The Department of Auditor-Controller said Thursday the equipment was stolen February 5 from the Torrance office of Sutherland Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a firm that contracts with the county.
California businesses and government agencies have experienced 300 separate data breaches exposing the personal information of more than 20 million customer accounts during the past two years
A consumer advocate group on Monday urged California Attorney General Kamala Harris to investigate whether alleged privacy violations by Google were in violation of state law.
A proposal from federal regulators to require automakers to install devices that record driving data has some privacy advocates wondering exactly how the information might be used.
If you’ve ever taken a ride in a Los Angeles Fire Department ambulance, officials say your personal data could be at risk.
Are you frustrated with misleading and seemingly contradictory unemployment data? So is Rep. Duncan Hunter.
The breach at a third-party vendor that processes transactions for Visa and MasterCard may affect primarily merchant customers.
A privacy breach that exposed personal data for more than two dozen officers — including command staff — is now under investigation.
Verizon Wireless has confirmed that it actually sells customers’ information directly to other businesses, including data about where its users live and what Web sites they visit.
AT&T reports that nearly 1,000 of their cell towers are down affecting countless customers throughout the Los Angeles area.
Verizon Wireless is rolling out limited data plans that include monthly usage caps.
Security firm Symantec says it has discovered a security flaw in Facebook that inadvertently gives advertisers and other outside parties access to people’s accounts.
Apple is updating the iPhone to reduce the amount of time the device stores information about its users’ whereabouts.
Apple says the idea that iPhones store their users’ locations is based on a misunderstanding of how the phones help determine where they are.
The first batch of data from a NASA mission to map the entire sky has been released to scientists and anyone with access to the Internet.