- Home Depot Inc said on Tuesday it was working with law enforcement to investigate "some unusual activity" related to customer data but that it could not confirm if it had become the latest retailer to be hit by a large-scale security breach.
Experts will be meeting this week at the World Health Organization (WHO) to discuss the role of new drugs and vaccines to help control the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. And while it’s important to study and roll out new drugs, but they should be not at the expense of measures that we know work. Commentary | Full Article
NEW YORK - Celebrity representatives and security experts used the online posting of intimate photos of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and other female entertainers to sound new warnings about the dangers of storing data on the Internet. Full Article
Summary: Wall Street was mostly lower despite a pick-up in manufacturing and construction activity; Apple iCloud, Home Depot may be latest victims of hack attacks; Dollar General threatens hostile bid for Family Dollar. Conway G. Gittens reports.