Tags identity theft

Do credit monitoring and ID protection services do much for breach victims?

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

"We need to rethink how consumer data is stewarded," one customer advocate said.

Credit union's lawsuit against Fiserv is a test for cybersecurity liability

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

The credit union claims that Fiserv's online banking platform was so riddled with vulnerabilities it exposed its members to possible identity theft.

Michigan man accused in 2014 hack of medical center, sale of data on 65,000 people

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Justin Sean Johnson allegedly hacked the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania’s largest health care system.

Ex-DHS inspector general indicted for allegedly stealing government software

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The head-turning indictment accuses Charles Edwards of stealing DHS IG software and trying to profit from it.

WeLeakInfo, a search engine for breached personal data, shut down

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

For three years, the site offered more convenience for scouring personal data than brokers on the dark web.

U.S. charges five in scheme to swindle millions from military personnel

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The scheme targeted thousands of people, and involved the compromise of a Department of Defense portal that military members use to access their benefits.