Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals across the United States, announced on Monday that hackers recently broke into its computers and stole data on 4.5 million patients.
OK, now it’s really time to change your password. With news that as many as 1.2 billion user names and password combinations had been stolen, security experts are urging consumers to be more vigilant online.
Surprising twist on file-and-suspend could deliver a tidy sum.
We have recently updated our firewall and security. Our new Cisco-Meraki MX60 is an integrated router, next-generation firewall, traffic shaper and internet gateway. The firewall secures our network from malicious entities threatening today’s newtorks. It is no longer enough to simply block protocols, hosts, and ports – a firewall must also be user, content and application aware. We believe this was an excellent investment in protecting our client’s data. 06.25.14
It’s highly unlikely that Congress will reform Social Security any time soon.
But there is a near-term cash crunch in one part of Social Security that lawmakers must resolve in the next year or two.
Every few weeks, we learn about another data breach. It’s the privacy world’s version of an oil spill. A hacker breaks into a company and grabs a database of our personal details. They’re sold on the black market, and the exposure puts us at higher risk of fraud and identity theft. 06.13.14
When the Labor Department releases the data on jobs created in May, the figures are expected to show that, for the first time, the total number of jobs has surpassed the level when the U.S. entered recession in December 2007. The U.S. is just 113,000 jobs away from the previous peak reached in January 2008. Economists polled by MarketWatch expect a 210,000 gain. 06.05.14
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) – The U.S. economy contracted by 1% in the first quarter to mark the biggest decline in three years, hampered by harsh winter weather that disrupted business operations and construction on residential and commercial properties, according to newly revised government figures.
Washington — The Internal Revenue Service announced the successful start of its new web-based system — IRS Direct Pay — on IRS.gov, which lets taxpayers pay their tax bills or make estimated tax payments directly from checking or savings accounts without any fees or pre-registration.
Americans tend to do most of their shopping during just a couple days of the week — and that’s a big mistake if they want to save money.