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NSA Deputy Director John Inglis tells a Senate panel that the agency neither fired nor admonished any personnel in connection with the leak by Edward Snowden of details about top-secret intelligence-gathering programs.
A judge finds WikiLeaks leaker Bradley Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy but convicts him on other charges. How will the mixed verdict sway NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's decision on whether to remain on the lam?
How were four Russians and a Ukrainian allegedly able to steal more than 160 million payment card numbers from corporate networks over seven years? An indictment announced by U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman provides details.
Federal authorities announced indictments this week in a massive fraud scheme involving 160 million payment cards. Here is a rundown on the businesses affected by those attacks, and the data that was compromised.
Proposed breach notification legislation before Australia's parliament hopes to curb the disclosure of information to other countries. Privacy lawyer FranÃ§oise Gilbert explains the provision's significance.
Angered over the Edward Snowden revelations, DEF CON says the feds should take a 'time-out' from this year's hackers' conference. But a top DHS cybersecurity policymaker says he's still invited to participate in a conclave panel discussion.
New payments technology, such as mobile and emerging e-commerce transactions, is posing challenges for PCI compliance, says the Standards Council's Jeremy King. What are the greatest risks to card security?
Here are some questions we'd like to ask the former systems administrator at the National Security Agency to learn more about the motivation behind his leak of the U.S. government's top-secret information collection programs.
Another organized cyber-attack and subsequent cash-out scheme illustrates increasing risks to the U.S. payments chain. One fraud expert says this trend "is of grave concern" for banking institutions and their accountholders.