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After security testing, CFPB to resume collecting consumer data

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Acting agency director Mick Mulvaney said the bureau is safe to resume collection after an "exhaustive" security review.

Prosecutors hand over terabytes of evidence in case against Russian charged with LinkedIn breach

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

The evidence in the Yevgeniy Nikulin case will take at least two months for defense attorneys to sort through because of the sheer amount of data involved.

Extradited Russian explores plea deal for massive LinkedIn breach

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

"The likelihood of a trial is not very high," his lawyer said. "The district has over a 99 percent conviction rate. We are not throwing clients under the bus."

National data breach notification law proposed by Senate Commerce Committee members

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 9 months ago

The new bill, called the Data Security and Breach Notification Act, comes in the wake of reports that Uber paid $100,000 to cover up a 2016 data breach that affected 57 million users.

Survey: About a quarter of small businesses say they have cyber insurance

by Shaun Waterman • 9 months ago

Fewer than one-in-five small businesses believe they are at risk of being hacked and — perhaps as a result — only 26 percent say they have cyber insurance, according to a new survey.

Equifax CEO called to testify before Congress about breach

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 11 months ago

Equifax's chief executive was formally invited Wednesday to testify Oct. 3 before Congress by top members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

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