Capital One Financial Corp., with more than 250 branches in New York, agreed to limit its use of customer-screening databases that barred many low-income consumers from getting bank accounts, state officials said.
A Romanian hacker known as Guccifer was indicted by a federal grand jury in the U.S. for breaking into the e-mail of a family member of two presidents and, according to a person familiar with the matter, was the one who revealed that former President George W. Bush was a painter.
EBay Inc. is being probed by at least three states after the online marketplace revealed it was hit by a cyber-attack, triggering the latest call for free credit monitoring in the wake of identity theft at a U.S. retailer.
Kathryn Keneally, the U.S. tax prosecutor who helped negotiate the guilty plea last week of Credit Suisse AG for helping Americans evade taxes, is leaving her job as assistant attorney general on June 5.
Law enforcement officials in more than a dozen countries arrested about 90 people in a U.S.-led crackdown on the makers and users of software designed to steal identities and remotely control computers without their owners’ knowledge.