belonging to company employees, as well as what appears to be unreleased television scripts and episodes.
Forever 21 announces payment card data breach
The retailer says an unauthorized party accessed payment card data from some of its stores.
Rep. Connolly: National data breach notification law could be coming
Gerry Connolly said he hopes for a national standard to evolve among the private sector, but massive breaches like that at credit monitoring firm Equifax may force Congress’s hand.
Equifax CEO retires after mega breach
Equifax CEO Richard Smith will be stepping down from his position as chairman of the board and chief executive officer, the company announced Thursday.
The FTC is officially investigating the Equifax breach
It's highly unusual for the FTC to publicly comment on the existence or status of an ongoing investigation.