Illegal online use of personal information is rising sharply this year, according to a report by Experian.
Hackers are now breaking onto private networks, encrypting hard drives and demanding ransom payments to release your data.
Potential breach affects almost 10,000 Hartford Hospital and VNA HealthCare patients. Unencrypted data included names, birthdates and Social Security Numbers.
Some lawmakers are trying to force "data brokers" to let you see and correct the information about you they gather and sell.
Two Democratic sponsors have asked numerous private technology companies to support the revised bill ahead of a possible vote this week.
India now relays over 10% of the world's spam, with the U.S. just over 6% and Russia under 3%, from 2012 Q2 data.
Ever wonder where all that spam comes from? We did (but we're like that). Check out our clickable interactive country-by-country spam map.
White hats win battle against a 100,000-computer network that was generating billions of spam emails each day.