The New York Times and a Midwest security firm are reporting a massive breach of online privacy that includes the collection of more than a billion username and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses. Gwen Ifill talks to Dmitri Alperovitch of CrowdStrike about the method and urgency of the hack and who might be behind it. Continue reading
The chief information officer at retail giant Target has resigned following a massive holiday-season data breach, which affected millions of customers.
Following a holiday data breach, representatives from Target will testify before Congress. Earlier this week, Senator Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., also demanded that Target provide answers about the hack that affected millions of Americans. Continue reading