Thursday, December 3, 2015

China: Arrests in US OPM case

Chinese government has arrested hackers it says breached OPM database (Washington Post)
Beijing has repeatedly insisted that the government played no role in the intrusions, which compromised sensitive personal, financial and biometric data of the employees, and data on their families.

Costs continue to mount from Target 2013 breach

Target settles for $39 million over data breach (CNN)
The settlement is the latest in a series of payouts Target has made.

In August, Target settled with Visa for $67 million over the data hack. And in March, Target settled a federal class action lawsuit brought by customers for $10 million.