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.
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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.
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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.
Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states.
Travel in your car can be tracked in unexpected ways, including your GPS system, insurance-company systems, your cellphone and automated tolls.
Google is considering allowing online accounts for children under the age of 13 and give their parents control over how the service is used, reports say.
The Obama administration won't publicly disclose federal records that could shed light on the security of the government's health care website.
Who do skeptical Americans trust more than retailers and social media firms to keep their private data private? For the answer, just follow the money.
In the wake of the shooting down of one of its passenger jets over Ukraine, Malaysia Airlines says it has changed the route planes take on European flights.
Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will soon be required to power on electronic devices in order to board their flights.
Americans who have paid a yearly fee to skip security lines at airports and find it's worth every penny, allowing them to skip dreaded security lines.