- Harvard announces computer data breach Updated: Jul-02-15 7:34 am
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Harvard University is investigating a security breach into its data systems.
- New Chinese law reinforces government control of cyberspace Updated: Jul-01-15 6:28 am
BEIJING - China's legislature passed sweeping legislation on Wednesday that reinforces government controls over cyberspace, as the nation's leaders try to address what they see as growing threats to Chinese networks and national security.
- Union sues feds over hack, says agency had ample warning Updated: Jun-29-15 6:38 pm
WASHINGTON - The largest federal employee union filed a class action lawsuit Monday against the federal personnel office, its leaders and one of its contractors, arguing that negligence contributed to what government officials are calling one of the most damaging cyberthefts in U.S. history.
- Yahoo's Stamos to become Facebook's chief security officer Updated: Jun-25-15 8:38 am
NEW YORK - Yahoo's cybersecurity chief says he's heading to Facebook to become its chief security officer.
- Carter: NATO must bolster cyberdefense Updated: Jun-24-15 3:33 pm
BRUSSELS - NATO must improve its ability to defend itself against cyberattacks before it tries to build its offensive cyberwarfare capabilities, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told alliance leaders Wednesday amid rising tensions with Russia, which has proven its willingness to launch computer-based attacks against other nations.
- The Latest: Boston Marathon bomber says he prays for victims Updated: Jun-24-15 2:21 pm
BOSTON - The latest on the formal sentencing of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (all times local):
- Clarksville Town Court reports breach of classified files Updated: Jun-24-15 9:57 am
CLARKSVILLE, Indiana - A southern Indiana court says it has notified the FBI, local police and the Indiana Supreme Court about a data breach that has exposed personal information of people involved in cases dating from 2005 and earlier.
- Agency chief: Contractor's credential used to breach system Updated: Jun-23-15 7:57 pm
WASHINGTON - The head of the government agency that suffered two massive cyberattacks said Tuesday that a hacker gained access to its records with a credential used by a federal contractor.
- Q&A: EBay's security chief cites evolving cyberthreats Updated: Jun-16-15 11:10 am
NEW YORK - It seems there's nowhere to hide these days from cyberattacks.
- Push for privacy standards for facial recognition falters Updated: Jun-16-15 12:07 am
WASHINGTON - Retailers have the ability to scan your face digitally, and use that identification to offer you special prices or even recognize you as a prior shoplifter. But should they use it? Should they get your permission first?
- 390,000 people tied to DHS may have had data breached Updated: Jun-15-15 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON - As many as 390,000 current and former Homeland Security Department employees, contractors and job applicants may have had their private data compromised in a newly disclosed computer hack discovered last year.
- Officials say data breach identified on state server Updated: Jun-12-15 7:11 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A state server containing information from North Dakota's workers' compensation agency was breached, but it's unlikely any personal information was stolen, state officials announced Friday.
- New U of Illinois center will focus on cyber security Updated: Jun-12-15 4:07 am
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - The University of Illinois will lead a new center that will try to help government and the business world strengthen cyber security.
- Texas Medicaid patients have private data exposed online Updated: Jun-11-15 8:45 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The private health data for thousands of Medicaid patients in Texas has been accidentally exposed, officials with the state Department of Aging and Disability Services said Thursday.
- Report says rich nations face rising risks of cyberattacks Updated: Jun-11-15 9:23 am
TOKYO - Wealthy nations face a high and fast-growing threat of cyberattacks while risks from terrorism increasingly are confined to poorer, conflict-stricken countries, according to a defense outlook report by the consultancy Deloitte.
- New York ski resort reports data breach that lasted months Updated: Jun-11-15 3:05 am
ELLICOTTVILLE, New York - Visitors to a western New York ski resort are being urged to watch their credit card statements after the discovery of a data breach.
- Senate to vote soon on cyber security legislation Updated: Jun-09-15 3:57 pm
WASHINGTON - The Senate will soon vote on legislation intended to thwart cyberattacks by encouraging private companies to let the government know about details of the breaches they experience.