| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Yahoo said its email service recently fell victim to a coordinated cyberattack that resulted in the compromise of an undisclosed number of user accounts.
The Sunnyvale, Calif., tech company announced the attack Thursday, saying it has taken immediate...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Google has sent a notice to some users of its Gmail service letting them know a recent bug may have caused some of their messages to be incorrectly categorized.
The bug occurred when users deleted emails or marked certain emails as spam. Gmail would...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 1:46 PM
A strange combination of a Google glitch and Friday morning's Gmail outage appears to have led to a random Fresno man receiving thousands of unwanted emails.
David S. Peck has been getting about 500 emails every hour due to a glitch in Google Search....
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Authorities investigating the massive holiday-season hack into Target Corp.'s systems arrested two Mexicans trying to enter the U.S. in McAllen, Texas, with scores of fraudulent credit cards.
The arrests of Daniel Dominguez Guardiola and Mary Carmen...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:48 PM
The data breach at Target Corp. is dramatically larger than first estimated, affecting as many as 110 million consumers and deepening a public relations nightmare for the beleaguered retailer.
The Minneapolis company said Friday that the personal...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Businesses have the tools and know-how to keep our personal information safe.
They just don't do it.
"It's expensive," said Nick Mancini, a partner at Tech Consultants, a Woodland Hills information technology firm.
And that, in a nutshell, is why...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 8:43 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Privacy advocates are raising the alarm about a new feature in Google's email service Gmail that lets Google+ users send you emails even if they don't know your email address. Google said Thursday that it has broadened Gmail contacts to...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:41 AM
The announcement by Target on Thursday that 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been breached by cyber-crooks is just one in a string of notable consumer-data breaches in recent years.
The Minneapolis-based retailer said the unauthorized...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:50 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Even for Yahoo Inc., a company with a lengthy track record of failure, this was an epic fail.
For five days this week an untold number of its 100 million users couldn't send or receive email, prompting many longtime, loyal users to...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:07 PM
Some of the biggest names in the tech world joined forces Monday to tell Uncle Sam that enough's enough: Quit spying on their customers.
AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo said in an open letter to President Obama...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Google is updating Gmail so that users can quickly preview files attached to emails they receive by using Google Drive.
The tech company said it is updating its email service so that when users receive emails with files attached, small thumbnail...