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A customer uses the credit card scanner at a Target store in Miami, Florida.

Target's data breach settlement sets a big precedent

Mar 19, 2015
The company admits fault and will offer victims significant compensation.
Posted In: Target, data breach, identity theft, settlement
President Obama delivers a speech Monday at the Federal Trade Commission offices on his plans to strengthen cyber security.

Obama unveils cybersecurity proposals

Jan 12, 2015
Plan would require companies to notify consumers of a data breach within 30 days.
Posted In: cybersecurity, data breach, sony hacks
Sony Pictures Studios this month in Los Angeles.

Cyber-crime fighters profit in a 'hacked economy'

Dec 9, 2014
Companies that may profit most are those that can quickly detect and contain breaches.
Posted In: data breach, cybersecurity, Sony
A shopping cart sits in front of a Target store. Since the massive data breach one year ago, Target has been working from behind to keep customers happy.

Target tries to be cool

Nov 19, 2014
The retailer, which reports earnings Wednesday, is trying to lure customers back.
Posted In: Target, data breach, Retail, earning report

The numbers for October 9, 2014

Oct 9, 2014
The JPMorgan breach might include more banks: Here's what we're reading Thursday.
Posted In: data breach, lego, pay gap, diversity

Why you may not know if your data has been hacked

Oct 7, 2014
There's no federal law requiring companies to say if your data has gone astray.
Posted In: data breach, JP Morgan Chase

How a bank knows it has been hacked

Oct 3, 2014
JP Morgan Chase says 76 million households' accounts were compromised this summer.
Posted In: data breach, cybersecurity, banking, JPMorgan Chase

The numbers for October 3, 2014

Oct 3, 2014
Encouraging jobs reports, JPMorgan's data breach and Facebook's new health focus.
Posted In: data breach, Facebook, Ben Bernanke, Health, jobs report

The numbers for September 9, 2014

Sep 9, 2014
Yes, there's a new iPhone coming. Here are five more numbers to keep an eye on today.
Posted In: iPhone, net neutrality, data breach, Amazon
Community Health Systems

Health records are an easy target for identity thieves

Aug 19, 2014
The word is Chinese hackers stole some 4.5 million patient records.
Posted In: data breach, hackers, digital medical records, cybersecurity