The punishment for allowing a breach is usually a light slap on the wrist, if anything. And in the case of credit-reporting agencies, the standard punishment can even turn into profit. It's time to hold companies accountable for breaches.
Heading to the Winter Olympics in South Korea or another major public event? Don’t let yourself get so carried away with excitement that you forget that the bad guys are just waiting for you to slip up.
The notorious Internet entrepreneur’s previewed service is poised to enable storage of encrypted media and Bitcoin payments. But how can Dotcom launch a relevant service when his assets are frozen, and he's under indictment?
Responding to a court order, Yahoo reportedly made custom software to scan billions of emails for terrorist ties. Beyond constitutionality, the legality of compulsory tool development remains an open question.