The Obama administration says it has strengthened consumer privacy protections on the government's health insurance website as a new sign-up season nears.
Websites should be obligated to comply with requests to remove information under certain circumstances.
How vulnerable is your financial and personal data to an attack? Experts weigh in and provide insight into how you can protect yourself.
U.S. banks are rolling out what they say are more 'secure' credit cards. But are the cards as safe as some banks and card carriers claim?
Several popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack basic security features, making them vulnerable to the most basic hacking attempts, a report finds.
Thousands of people signed up for infidelity website Ashley Madison in the last week, Avid Life Media says, even after hackers leaked its clients' data.
Hackers claim to have exposed data on millions of spouses who signed up to the cheating website Ashley Madison.
Get ready for voice identification, fingerprints and iris authentication. Banks are turning to more sophisticated technology to thwart cyberattackers.
Security researchers discover a flaw in the way popular mobile applications store data online, leaving users' personal information vulnerable to hackers.
More than 100,000 taxpayers had their personal tax information stolen from an IRS website as part of an elaborate scheme to claim fraudulent tax refunds.
We often carry certain items in our wallets at all times, but what's actually essential to keep on your person and what's better left at home?
Hundreds of millions of Windows PC users are vulnerable to attacks exploiting the recently uncovered 'Freak' security vulnerability, Microsoft warns.
America's on-again, off-again love affair with guns turns on again. A record high in a Pew poll support the right to own guns.
A cyberattack penetrated computer networks for months at USIS, the government's leading security clearance contractor, before it noticed, a probe finds.
The federal government os investigating several cases of alleged cybersecurity flaws in medical devices that officials fear could be exploited by hackers.
Financial institutions increasingly are turning to voice biometric technology to screen calls for signs of fraud. Is your bank using it?
Ice cream and fast food chain Dairy Queen is the latest retailer to reveal a hack of its customer data.
Apple is making strong efforts to assuage users' fears after taking the heat in the celebrity photo leak scandal that emerged over the Labor Day weekend.
One key expense for businesses could keep going up. Find out who's to blame.
Home Depot says its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions who used credit and debit cards at thousands of stores.
Apple says it's planning additional steps to keep hackers out of user accounts and will aggressively encourage users to take stricter security measures.
Home Depot has contacted the Secret Service about an alleged major breach of customer and credit card data that came to light this week, sources say.
JPMorgan Chase is investigating a possible cyberattack and working with law enforcement authorities to determine the scope, the company says.