A national data security breach compromises the private information of nearly 143 million Equifax customers.
The deal, proposed in a class-action suit over a 2015 data breach affecting nearly 80 million people, would be the largest-ever in such a case if approved.
More than two billion electronic files, including thousands of Indiana University usernames and passwords, were released in a digital information dump.
The university has not detected any infected computers, but there have been efforts to infiltrate the virus into the IU network.
Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann says state databases are the subject of millions of attempted hacks.
Medical Informatics Engineering says the breach of its NoMoreClipboard service exposed personal data including birth dates, addresses and phone numbers.
The health insurance company says hackers accessed information including names, social security numbers, and employment information.
Former Indiana Congressman Lee Hamilton, who is vice chair of the commission, says cybers attacks are one of the biggest threats to national security.
A Federal Court has set a new legal precedent by ruling against the actions of a government surveillance program.
After warning nearly 200,000 of a possible compromise, the agency now says privacy violation affected fewer than 100 people.