The alleged hacker, Paige A. Thompson, obtained Social Security and bank account numbers in some instances, as well other information such as names, birthdates, credit scores and self-reported income, the bank said Monday.
By Ken Sweet, Frank Bajak, Michelle Chapman, Associated Press
Paige A. Thompson was charged with a single count of computer fraud and abuse in U.S. District Court in Seattle.
By Gene Johnson, Associated Press
The settlement was made over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people.
By Associated Press
Friday in our news wrap, Ukraine escalated its standoff with Russia. President Petro Poroshenko closed the border to all Russian men ages 16 to 60, saying he wants to prevent fighters from joining rebels in the eastern part of Ukraine.
A newly announced breach into the Marriott hotel chain’s reservation database is one of the biggest hacks in history, affecting half a billion customers in all. Amna Nawaz speaks with David Kennedy, co-founder of security firm TrustedSec, to understand what's…
Personal data was stolen from hundreds of millions of Yahoo users in the December 2014 breach attributed to Russian hackers.
By Associated Press
Facebook faces two new federal lawsuits for allegedly violating the trust of the millions of users whose personal data was shared with the data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica.
Half of all Americans could have had their sensitive data compromised by a security breach at the credit reporting agency Equifax. William Brangham joins John Yang to discuss what happened and what consumers should do to safeguard their credit.
By PBS NewsHour
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…
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