The FTC wants Congress to pass a bill requiring data mining companies to reveal more information about themselves and improve consumer access to the data.
A fast-spreading scheme aims to steal users' Gmail passwords, and it appears to be able to get past most computer security systems.
Target moves to a new technology to protect the retailer's customers from having their personal information stolen again.
Volatile trading on Wall Street is ramping up the heated debate between the bulls and bears -- and investors increasingly are caught in the middle.
As Microsoft ends support for the persistently popular Windows XP, the move could put everyone, from heavy industry to everyday people, in danger.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg left a meeting with President Barack Obama unsatisfied with assurances that the government can protect privacy while continuing surveillance.
The corporate hacks keep coming. The latest target, according to cybersecurity blogger Brian Krebs, is the beauty supply chain Sally Beauty.
Target's chief information officer resigns as the retailer overhauls its information security and compliance division in the wake of a massive pre-Christmas data breach.
A proposed bill in one state could change future generations of smartphones that all of us buy.
Retailers face big challenges in upgrading payment processing systems that provide consumers better security than current networks.
Investors want to know whether the recent bout of selling is just a normal correction that's part of a robust bull market, or the start of much sharper market sell-off.
Target says hackers used stolen credentials from an unidentified vendor to invade the software program that controls its payment system.
The FBI is warning retailers to prepare for more cyberattacks, including malware that infects point-of-sale systems, including cash registers and credit-card swipe machines.
A new report lists the states with the highest percentage of millionaires, which shows several states lost millionaires last year.
Companies that help Target process payments could face millions of dollars in fines and costs resulting from the unprecedented data breach during the holiday shopping season.
A top retail trade group executive calls for tougher security standards that could mean more spending for the industry, after a series of data breaches at major merchants.
Cybersecurity company FireEye has acquired Mandiant, the computer forensics specialist.
A warning for cash card users, and e-filing of tax returns hits an all-time high. Those and other top money stories you need to know Thursday.
The HealthCare.gov website has security flaws that put user data at "critical risk" despite recent government assurances it is safe to use, an expert warns.
Security firms have found vulnerabilities that could let hackers make your TV spy on you, your smartphone betray you, or your toilet flush at someone else's command.
A group of hackers and identity thieves illegally obtained log-in credentials for customers of 15 financial firms and payment services, stealing millions, authorities say.
Shares of Smith & Wesson are expected to shoot higher after the gun-maker reported preliminary earnings that beat expectations, following record sales.