Oct 1, 2016

Firm linked to 2014 hacks hired to help U.S. vet secret clearances

A U.S. government bureau set up to conduct investigations for secret and top-secret security clearances has turned for help to a company whose login credentials were used in hacking attacks that looted the personal data of 22 million current and former federal employees, U.S. ...

Sep 30, 2016

Tokyu Hands' online store hit by data thief

Department store Tokyu Hands Inc. disclosed Friday that information on 861 customers was stolen after its online store for handmade products was accessed without authorization. The stolen data included credit card numbers for 529 customers, and more than 10 are already likely to have ...

In Yahoo breach, hackers may seek intelligence, not riches

| Sep 25, 2016

In Yahoo breach, hackers may seek intelligence, not riches

If a foreign government is behind the massive computer attack that compromised a half billion user accounts at Yahoo, as the company says, the breach could be part of a long-term strategy that is aimed at gathering intelligence rather than getting rich. Yahoo says ...

Yahoo faces growing scrutiny over when it learned of data breach

Sep 24, 2016

Yahoo faces growing scrutiny over when it learned of data breach

Yahoo on Friday faced pointed questions about exactly when it learned about a cyberattack that exposed the email credentials of 500 million users, a critical issue for the company as it seeks to prevent the breach from affecting a pending takeover by Verizon Inc. ...

Yahoo Japan says it is unaffected by giant hack

Sep 23, 2016

Yahoo Japan says it is unaffected by giant hack

Yahoo Japan Corp. said Friday no customer information was leaked from the company and no damage has been confirmed after hackers stole sensitive information from at least 500 million Yahoo accounts. The startling breach, disclosed Thursday, is believed to be the largest to hit ...