One of the country's major credit reporting agencies said hackers had accessed the names, birth dates, addresses, Social Security numbers and, in some cases, driver's license numbers of some 143 million customers…
By Erica R. Hendry
In our news wrap Thursday, more than a third of the U.S. population could be affected by a data breach of the credit monitoring firm Equifax. The company says intruders gained access to customer information, including social security numbers and…
By PBS NewsHour
Nuclear and other energy providers have been advised by the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI that hackers may be trying to breach their computer systems.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
A global cyberattack has now affected an estimated 300,000 machines in 150 countries.
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, a massive cyberattack that infected computers with ransomware crippled major institutions and companies in scores of countries. Also, the Justice Department has issued a directive to federal prosecutors to seek tougher sentences for the vast…
By Vikram Mansharamani
The same technologies that enable us to rapidly order an Uber or to instantaneously download the latest book by Michael Lewis can also empty our bank accounts or steal our identities.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is banking that tough talk on suspected Chinese cyberattacks will yield changes in Beijing's behavior and justify a decision to hold off penalizing China.
By Jack Gillum, Associated Press
The Obama administration says hackers stole Social Security numbers from more than 21 million people and took other sensitive information when government computer systems were compromised.
By Ted Bridis and Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Several U.S. officials say hackers linked to China appear to have gained access to sensitive background information submitted by intelligence and military personnel seeking security clearances. The break is the second cyberbreach of federal records revealed in a…
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