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Target website down on Cyber Monday traffic

Discount retailer Target Corp's website was down due to heavy traffic on Cyber Monday.

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Paysafe says current accounts safe from 2009-10 data breach

British mobile payments company Paysafe Group Plc said on Monday it was confident that the data stolen through cyber-attacks in 2009 and 2010 could not be used to access existing Neteller or Skrill customer accounts.

Cybersecurity 2:53am EST

Data breach at Hong Kong toy maker VTech highlights broader problems

HONG KONG The theft of toy maker VTech Holdings Ltd's database highlights a growing problem with basic cyber security measures at small, non-financial companies that handle electronic customer data, industry watchers said on Monday.

Cybersecurity 12:37pm EST

South Korea gives initial approval for first online-only banks

SEOUL South Korea's financial regulator has given preliminary approval to two consortia backed by Kakao Corp and an affiliate of China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd to set up the country's first online-only banks.

1:30am EST

EU wants to give national privacy regulators more clout in new U.S. data pact

BRUSSELS The European Union wants to enhance the power of the bloc's national privacy regulators in policing a planned new EU-U.S. data pact after the previous one was struck down by a top EU court on concerns about mass U.S. surveillance.

Amazon releases video showcasing unmanned delivery drones

NEW YORK Amazon has unveiled what its unmanned drones for package delivery would look like with a video launched on Sunday on the prototype of technology it announced two years ago.

29 Nov 2015