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.
Plaintiffs in California, Georgia, Indiana and Alabama have filed suits and Anthem warned customers to brace for more phishing scams.
A New York jury found Ross Ulbricht guilty of all charges pertaining to his involvement and creation of the illicit Silk Road marketplace.
If the deal is finalized, the social media giant would have to pay a number of its premium memberships subscribers up to $50.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday regarding a Los Angeles city ordinance that requires hotel owners to give guest registers to police, even without a warrant or other legal process.
PlayStation Network (PSN), Qriocity, or Sony Online Entertainment accountholders affected by a 2011 Sony hack could qualify for benefits from a class action settlement.
A Georgia judge ordered Home Depot respond to class-action lawsuit allegations surrounding the retailer's major data breach this past summer by July 2015.
A woman accused a federal agent of using her cellphone data to create a fake Facebook page.
First Data Management Services Corp. and Citicorp Payment Services Inc. have been ordered to return any funds held in excess of $500,000 to the supermarket chain.
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