The Energy and Commerce panel will hold a series of hearings next year.
Prices for stolen identities are on the rise, but so is the customer service.
The attacks, which could permanently delete data, resemble the Sony hack last week.
The theft reportedly included patient names, addresses and Social Security numbers.
A week earlier, a Romanian court sentenced "Guccifer” to four years in jail.
Former hacker Hector Xavier Monsegur was known by the online alias “Sabu."
A “sophisticated” hacker broke into a public utility’s control system network.
I drove to Tallahassee and went to see what was supposed to be a secure facility. They had...
"Remember the 11th of September 2001," the hackers declared.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) held a hearing on the issue in July.
American, British and Canadian media outlets were all hit.
Sheldon Whitehouse is raising alarms about hackers that take control of people's computers.
A bipartisan pair has "some concerns" about privacy on the website.
Customers' personal information may have been stolen, including email and home addresses.
Officials say the leaks have eroded trust in the private sector.