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Equifax Hack Put More Info at Risk Than Consumers Knew

Equifax Hack Put More Info at Risk Than Consumers Knew

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Feb 12
The Equifax data breach exposed more of consumers' personal information than the company first disclosed last year, according to documents given to lawmakers.

Neo-Nazi Publisher Won't Reveal Whereabouts, Citing Threats

By Michael Kunzelman | Jan 20
Andrew Anglin operates a neo-Nazi website notorious for publishing personal information about the targets of its internet trolling campaigns. But The Daily Stormer's publisher refused this week to publicly reveal where he is living.

Cybersecurity Firm: U.S. Senate in Russian Hackers' Crosshairs

By Raphael Satter | Jan 12
The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate, a cybersecurity firm said Friday.

Cybercrimes Present Unique Challenges for Investigators

By Kate Brumback | Nov 15
The federal investigators looking into the breach that exposed personal information maintained by the Equifax credit report company are used to dealing with high-profile hacks and the challenges they present.

Yahoo: 3 Billion Accounts Breached in 2013. Yes, 3 Billion

By Matt O'Brien | Oct 5
Yahoo has tripled down on what was already the largest data breach in history, saying it affected all 3 billion accounts on its service, not the 1 billion it revealed late last year.

Equifax: 2.5 Million More Americans May Be Affected by Hack

By Ken Sweet | Oct 3
Credit report company Equifax said Monday that an additional 2.5 million Americans may have been affected by the massive security breach of its systems, bringing the total to 145.5 million people who had their personal information accessed or stolen.

DHS: Hackers Targeted Other Systems to Find Weak Spots

By Chad Day | Sep 30
The Department of Homeland Security on Thursday sought to clear up confusion over its assessment that 21 states had their election systems targeted by Russian government hackers.

Whole Foods Says Customer Payment Information Was Hacked

Sep 30
Whole Foods says the credit and debit card information of customers who bought meals or drinks at its in-store restaurants or bars were exposed to hackers.

At Risk?: Equifax Hack Has Businesses Uneasy About Security

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Sep 28
Small businesses often lag behind big companies in data security, not believing they might be targets. But 61 percent of the victims of breaches in 2016 were businesses with fewer than 1,000 employees.

Federal Government Notifies 21 States of Election Hacking

By Geoff Mulvihill and Jake Pearson | Sep 25
The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election.

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