Neiman Agrees to Pay $1.6M Over Data Breach
The settlement ends a three-year legal battle between the retailer and customers whose credit card information was allegedly exposed by the 2013 hack.
U.S. Data Breaches Hit All-Time High
Companies sustained more than 1,000 data breaches in 2016, an increase of 40% over 2015 data.
Symantec Bets $2.3B on Identity Theft Protection
The maker of Norton antivirus software is acquiring LifeLock in a move to further diversify its computer security offerings.
Wells Fargo Facing California Criminal Probe
The state attorney general is investigating whether bank employees stole customers' identities when they created unauthorized accounts.
IRS Faulted Over Taxpayer Authentication
An in-house watchdog says authentication weaknesses have left tax account information vulnerable to "unscrupulous individuals."
Experian Reveals Hack of T-Mobile Customer Data
Cyber thieves accessed information on 15 million consumers that T-Mobile provided Experian for credit checks.
New IRS Unit Targets Refund Cyber Thieves
Refund fraud — the kind in which a thief steals a taxpayer's identity and files a tax return to claim the victim's refund — is running rampant.
Watchdog Finds IRS Cyber Security Still Flawed
The Internal Revenue Service needs to step up its security practices to protect financial and taxpayer data, says the Government Accountability Office.
Anthem Discloses ‘Very Sophisticated’ Cyber Attack
Wednesday's breach hit Anthem's database containing 80 million people.