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.
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.