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  1. Press: Twitter urges users to change passwords after security glitch (Chinese)
    社群網站推特公司今天呼籲超過3億3000萬用戶,變更他們的密碼,原因是故障導致部分用戶密碼以明碼貯存在內部電腦系統,經查雖無外洩情事,但最好更改密碼以防萬一。 | May 03, 2018
  2. Press: Data insecurity and data protection
    As consumers do and store more and more online, the threat of data breaches and privacy lapses is ever-present. Americans’ privacy rights are dictated by a spotty patchwork of federal and state laws that Consumer… | Feb 27, 2018
  3. Press: What to do about retirement account ID theft
    Criminals armed with a flood of data stolen in recent data breaches are newly targeting consumers where it might hurt most: their retirement accounts.   The lucrative crime of brokerage account takeovers isn’t new, but it… | Feb 22, 2018
  4. Press: Equifax extends free credit freezes
    Equifax has extended its offer of free credit freezes through June 30. Equifax made freezes free late last year in the wake of a data breach that compromised personal data on about 145 million U.S.… | Jan 31, 2018
  5. Press: You can’t fire Equifax, but your employer can
    As something of a case study, I asked my employer, The New York Times, to cancel its contract with Equifax for a service called Work Number, which provides employment verification and other details like work… | Jan 29, 2018
  6. Press: Big businesses band together urging lawmakers to sell out your privacy
    Twenty-two industry groups, representing thousands of U.S. businesses, sent a letter to Congress calling on lawmakers to pass sweeping data-security rules. At first glance, that seems like a really good thing for consumers. Upon closer… | Jan 17, 2018
  7. Press: Senators want ‘massive’ fines for data breaches at Equifax
    Two senators proposed “massive and mandatory” fines for data breaches at Equifax Inc. and other credit reporting companies, starting at $100 for each consumer whose sensitive information is compromised.  The bill from Sens. Elizabeth Warren… | Jan 12, 2018
  8. Press: Companies exposing your personal information know a lot about you
    Alteryx is a data analytics company that makes its money by repackaging data that it has collected from different sources. And it became the latest reminder of how much data little-known companies have collected on… | Dec 26, 2017
  9. Press: Security breach and spilled secrets have shaken NSA to Its core
    Jake Williams had written on his company blog about the Shadow Brokers, a mysterious group that had somehow obtained many of the hacking tools the United States used to spy on other countries. Now the… | Nov 13, 2017
  10. Press: After Equifax hack, calls for big changes In credit reporting
    The Equifax security breach — the largest known theft of Social Security numbers in history — has lawmakers, prosecutors and identity theft victims angry with the company. The revelations have put a spotlight on the… | Oct 19, 2017
  11. Press: Making the lives of cybercriminals and spies harder online
    As a cybersecurity reporter, what do you do to secure your technology setup?  Online, I make sure to use two-factor authentication whenever it is available. I use Gmail and Chrome’s web browser because those have… | Oct 12, 2017
  12. Press: Equifax says cybersecurity incident could affect 143 million consumers
    Equifax said it discovered the breach on July 29. "Criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files," the company explained. Leaked data includes names, birth dates, social security numbers, addresses… | Sep 07, 2017
  13. Press: Data downer: Hackers will grow increasingly bold in 2017
    Bottom line: Hackers often have everything to gain and little to lose from their criminal activities, which leaves our increasingly techno-dependent society vulnerable to all manner of mischief. | Dec 30, 2016
  14. Press: Ever had a Yahoo account? You might want to change passwords
    Yahoo revealed that a 2013 breach leaked information from more than 1 billion accounts. This is separate from a very similar breach of 500 million accounts that Yahoo announced in September. Yahoo's chief information security officer, Bob Lord,… | Dec 15, 2016
  15. Press: After you strengthen your passwords, here’s how to store them
    Turning our smartphones into personal data fortresses requires the use of strong passwords — and never using the same password for different services. Fortunately, there are plenty of apps that can help you remember all… | Oct 06, 2016
  16. Press: Hacked Dropbox data of 68 million users for sale on the dark Web
    The data set, which is from a 2012 breach, includes users' email addresses as well as obscured passwords. Dropbox announced the four-year-old breach last week when it sent out an email to affected users informing them that they would… | Sep 08, 2016
  17. Press: Here’s why companies leave you in the dark about hacks for months
    Companies breached by computer hackers must inform customers that their personal information has been compromised. But when?  Being immediately upfront with customers gives victims time to clamp down on accounts to avoid theft or other damage. Notifying users… | Jun 16, 2016
  18. Press: Home Depot confirma hackeo en EE.UU. y Canadá
    Home Depot confirmó que su sistema de pagos fue objeto de una intromisión y que el hackeo podría afectar a clientes que usaron tarjetas en sus más de 2.000 tiendas de Estados Unidos y… | Sep 09, 2014
 

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