Equifax agrees to pay $700 million settlement for its 2017 data breach

Equifax has agreed to pay up to $700 million as part of a settlement tied to its 2017 data breach. This settlement includes a restitution fund of up to $425 million for consumers affected by the 2017 data breach.

Relax, new Pinterest tools promote mental health for stressed searchers

Need a confidence boost after a Pinterest fail or stressful workday? Stress-related searches will soon link to mental health resources on Pinterest and exercises such as deep breathing and expressing gratitude.

Pegasus spyware can break into users’ cloud accounts and steal data

An Israeli software company has developed a tool with the ability to break into users’ cloud-based accounts. The software has been advertised as being able to copy authentication keys and access cloud services like Google Drive or iCloud.

Slack is resetting user passwords in response to a 2015 data breach

In response to recently discovered information regarding a 2015 data breach, collaboration software company Slack will be resetting the passwords of some of its user accounts beginning July 18.

These 6 popular browser extensions are selling your data

Some popular browser extensions are collecting and selling your data, according to a a new investigation. The extensions in question are Hover Zoom, SpeakIt!, SuperZoom, SaveFrom.net Helper, FairShare Unlock and PanelMeasurement.

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s lunar landing, Google has created an interactive Google Doodle that takes users to the moon. The Google Doodle, made in partnership with NASA, features a short illustrated video narrated by Apollo 1…

Expedia warns travelers of customer service refund scam

Scammers are posing as employees of Expedia to take money from unknowing consumers. Expedia Group and the Better Business Bureau teamed up to warn consumers of these scams that have been reported within the last several days.