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Five million Gmail addresses and passwords dumped online

The data was not likely stolen from Google, but from other websites, researchers said

LinkedIn beefs up account security with session management, detailed alerts

LinkedIn now allows users to see and terminate their authenticated sessions from multiple devices

Home Depot investigates possible payment data breach

The retailer is working with law enforcement and banking partners to investigate

Mozilla reports user data leak from Bugzilla project

It's the second database exposure incident reported by the organization in a month

Report: NSA built 'Google-like' search engine for metadata

ICReach sought to provide easy access to billions of pieces of communications metadata

PCI DSS 3.0 compliance deadline approaches. Will it make any difference?

Security experts say the new standard for the Payment Card Industry will improve companies' chances of avoiding the kinds of catastrophic breaches that have plagued major retailers. But that's only if they remain in compliance all...

Healthcare organizations still too lax on security

Data breach at Community Health is symptom of broader problem, security experts say

Tech pros in healthcare, retail and finance admit they are failing on data compliance

Not enough manpower and too much data growth

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Security incidents tracked on Radar of Seattle Hospital

Software simplifies compliance with HIPAA rules

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Community Health Systems blames China for recent data breach

Community Hospital Systems (CHS), which operates just over 200 hospitals in 29 states, reported a data breach impacting about 4.5 million people on Monday. The incident, blamed on actors in China, was made public via an 8-K filing...

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Senator questions airlines' data privacy practices

Jay Rockefeller raises concerns about airlines collecting and sharing personal information

China's Xiaomi faces privacy hurdles ahead of international expansion

Xiaomi apologized on Sunday for causing privacy concerns related to its phones

In a hyper-social world, some seek a little privacy

People are getting more selective about what they want to share, and online firms are picking up on it

Privacy groups call for action to stop Facebook's off site user tracking plans

Authorities should act immediately to stop this new vast expansion of Facebook's data collection and user profiling, privacy groups said

Dutch spy agencies can receive NSA data, court rules

Because raw data is shared in bulk, less stringent privacy safeguards apply, the court said

Tor Project working to fix weakness that can unmask users

The anonymity software's developers believe they've identified the problem

US court says warrant for access to all content of email account is justified

The government was granted a warrant to obtain emails and other information from a Gmail account

Net neutrality a key battleground in growing fight over encryption, activists say

Both carriers and government now have an interest in how users keep their online lives private

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