by Lauren C. Williams Posted on May 28, 2014
Big Data companies, known as data brokers, have been compiling intricate personal profiles on nearly every American shopper, according to an in-depth report from the Federal Trade Commission.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on May 17, 2014 Updated: May 17, 2014
A group of the nation's big-name retailers like Nike and Target are banding together in hopes of preventing cybercrimes, but it may not be enough to protect consumers.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on April 20, 2014
More than 3 million people got their smartphones stolen last year, many of which weren't sufficiently protected with as much as a simple passcode to keep the phone's data safe, according to a new survey.
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by Lauren C. Williams Posted on April 15, 2014
More Americans are getting their personal data stolen, survey finds.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on December 31, 2013
Before we ring in the New Year, let's take a look at how your personal data's privacy and security was compromised in 2013.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on December 23, 2013
Target's credit card breach illustrates the need for more consumer data protections and a federal breach standard.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on August 9, 2012 Updated: August 9, 2012
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on October 7, 2011 Updated: October 7, 2011