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The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn’t look like that trend will change anytime soon.

08/28/2014

How To Repair Your Credit After Identify Theft

Many Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.

08/28/2014

Some UPS customers may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

UPS Says 51 Retail Stores Breached By Malware

Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states.

08/21/2014

The White House says evidence shows the hack against Sony Pictures was carried out by a "sophisticated actor" with "malicious intent." credit: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images

Report: Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion Passwords

Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published Tuesday.

08/06/2014

The White House says evidence shows the hack against Sony Pictures was carried out by a "sophisticated actor" with "malicious intent." credit: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images

More Than 1,000 StubHub Accounts Hacked

Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers’ accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller, a law enforcement official and the company said.

07/23/2014

File photo of a Target. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Target Profits Down 16 Percent After Massive Data Breach

Target reported a 16 percent drop in first-quarter earnings as a massive data breach and botched up expansion plans in Canada continue to batter results.

05/21/2014

File photo of a Target. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Target CEO Resigns in Wake of Data Breach

Target’s massive data breach has now cost the company’s CEO his job.

05/05/2014

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AOL Reports Email Security Breach

AOL says a security breach may have exposed the private information of a “significant number” of its email users’ accounts.

04/28/2014

File photo of a person using a computer. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Johns Hopkins Students’ Info Discovered Online

Johns Hopkins University officials are alerting more than 2,000 graduate students that their personal information has been discovered on the Internet.

04/28/2014

File photo of a Target. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cyber Cops: Target Hackers May Take Years To Find

Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target’s computer systems last December.

04/17/2014

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