The Atlanta-based home-improvement retailer Home Depot announced it was working with law enforcement officials investigating "unusual activity" related to customer data.
Internet calling and messaging service Skype said that user data is safe after the Syrian Electronic Army momentarily took control of the company`s Twitter feed and Facebook page.
Cyber crime reports have revealed that 2014 will experience more cyber attacks and corporations will have to conduct more boardroom scrutiny to manage their data supply chains.
They found that 58% of stolen data was due to so-called "hactivism" last year, while no losses had been attributed to that cause in previous surveys.
Day in Pics: 31st January
Showbiz World - January 31, 2015
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