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…
Freezing your credit report is now free thanks to a new federal law. The service, which aims to prevent identity theft, previously cost upwards of $30 in some states.
By Gretchen Frazee
While the first mailings of new cards begin next April, Congress has set an April 2019 deadline for all beneficiaries to have received one.
By Lauren Neergaard, Associated Press
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
Families applying for federal student aid are facing extra hurdles this year after a potential data breach led federal officials to remove an online tool that smoothed the process.
By Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration says the fingerprints of 5.6 million people who applied for or received a federal security clearance were stolen -- not 1.1 million as first believed.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- A computer breach at the IRS in which thieves stole tax information from thousands of taxpayers is much bigger than the agency originally disclosed.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
In response to the disclosure that the personal information of more than 26 million U.S. veterans had been stolen almost three weeks ago, the Department of Veterans Affairs has created a call center to inform potential victims about consumer identity…
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