Video shows thieves ransacking Chicago shoe store
Surveillance video captured the moments a group of people broke into a shoe store and stole merchandise Wednesday morning in the Edison Park neighborhood on Chicago's Northwest Side.
Ransomware attacks upgraded to national security threat
An ambitious and wide-ranging White House cybersecurity plan released Thursday calls for bolstering protections on critical sectors and making software companies legally liable when their products don’t meet basic standards.
Nearly 300 million email addresses leaked in recent Twitter data hack
A hacker was reportedly attempting to sell the data of hundreds of millions of users that was stolen in a Twitter breach.
Advocate Aurora Health, Facebook sued after 3M patient records potentially compromised
The data breach happened last month after the hospital system installed "pixels" on its website.
Red Cross cyber attack exposed data on 515,000 vulnerable people
The International Committee of the Red Cross says hackers broke into servers holding its data and gained access to personal, confidential information on more than a half-million vulnerable people.
Facebook data on more than 500M users found online
Details from more than 500 million Facebook users have been found available to download for free on a website frequented by low-level hacking enthusiasts.
Stimulus check scams: Watch out for these red flags, feds warn
The government and a cybersecurity expert are warning about fresh stimulus payment scams.
Suit: Company built 'most dangerous' facial recognition AI database in nation
The lawsuit said Clearview AI scrapes dozens of internet sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, Google and Venmo, to gather facial photos. Scraping involves the use of computer programs to automatically scan and copy data, which the lawsuit says is analyzed by Clearview AI to identify individual biometrics such as eye shape and size that are then put into a “faceprint” database that clients can use to ID people.
Kroger becomes latest victim of third-party software data breach
Kroger Co. says it was among the multiple victims of a data breach involving a third-party vendor’s file-transfer service and is notifying potentially impacted customers, offering them free credit monitoring.
Data leaks affect more than 3 billion accounts
Data breaches are something we have come to learn to live with. But, there’s one being called the 'mother of all data breaches.'
Credit card 'skimmers' found inside social media buttons
Researchers at cybersecurity firm Sansec have discovered a novel technique that inserts payment skimmers onto checkout pages, known as e-skimming or a Magecart attack.
UK, US, Canada accuse Russia of hacking virus vaccine trials
Britain, the United States and Canada are accusing Russia of trying to steal information from researchers seeking a COVID-19 vaccine.
Ensuring cybersecurity during virus pandemic
Experts say the shelter-in-place and increase in use of the internet has hackers standing by waiting to pounce on vulnerable consumers. One of the areas most at risk is our healthcare system. Debbie Gordon, CEO and founder of Cloud Range, has some tips to keep your private information safe.
Antivirus program sold users' browsing data, including porn habits
Antivirus program Avast, which is used by hundreds of millions of people, collected and sold users' most secretive browsing data to some of the world's largest companies until 2019.
Data on 267 million Facebook users exposed: Researcher
A Ukrainian security researcher reported finding a database with the names, phone numbers and unique user IDs of more than 267 million Facebook users - nearly all U.S.-based - on the open internet.
Disney Plus user accounts have already been found on hacking sites
Disney says its new Disney Plus streaming service doesn't have a security breach, but some users have been shut out after hackers tried to break into their accounts.
Yahoo data breach settlement: How to collect up to $358
If you had a Yahoo account between 2012 and 2016, you may be entitled to compensation as the tech giant looks to settle a class-action lawsuit against it after it suffered several data breaches.
DoorDash data breach compromised information of 4.9 million consumers, Dashers, merchants
Popular food delivery company DoorDash announced Thursday that a data breach compromised the information of more than 4.9 million consumers, Dashers, and merchants.