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16 popular VPNs leak your data: Here’s the full list

VPNs are becoming increasingly popular due to data privacy concerns, but a new report found that some aren't effective.

Huge new Facebook data leak exposed intimate details of 3m users

14 May 2018, updated 15 May 2018 New Scientist...

Amazon Pulls CloudPets After New Security Flaws Discovered

Blake Harper June 6, 2018 Amazon announced yesterday that it’s pulling CloudPets from its online store after new security flaws were discovered that leave the smart toys vulnerable to...

Respiratory therapy supplier Lincare agrees to pay $875K to settle data...

by Evan Sweeney | May 16, 2018 12:14pm The country’s largest provider of home respiratory supplies has agreed to pay $875,000 to settle a class-action lawsuit from former...

N.J. medical firm to pay $418K after patient records were exposed...

"Although it was a third-party vendor that caused this data breach, VMG is being held accountable because it was their patient data and it was their responsibility to protect it,"

Hospitals are trashing THOUSANDS of personal health documents without shredding them,...

Hospitals leave patient data vulnerable by simply throwing out thousands of pages of private documents instead of shredding them, a new study warns. Researchers at...

OPM’s IT Systems Still Lacking Nearly Three Years After Data Breaches

The Office of Personnel Management has had some catastrophic failures in the IT space in the last few years. In 2015, it suffered two data...

City of Portland fines Uber nearly $3.5 million for driver data...

PORTLAND, Ore. – Uber is facing a steep fine from the City of Portland after the...

Zappos Must Face Class Action Over Data Breach, Appeals Court Rules

"Though not a financial harm, these alleged attacks further support plaintiffs’ contention that the hackers accessed information that could be used to help commit identity fraud or identity theft," the opinion states.

In a final appeal to the Supreme Court, CareFirst warns of...

“The circuit court’s holding, if left undisturbed, will eviscerate any workable standard for evaluating when a threat of a future harm is sufficiently imminent to satisfy Article III standing, and will open the door to a flood of no-injury class actions arising from virtually every data breach,” CareFirst attorneys wrote.

Search Every Data Breach Since 2005

Sometimes it is difficult to make a case for protecting information.  Despite the number of breaches that have occurred some still feel a breach couldn't...

Electronic toymaker VTech reaches $650K FTC settlement over child privacy rule...

Kevin McCoy, USA TODAY Published 4:31 p.m. ET Jan. 8, 2018 | Updated 5:12 p.m. ET Jan. 8, 2018 Electronic toymaker VTech Technologies got a costly learning...