Yahoo Inc. has agreed to pay up to $4 million in fees to settle a class-action lawsuit filed, but the lawyers, not the plaintiffs will get the pay-out.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today approved a $100 million settlement with LifeLock over a 2010 contempt charge, the largest such payout in FTC history.
Former AT&T Mobility LLC employees who schemed to illegally unlock wireless phones on the AT&T network have landed squarely in the crosshairs of a lawsuit filed in federal court by the mobile communications company.
A court tossed out a $1.2 million lawsuit filed by Norma Lozano against UCLA Health System after her medical information was accessed and distributed without authorization.
Sony Pictures Entertainment sidestepped a class action suit by reaching a settlement with former employees whose information was exposed in a high-profile breach.
In a first of its kind ruling in New York state, a Westchester Supreme Court justice said a man can use information from his ex-wife's Facebook page as evidence in a child custody battle.
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals Monday upheld a lower court decision confirming that the FTC had the authority to pursue enforcement action against Wyndham after a trio of breaches.
A federal jury in Delaware has found Symantec guilty of two counts of patent infringement and ordered the company to pony up $17 million in damages.
Travelers Casualty and Surety Co. claims Ignition Studio failed to take basic security precautions, allowing hackers to gain access to Alpine Bank's website.
Journalist Sharyl Attkisson claims the federal government secretly monitored her personal and work computer due to her coverage on controversial topics.
Two major telecommunications companies are under fire from the FTC and FCC for their "cramming" practices.
In a class-action suit filed in federal court, a father-daughter duo accuses Comcast of using their routers to create public Wi-Fi hotspots, increasing their electricity costs and leaving them vulnerable to security issues.
Noe Iniguez posted a nude photo and derogatory remarks about his ex-girlfriend on her employer's Facebook page.
Fredrik Neij was arrested at the Thai-Laos border earlier this week on copyright violation charges.
The unnamed leaker's house was searched and a criminal case was opened after documents about the U.S. government's terrorist watch list were published.
The social media giant believes the limits imposed by the DOJ on data in transparency reports for its users violates its First Amendment rights.
After being threatened with legal action by the victims of the headline-grabbing nude celebrity photo hacks, Google has made a move to delete them.
A lawyer representing more than a dozen of the women affected by the recent iCloud celebrity hacking scandal has threatened Google with a $100,000,000 lawsuit.
A mother says a breach at Rady Children's Hospital revealed her daughter's sensitive medical records.
A judge ruled that plaintiffs couldn't show monetary damage in suit filed after a breach exposed data on 2.6 million of the retailer's customers.
For the second time in as many months, an Illinois judge has dismissed a class-action suit against Advocate spawned by a data breach last summer.
Frustrated by the NSA dragging its heels on a FOIA request, the EFF takes the NSA to court to secure records on vulnerabilities disclosure criteria.
A U.S. District judge says LinkedIn's email marketing practices run counter to California law.
The FTC filed a complaint earlier this year against the popular messaging service alleging the app deceives users about the amount of personal information it collects.
A motion filed in Maricopa County Court says that by delaying notification and lying about last April's breach, MCCCD put victims' PII at risk.
Plaintiffs claim that stolen personal information was sold and used for fraud and identity theft.
The Federal Trade filed a complaint against the operators of "Jerk.com" for breaking the FTC Act by misleading consumers.
Google must post a notice on its French homepage stating that it has been fined more than $200,000 for privacy violations.
A U.S. District Court has found that Valve, maker of the Steam video game distribution service, is not liable for a breach last November that exposed personal data belonging to some 35 million subscribers.
A South Carolina attorney has amended a lawsuit to include compliance assessor Trustwave as a defendant, opening the door to whether a security provider can be held liable for a breach at a customer's site.
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