Equifax settled the various lawsuits from federal and state regulators and consumers related to its 2017 data breach for up to $700 million. Hefty price tag not withstanding, the data for 147-million victims is still out there and there's not much consumers can do about it.
There has been a lot of discussion about protecting voting systems so that ballots can’t be changed or manipulated over the past two years, but the attacks Microsoft warned about are not related to the voting process.
The DASHBOARD Act, introduced in the Senate Monday, would require social media companies to tell people what the economic value of their personal data is.
The United States Department of Homeland Security warned that Iranian nation-state attackers could lob malware capable of wiping hard drives and physically destroying machines against U.S. targets as the two countries remain locked in a political game of one-upmanship.
New York’s lawmakers are on the brink of passing a data security law that will give New Yorkers more information about how their data is being used and when it has been compromised.