Cardplanet offered refunds on invalid card data, along with a card checking service that ensured a stolen card was still valid.
It's both a genius move to protect from assault and fraud and a personal data grab.
Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri's houses were surrounded by SWAT teams after hoax phone calls claimed hostages were being held there.
One of the proposed bills would set up a $5m fund to help small towns upgrade their systems and bolster their security.
From a big Microsoft data breach to the seizing of a stolen-creds site by the FBI - and everything in between. It's weekly roundup time.
Apple’s much-vaunted Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP) could leave users exposed to a raft of privacy issues, including - ironically - being tracked.
The street outside ICAAN's offices in Playa Vista, California, is likely a little more crowded than normal.
How Sergey Denisoff described his early ad-buying ventures: buying BS popup traffic and reselling it to buyers demanding BS traffic.
A new, comprehensive code will compel online services to put children's health and safety before data-collecting profits.
Is there some good news hidden in the story of the CVE-2020-0601 crypto vulnerability?
Digital forensic evidence points to the phone's massive, months-long data egress having likely been triggered by Pegasus mobile spyware.
Sources told Reuters that Apple may have been convinced by arguments made during the legal fight over cracking the San Bernardino iPhone.
Stopping software updates for legacy kit is nothing new, but it's the way the company has done it that has Sonos customers' hackles up.
What’s the difference between a real job and a fake one found on the internet? The fake ones are suspiciously easy to get interviews for.
Microsoft has today announced a data breach that affected one of its customer databases.
The network of sites and services run by the alleged operators target the Rainbow Six Siege game, selling attacks to cheating players.
How do you ensure you're compliant with privacy regulations? NIST has released a Privacy Framework to help you get your house in order.
Another company has ended up accidentally spilling sensitive data from business collaboration tool Trello.
Our unique dancing style can be used by a machine-learning model to ID us, regardless of musical genre. Unless it's Metal. We all headbang.
Citrix has issued its first set of patches fixing a nasty vulnerability that's been hanging over some of its biggest products.