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

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 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 • 4 months 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 • 8 months 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 • 9 months 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 • 1 year 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.

New York updates its breach notification law in response to Equifax, GDPR

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

In the SHIELD Act, New York now has one of the most consumer friendly data protection laws in the country.

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