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12.23.15
Hyatt is the latest hotel chain to spot malware on its systems
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Hyatt is the latest hotel chain to spot malware on its systems

If you stayed at a Hyatt recently, you may want to check your credit card statement.

By J. Fingas,   12.23.15
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12.18.15
Sanders campaign regains access to DNC voter info (updated)
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Sanders campaign regains access to DNC voter info (updated)

Sanders' campaign calls the DNC's decision to block it from voter data 'sabotage.'

By J. Conditt,   12.18.15
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12.02.15
Target settles data breach lawsuit with banks for $39 million
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Target settles data breach lawsuit with banks for $39 million

Pending a court's approval, the retailer will settle legal proceedings with affected financial institutions.

By B. Steele,   12.02.15
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12.01.15
VTech's data breach includes children's photos and chat logs
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VTech's data breach includes children's photos and chat logs

VTech's data breach is a lot worse than we initially thought.

By B. Steele,   12.01.15
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11.24.15
Hilton confirms malware accessed payment info at its hotels
11.24.15

Hilton confirms malware accessed payment info at its hotels

Intruders grabbed Hilton payment info in late 2014 and mid-2015, including card numbers.

By J. Fingas,   11.24.15
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11.24.15
Amazon resets passwords that might have been 'exposed'
11.24.15

Amazon resets passwords that might have been 'exposed'

Amazon doesn't think someone swiped your password, but it's resetting accounts just in case.

By J. Fingas,   11.24.15
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11.11.15
US prisons allegedly record more inmate calls than they should (update: response)
11.11.15

US prisons allegedly record more inmate calls than they should (update: response)

It might not just be everyday people who've been subject to illegal surveillance -- prisoners may...

By J. Fingas,   11.11.15
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11.02.15
US prosecutes man who hacked identities to help ISIS
11.02.15

US prosecutes man who hacked identities to help ISIS

The Justice Department has charged a man with leading a hacking team that stole identities to help target the American military.

By J. Fingas,   11.02.15
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