A “sophisticated computer hacker” living in the U.K. was charged with accessing computers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in October 2012 and stealing names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses, prosecutors said.
Target Corp. shares jumped the most in more than four years after fourth-quarter profit topped estimates and the retail chain said it was beginning to recover from a data breach that struck during the holiday season.
Three days of hearings on Capitol Hill about the jaw-dropping data breaches at Target Corp. and Neiman Marcus Group Ltd. brought to light one new apology and at least two familiar lessons. The lessons are worth reiterating.
What does “crossing our border” or “entering the United States” mean in 2014? After four decades of working the border in its many forms -- from my career in the Coast Guard, and going back to two years with the Drug Enforcement Administration in El Paso, Texas, in the 1970s -- I now believe we need to start by reimagining it.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus proposed enacting tougher penalties against identity theft committed through the tax system, expanding electronic tax filing and giving the U.S. Internal Revenue Service clear authority to regulate tax preparers.