Three alleged former employees of “Silk Road,” the online marketplace prosecutors called a “sprawling black-market bazaar,” were accused of conspiring to traffic in drugs, hack computers and launder money.
Experian Plc, the credit-reporting service with financial information on more than 740 million consumers, is being investigated by Irish regulators in the wake of a series of breaches of the company’s databases.
LinkedIn Corp., owner of the world’s biggest professional-networking website, may be investigated by the Irish Data Protection Commissioner’s Office after some user passwords were compromised in a security breach.
Facebook Inc., owner of the biggest social-networking site, faces a formal review this week from data-protection officials over changes regulators sought after a probe into how the social network handles personal data.
Facebook Inc., the world’s biggest social networking site, will overhaul its service in Europe over the next six months as a result of an investigation into how the social network handles personal data.