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.
Less than two weeks after the book giant revealed that PIN pads at dozens of its stores were compromised, four victims have filed lawsuits, alleging the company failed to properly protect their data and notify them in reasonable timeframe.
A software developer and seven rental computer distributors are accused of installing spy software on machines that was capable of logging keystrokes and taking webcam photos.
The world's largest hotel operator is disputing allegations that it violated the FTC Act when it sustained a series of data security breaches.
The suit contends that Yahoo didn't properly protect the personal information of some 450,000 users of its Contributor Network.
If a data breach occurs, when are companies more likely to be sued by consumers or employees? A Carnegie Mellon University researcher joined me on the SC Magazine Podcast to discuss.
A Russian computer programmer has denied allegations by Microsoft that he was responsible for manning a prolific spam botnet.
The largest class-action settlement in Hawaii's history is related to data breaches at University of Hawaii campuses.
Microsoft believes it has found the person responsible for the spam-pushing Kelihos botnet, according to a new lawsuit.
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