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Meet Berla, the little-known company that can pull smartphone data from your car

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

Automobile manufacturers are pulling data from cars in little-known partnerships that allow government access to data that would otherwise be protected by smartphone security.

Multiple class-action lawsuits filed in wake of Equifax breach

by Greg Otto • 2 weeks ago

Not even 24 hours after the Georgia-based credit reporting company announced the incident, lawsuits were filed in federal courts in Georgia and Oregon.

Equifax breached, up to 143 million SSNs and DOBs stolen, all Americans offered credit monitoring

by Shaun Waterman • 2 weeks ago

The huge data company says it will offer free credit monitoring to anyone who wants it, whether their personal information was was stolen or not.

Lenovo settles FTC, state complaints on preinstalled invasive adware

by Shaun Waterman • 3 weeks ago

The company will pay $3.5 million to settle state cases over VisualDiscovery, and will institute a security and privacy audit to satisfy the FTC, but denies wrongdoing.

CareFirst customers granted right to sue over 2014 cyberattack

by Ryan Johnston • 2 months ago

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a district court's decision to dismiss a class action suit on Tuesday.

Serial crook posed as Anonymous and extorted news websites with DDoS, officials say

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Federal officers arrested a Seattle man this week for allegedly launching denial-of-service attacks against the legal news site Leagle.com after the company refused his demands to remove court documents about the alleged hacker's past criminal activity.

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