The First Amendment Coalition is suing the San Diego Police Department and the city of San Diego in an effort to get public records released on the force's stingray use.
Four former Sony workers have filed two class-action suits claiming the company failed to plug security holes and protect their personal data.
Apple won a class-action lawsuit that alleged they had used a software update to ensure iPod owners could only play songs sold in the iTunes Store or downloaded from CDs.
Sony Pictures's attorney David Boies is demanding that news outlets destroy "stolen information" involved in the leaks.
Peter Smith, the husband and lawyer of plaintiff Anna Smith, argued that her Fourth Amendment rights were violated in dragnet surveillance by the NSA.
Paul Shin Devine, the company's former global supply manager, admitted to being a part of a scheme where he received kickbacks from suppliers for providing them with product forecasts.
Information exposed in the breach reportedly ranges from thousands of Social Security numbers to sensitive HR and proprietary data.
The case, which alleges negligence, failture to provide adequate security and claims a violation of Minnesota's Plastic Security Act, has been given the green light to move forward.
The company disclosed the lawsuits as part of its quarterly earnings report.
Two telemarketing operations conned thousands of customers by tricking them into buying into tech support services for computer problems that didn't exist.
The American Postal Workers Union filed charges to the National Labor Relations Board against the Postal Service for failing to notify them earlier about the recent breach.
In readying a libel suit against DoubleVerify, FilmOn says it discovered that the firm deliberately distributed malware.
A class action suit filed in a New Mexico court accused the health system of failing to follow appropriate security measures.
A Canadian is leading a $500 million class-action lawsuit against Home Depot following its data breach in which up to 56 million US and Canadian credit cards were stolen.
The settlement marks the largest FCC enforcement action to date, and also involved the FTC and state attorneys general.
Another wave of celebrity nude images hit the internet on Sunday just days after Google took action to remove some of the previously leaked photos.
The young men allegedly used SQL injection and stolen logins to gain access to systems at various companies and steal their intellectual property.
A cyber liability policy covers first-party liability (property and theft) and third-party liability (privacy and data security).
The social media company is arguing that it should be able to opt out of searching users' accounts when it feels it is being done illegally.
The retailer's massive breach has spawned multiple lawsuits and reports of fraudulent transactions.
Yelp will pay $450,000, and TinyCo will pay $300,000 to settle charges that their mobile apps collected information from children under the age of 13.
An Illinois resident sued the home improvement retailer and claimed the company failed to comply with security standards.
In a filing in U.S. District Court, Target said merchants and banks "have no direct dealings" in payment transactions.
ACLU is currently arguing its case against NSA's spying program before the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
This month's news briefs cover a preliminary settlement Sony will bear for the exposure of 77 million customers, and more.
The suit claims the hospital operator failed to meet security standards to protect the personal information belonging to patients.
TEC Industrial, a Tennessee-based electrical company, has sued TriSummit Bank following a cyberheist that stole $327,804 from the firm.
A court has approved a plan for Schnucks to reimburse shoppers affected by a 2013 data breach.
A woman claims she did not realize the company was using location services to track her and accuses the company of giving the data to third parties.
With each job change, the risk that the new hire will bring confidential information or trade secrets with him or her to the new company grows.
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