A new bill has been brought before the US Senate that would unify data breach notification laws across the United States. Read on for what's protected and how it would work.
The "Toy Story 2" movie was nearly lost forever because of failing backup software.
Watch the video to find out the story, and how the classic animated movie was recovered.
The home addresses and personal email details of some 38,000 participants in Sunday's London Marathon were exposed for anyone to access on the race's official website.
Celebrities were amongst those who had their private details exposed by the glitch.
An undercover investigation in India has uncovered that some call center workers have been selling confidential information on nearly 500,000 Britons.
A hacking group calling itself The Consortium claims to have stolen the details of more than 70,000 users of the Digital Playground porn website.
Are you encrypting the data you keep in the cloud? Or are you trusting the cloud storage providers to do a decent job at security?
A hacker claims to have stolen information from 350,000 users of Brazzers, a hardcore production company based in North America, to highlight a security vulnerability.
Encryption only helps secure your data when the keys are a secret, a lesson learned the hard way by Ernst and Young and Regions Financial.
A database server at DreamHost is illegally accessed by a hacker, and the passwords of some customers may have been compromised.
The wrangle between Indian cybercrew The Lords of Dhamaraja and Symantec over a source code breach in 2006 continues.
Whatever happened, the fact remains: this was a cybercrime and the "hackers" are the crooks.
Online shoe and clothing retailer Zappos.com has warned its users that it has suffered a massive data breach, impacting up to 24 million customers.
If you spend a lot of time paying attention to IT (in)security it can drive you to rant on occasion. This is one of those occasions, as too many companies are putting their future and their customers at risk thinking that "IT security isn't our busniess".
Customers of Stratfor who had their account details published by Anonymous last month started receiving joke spam messages today containing the famous Rickroll video. This message is a pertinent reminder that many of our emails and business relationships were disclosed by cyber criminals last year and to never click links or open attachments in email messages.
The Australian government has thumbed its nose at legal safeguards for ethical hackers, according to security researcher Alana Maurushat.
Industry professionals say they went out of their way to submit proposals for recent reviews of cybercrime laws, but the government decided to reject them all.
A new report suggests that Google's Code Search is being used by groups such as LulzSec and Anonymous to find passwords and other private data, gain access to secure networks and decide who their next victim should be.
A former gambling industry worker who sold personal data relating to over 65,000 online bingo players has been found guilty under the Data Protection Act.
The popular sportswear manufacturer Adidas has suffered a "sophisticated, criminal cyber attack" made against a number of its sites.
Advice for Scarlett Johansson on how to ensure that her Yahoo mail and private photos can *never* be automatically forwarded.