US says hackers stole Social Security numbers from 21.5 million people in OPM data breach

The new number is a lot higher than the 14 million figure investigators offered last month.

Data recovery firm gives man happy ending

Technology writer Mat Honan was "epically hacked," in a widely-circulated cautionary tale that should have you changing your passwords and turning on secondary authentication measures. The Novato, California-based firm DriveSavers helped Mat get his data back, and he traveled to the clean room to see how they did it. ( Read the rest