Eleven law firms filed with a Minnesota court this past week to ask for class-action certification over Target's 2013 data breach.
A pastor and former Morgan Stanley VP charged by federal prosecutors as "the linchpin of a sprawling financial and hacking conspiracy" is free on $2 million bail.
The Securities and Exchange Commission will not penalize Target Corp. for a cyberattack two years ago in which credit card and other personal information of millions of customers was exposed.
McCuneWright, LLP, along with other firms, filed a class action complaint against the IRS on Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Adobe ordered to pay $1.1 million in legal fees as well as an "undisclosed settlement" to users following breach that affected 38 million.
Law enforcement must now obtain a search warrant before seeking people's historical cell phone location information from their provider.
An appeals court in New York ruled that Facebook can't challenge Manhattan prosecutors' warrants seeking information on 381 users as part of an investigation into Social Security fraud.
A lawsuit filed in a federal court in California accused UCLA Health System of not adequately protecting the personal data of 4.5 million individuals affected by a 2014 breach.
OPM shut down one of its background investigation systems after it discovered a vulnerability, on that same day, the country's largest federal employees union filed a lawsuit against the agency.
Yoandy Perez Llanes is charged with using information acquired in the 2014 UPMC breach to defraud the IRS and the U.S. Treasury.
A California judge ordered Ellen Pao to pay Kleiner Perkins $275,996.93 for its successful gender discrimination case win against the former employee.
The Wall Street Journal reports that some of MasterCard's biggest issuers refused to back the breach settlement.
A federal judge recently denied banks' motion to block the settlement, but now the deal has been nixed for different reasons.
In the ruling, the judge shared his concerns about the fairness of the settlement terms, however.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) certified FireEye technology under the SAFETY Act, effectively shielding the company's customers from any liability in the event of a cyber terrorism attack.
An Arkansas lawyer representing whistleblowers asked a court to sanction an Arkansas police department after a hard drive he had provided for discovery materials was returned with malware on it.
Sprint Communications has agreed to pay $15.5 million to the federal government for charging law enforcement agencies for surveillance upgrades.
The Justice Department and Drug Enforcement Agency began logging nearly every phone call made from the U.S. to as many as 116 countries.
Hulu won against a legal challenge that claimed the company violated users' privacy by sharing what they watched on the site with Facebook.
In five class action suits, Premera customers accuse the insurance provider of negligence.
According to court documents, victims who prove harm would get up to $10,000 each in a proposed settlement.
Hillary Clinton's emails went unencrypted for the first three months she was secretary of state but have been encrypted since.
The Maine resident filed a $5 million class-action lawsuit against Anthem, alleging the company did not take measures to protect data.
Last year, the operators of ugotposted[.]com were ordered to pay $385,000 in a default judgment.
Jessica Bennett of San Diego filed the lawsuit last week.
The business-oriented social network has agreed to compensate paid users of its service impacted by its previous data breach.
Chesapeake Energy has filed suit against former CEO Aubrey McClendon's new venture, claiming the executive stole data, including trade secrets, to lure investors.
A set of suits filed in a Denver court accuse the insurance giant of inadequate security and false promises.
Twitter sued the government last year for violating its First Amendment rights concerning NSL disclosures.
A unit of AIG Inc. is the primary cyber insurer for Anthem, according to a recent report in Business Insurance.
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