Technology

T-Mobile data breach impacts of 40 million people

(NBC) – A T-Mobile data breach exposes the personal information of nearly 50 million people. Most of them, just over 40 million, are former and prospective customers who applied for T-Mobile credit. The company says their names, Social Security numbers and information …

White House addresses recent cyberattacks

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – The White House is urging American businesses to bolster their defenses against ransomware and to consider the increasing cyberattacks an existential threat. The world’s largest meat processing company and a major oil pipeline are the latest high-profile targets, …

Microsoft warns Russian hackers attacking again

SEATTLE, Wash. (NBC) – Microsoft is sounding the alarm that Russian hackers are ramping up cyber-aggression again, this time infiltrating the email system of an agency at the State Department and sending thousands of phishing emails. This comes just three weeks ahead …

EU fines Google again

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (NBC) – Google has been fined $1.7 billion by the European Union for blocking rival online search advertisers. The fine announced Wednesday is Google’s third huge EU antitrust penalty in two years. The European Commission said in a statement …