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.
Rishab Verma and his company agreed to settle charges filed by the FTC that Verma sent millions of spam text messages that deceitfully promised free merchandise.
The 2011 hack exposed the personal information of roughly 77 million users registered with PlayStation Network and Qriocity.
A suit filed in a federal court in Louisiana charges the company with failing to protect personal information and seeks damages on multiple counts.
The ruling comes nearly three years after a computer theft occurred at the organization.
After Amazon refused to a settlement, the FTC filed suit to force the online company to make restitution and change practices in its app store.
Target has asked a Minnesota court to stay discovery until motions to dismiss the claims have been addressed.
The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, alleges that the restaurant chain failed to protect their personal financial data.
For years, Google has battled accusations that it violated WireTap Act for its use of Street View.
Under investigation is FTC's relationship with security firm Tiversa, which provided the agency evidence in an ongoing data security case.
On Friday, a class-action complaint was filed against Paytime over a massive breach the payroll company experienced in April and announced in May.
A recent court decision sided with a bank over a firm controlling escrow accounts.
A Florida judge sided with the ACLU on Tuesday and ordered that a testimony on the police use of "stingray" devices be unsealed.
It is still unclear whether the lawsuits will gain class-action status, putting potential claimants in the millions.
The lawsuit stems from a 2011 breach that impacted patients at military treatment facilities in Texas.
A federal district court judge has ruled not to dismiss the administrative trial proceedings regarding the ongoing court battle between the FTC and LabMD.
After the tech giant challenged a law enforcement request for a user's information located on a server in Dublin, a judge ruled against it.
The company is currently dealing with a lawsuit that challenges its email scanning practices.
The court battle began when the FTC filed a 2012 complaint against hotelier Wyndham, accusing it of deceptive and unfair practices against consumers following data breaches.
Symantec and a company it contracted, Digital River, are accused of misleading consumers who paid for antivirus download insurance.
A former Microsoft employee has pleaded guilty to charges related to sharing software code for looming company products.
Google continues to fight a court ruling that its interception of Wi-Fi traffic, using Street View, may have been unlawful.
HiringSolved, a start-up recruiting company, was named in an amended complaint, as well as its founder. The social networking service claims they violated its terms of agreement, as well as copyright and hacking laws.
A plaintiff says she would have viewed her premium LinkedIn subscription as "less valuable" had the company disclosed "lax security practices," before its 2012 password breach.
Trustmark National Bank has dropped its claims related to the class-action lawsuit filed last week against the retail giant and the security firm.
Legal experts say the settlement serves as a small win for plaintiffs, and a much bigger one for their attorneys.
Banks impacted by the Target data breach have banded together to file a class-action against the retail giant, as well as against security firm Trustwave.
California-based Stanford Hospital & Clinics and billing contractor Multi-Specialty Collection Services LLC may end up paying a more than $4 million settlement for a 2010 breach, according to a report.
Jared James Abrahams was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison after hacking into young womens' webcams and blackmailing them for more nude photos.
A class-action lawsuit filed against Google this past week alleges that children were allowed to make purchases within apps without parental consent.