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Facebook rejects new allegation that it protected employees over users in 2018 breach

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 days ago

The plaintiffs say the company knew about the problem with "access tokens" for years and chose to protect its own employees before fixing the problem for users.

Alleged Capital One hacker may have taken data from dozens of companies, feds say

by Greg Otto • 1 week ago

In a court filing, the government says Paige Thompson told police that she neither sold or shared the data from the Capital One breach.

Pakistani man allegedly paid AT&T employees big bucks to jailbreak millions of iPhones

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The scheme unlocked 2 million iPhones for use outside AT&T's network, federal prosecutors say. At least one employee allegedly received more than $400,000 for participating.

Cisco will pay $8.6 million to settle claims it sold US flawed surveillance software

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

The Department of Homeland Security and four branches of the U.S. military had purchased the affected software.

Capital One announces massive data breach; lone suspect arrested in Seattle

by Greg Otto • 4 weeks ago

The breach affected approximately 100 million individuals in the United States and approximately 6 million in Canada.

Teenage hackers are offered a second chance under European experiment

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The plan is meant to steer talented kids to more productive careers.

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