Massive U.S. credit bureau hack raises troubling questions

/ Sep 9, 2017

Massive U.S. credit bureau hack raises troubling questions

It could be the worst-ever data breach for American consumers, exposing some of the most sensitive data for a vast number of U.S. households. The hack disclosed this week at Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus which collect consumer financial data, potentially affects ...

Aug 27, 2017

Google takes blame for internet disruption across Japan

Google Inc. on Saturday accepted responsibility for the widespread internet disruptions Japan experienced the previous day. The search engine giant apologized for the trouble, saying it was caused by an errant network setting that was corrected within eight minutes of its discovery. Google did not say ...

Google linked to internet disruptions in Japan

Aug 26, 2017

Google linked to internet disruptions in Japan

A widespread internet disruption hit Japan on Friday, blocking access to banking and train reservation services as well as gaming sites. The disruption was limited to the networks of NTT Communications Corp. and KDDI Corp. NTT Communications, which runs the OCN internet service, said the problem ...

Judge approves warrant for data from anti-Trump website

/ Aug 25, 2017

Judge approves warrant for data from anti-Trump website

District of Columbia Superior Court judge on Thursday approved a government warrant seeking data from an anti-Trump website related to Inauguration Day protests, but he added protections to safeguard "innocent users." Chief Judge Robert Morin said DreamHost, a Los Angeles-based web-hosting company, must turn over ...