Nation Oct 03

Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. corporate offices are pictured in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Tami Chappell/Reuters
How the Equifax hack happened, according to its CEO

In a prepared testimony ahead of his appearance before a congressional panel, former Equifax CEO Richard Smith said he was "deeply sorry" about last month's data breach. But how exactly did that happen? Smith offers his own version of events.

Mar 02

Pentagon seeks a few good computer hackers to test security

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon is looking for a few good computer hackers. Screened high-tech specialists will be brought in to try to breach the Defense Department's public Internet pages in a pilot program aimed at finding and fixing cybersecurity vulnerabilities.

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