- EU police: religious extremism still top security threat Updated: May-23-16 11:48 am
BRUSSELS - A top European Union police official says that despite extensive government action, violent religious-driven extremism remains the "top threat to the security" of the 28-nation bloc and its half billion citizens.
- Correction: Campaign 2016-Foreign Hacking story Updated: May-23-16 11:30 am
WASHINGTON - In a story May 18 about possible foreign hacking into presidential campaigns, The Associated Press used the wrong configuration for the name of the chief executive officer of PKWARE. His name is V. Miller Newton, not V. Newton Miller.
- Oculus responds to Sen. Al Franken's VR privacy questions Updated: May-19-16 3:24 pm
LOS ANGELES - The virtual reality company Oculus relies heavily on Facebook for security and shares information about its users with VR creators.
- San Diego County data breach affects 30,000-plus students Updated: May-17-16 4:55 pm
POWAY, California - When a member of an advisory board asked a San Diego County school district for records containing her own name she mistakenly received sensitive personal information about more than 36,000 children.
- 'User error' blamed for Missoula school data breach Updated: May-17-16 12:43 am
MISSOULA, Montana - An investigation by a digital forensics company into the release of sensitive student information from a Missoula high school in December has found that "user error" led to the data breach.
- The Latest: 1st woman takes over top US command Updated: May-13-16 1:50 pm
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado - The Latest on the installation of the first woman to lead a top-tier U.S. warfighting command. (all times local):
- Security clearance background checks to include social media Updated: May-13-16 12:58 pm
WASHINGTON - Investigators can now probe Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites as a part of background checks for security clearances - something that lawmakers said Friday was a classic case of the government playing catch-up with technology.
- California judge allows Illinois Facebook lawsuit to proceed Updated: May-11-16 4:06 pm
CHICAGO - A federal judge in California has ruled that three Illinois men can proceed with their class-action lawsuit challenging Facebook's facial recognition software used to identify people in uploaded photos.
- Waterloo hospital notifies 1,620 patients of data breach Updated: May-11-16 1:09 pm
WATERLOO, Iowa - A Waterloo hospital is notifying about 1,620 patients that a former employee inappropriately accessed some of their personal information.
- Ohio inadvertently releases health information of 59,000 Updated: May-10-16 12:45 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The state says it inadvertently released the protected health information of thousands of Ohioans who received mental health services.
- Digital spring cleaning: 4 'cyber hygiene' tips to stay safe Updated: May-04-16 11:06 am
NEW YORK - Spring cleaning isn't just about tossing old furniture and torn clothing: It's a great time to clear out your digital clutter and make sure you're protected against hackers.
- More business data breaches involving New Yorkers reported Updated: May-04-16 12:47 am
ALBANY, New York - Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (SHNEYE'-dur-muhn) says computer data breaches are "an escalating threat" to personal security.
- Chicago social club reports breach of guests' personal data Updated: May-03-16 10:44 pm
CHICAGO - The Union League Club of Chicago says a worker stole guests' payment card information and is urging patrons to watch personal financial activity.