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Cyber Crime

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  • AP sources: IRS believes identity thieves from Russia

    IRS investigators believe the identity thieves who stole the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website are part of a sophisticated criminal operation based in Russia, two officials told the Associated Press.
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    Latest on flooding: Authorities believe body found is seventh victim of Houston-area flooding 8:45 p.m. CDT The body of a seventh person believed to be killed by flooding in the Houston area Monday night has been found. A search for 73-year-old Alice...

    IRS hack: What to do when your Social Security number is exposed

    IRS hack: What to do when your Social Security number is exposed
    Consumers are prodded to reset online passwords after they’re leaked in a cyberattack. But what to do when a Social Security number becomes public? This week’s revelation that fraudsters accessed archived federal tax filings of 100,000...

    Pakistan judge orders CEO held for faked diploma allegations

    A Pakistani judge ordered police Wednesday to hold and question the embattled CEO of a software company for a week on allegations he oversaw a global diploma mill, as broadcasters aired images of blank degrees stacked in his firm's offices. The...

    Frosh encourages consumer diligence after CareFirst data breach

    Frosh encourages consumer diligence after CareFirst data breach
    In wake of a data breach at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield,  Attorney General Brian E. Frosh is encouraging consumers to be diligent in protecting their private information. Maryland's largest insurer has created a web site, www.CareFirstAnswers.com,...