More than 168,000 clients of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services are being notified that computers containing their personal information were stolen.
Digital comics platform ComiXology is requiring all users to change their cryptographically protected passwords after an unauthorized individual gained access to a database of information.
More than 43,000 former and current employees of Chicago-based Assisted Living Concepts are being notified that their personal data may be at risk after an unauthorized third party gained access to sensitive payroll files.
The personal information of an undisclosed number of individuals who have enrolled in or discussed health care plan options with an AppleCare Insurance Services agent has been compromised after the agent's laptop was stolen.
Nearly 146,000 former and current students of Indiana University may have had personal information exposed after three web indexing bots known as web crawlers accessed the data from an unsecured site.
More than a thousand patients of St. Vincent Indianapolis hospital are being notified that their personal information may have been compromised after a password-protected laptop containing the data was stolen.
California's Department of Resources Recycling Recovery (CalRecycle) sent emails to personnel liaisons that contained employees' sensitive information, including Social Security numbers.
More than 300,000 current and former University of Maryland students, faculty and staff had personal information compromised on Tuesday morning.
Texas State Technical College Waco is notifying former students and employees that their personal information may have been compromised after an unauthorized party remotely gained access to a server that contained the data.
An undisclosed number of individuals who applied online for a position with Bank of the West may have had personal information compromised after an unauthorized party gained access to a job application system that contained the data.
Today marks my final day at SC Magazine after more than 7-1/2 years.
Ideas are needed on ways to improve the public's perception of computer security hackers who have no malicious intentions.
An investigative report shows the Obama administration's insider threat program is far more expansive, and troubling, than even critics had thought.
The leaks from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal a massive global effort by the U.S. government to hack various entities, including civilian targets, actions that could lead to unintended consequences.
The U.S. government is sending a clear message: We won't tolerate secrets coming to light.
Referencing the Boston bombings as terrorism prompted an unprecedented manhunt for the suspects that included a citywide lockdown. What would a similar scene have looked like on the internet?
The security researcher and self-proclaimed internet troll earned 41 months behind bars Monday for his role in using a script to retrieve data on roughly 120,000 Apple iPad users from a public web server.
Whistleblowing organizations like WikiLeaks and accused hacktivists like Hammond are not foreign spies lusting to plunder intellectual property from U.S. corporations and government agencies in order to profit and gain a competitive advantage.
The FBI and DoJ are targeting high-level U.S. officials in hopes of learning who released classified information about Stuxnet to the press. What the government is not doing is publicly explaining why it launched Stuxnet.
Hopefully the death of Aaron Swartz will lead to awareness and changes that prevents a future genius, who has so much more to offer internet users across the world, from a suicide by hanging.