Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged on Tuesday that her agency failed in executing its plan to protect the White House when a man with a knife entered the mansion and ran through half the ground floor before being subdued.
Johns Hopkins University officials are alerting more than 2,000 graduate students that their personal information has been discovered on the Internet.
The FBI is investigating a Baltimore-area computer worker in connection with the online disclosure last month of University of Maryland President Wallace Loh’s Social Security and cellphone numbers, according to court records.
The security breach that hit Target Corp. during the holiday season appears to have been part of a broader and highly sophisticated scam that potentially affected a large number of retailers, according to a report published by a global cyber intelligence firm that works with the U.S. Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security.
Target Corp. said Monday that the Department of Justice is investigating the credit and debit card security breach at the retailer.