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Cyber Crime

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  • In 'Blackhat,' hacking details ring true, security pro says

    In 'Blackhat,' hacking details ring true, security pro says
    Hollywood’s take on hacking is often wrong. But Michael Mann’s “Blackhat,” which opened Friday, is one of the rare films that gets it right, according to security expert Kevin Mahaffey. Movies depict geniuses who are able to will...
  • Excerpts: Obama to tout economic success during State of the Union address

    Excerpts: Obama to tout economic success during State of the Union address
    President Obama will declare tonight that the “verdict is clear” that his economic policies have been good for the country during a State of the Union address that argues for keeping the course for the rest of his presidency.  “Middle-...
  • Lauderdale spends $430,000 on computer security after Anonymous attack

    Lauderdale spends $430,000 on computer security after Anonymous attack
    FORT LAUDERDALE — The city has spent $430,000 beefing up computer security since the hacker group Anonymous attacked the city's websites in December to protest recent city laws regarding homeless behavior. The cyber attack forced the city to...
  • Marylanders' data exposed in scores of hacks

    Marylanders' data exposed in scores of hacks
    It was a typical winter morning on the Twitter feed of Eastern Shore television station WBOC: a stream of messages about snowfall and a reminder to download the station's weather app for the latest updates. Then the Cyber Caliphate arrived. Just after...
  • FBI seeks 'ethical' hackers to be 'cyber special agents'

    FBI seeks 'ethical' hackers to be 'cyber special agents'
    To battle hackers, you have to think like one. The FBI said Monday it's seeking technology experts — including those with experience in "ethical hacking" — to become "cyber special agents." "Cyber permeates every aspect of what we do,...
  • UCF cyberdefense team earns national honors

    UCF cyberdefense team earns national honors
    The need to train the next wave of cybersecurity experts grew last year as a record number of data breaches hit U.S. retailers. For some area colleges, that has meant efforts to attract new students by jumping in on regional and national competitions...
  • British man arrested in Christmas Day hack attack on Sony, Xbox

    British man arrested in Christmas Day hack attack on Sony, Xbox
    An 18-year-old man in northwest England was arrested in connection with a Christmas Day hacking of Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox Live and Sony Corp.’s PlayStation Network Internet services. British officers working with the FBI arrested the man...
  • High-tech 'Blackhat' remains rooted in old-school filmmaking

    High-tech 'Blackhat' remains rooted in old-school filmmaking
    It lures us in with the promise of up-to-the-minute villainy, but the satisfactions of "Blackhat" are surprisingly old school. Directed by the veteran Michael Mann, "Blackhat's" story of computer attacks wreaking all kinds of havoc with established...
  • Sony employees receive email threat claiming to be from hackers

    Sony employees receive email threat claiming to be from hackers
    Employees at Sony Pictures Entertainment received threatening emails on Friday that claimed to be from the group that carried out a massive cyber attack at the Hollywood film studio. The email said it came from GOP, the shorthand for "Guardians of Peace,...
  • Sony limits media access to 'Interview' premiere after hacking

    Sony limits media access to 'Interview' premiere after hacking
    Sony Pictures Entertainment plans to roll out the red carpet for the Thursday premiere of "The Interview," but the stars of the controversial comedy about North Korea will not face the customary glare of TV news cameras. The studio said Wednesday only...
  • Sony hackers preparing large 'Christmas Gift'

    Sony hackers preparing large 'Christmas Gift'
    The Sony hackers released a seventh dump of files online Saturday morning and promised a larger "Christmas gift" that will "put Sony Pictures into the worst state." A spokesman for Sony had no immediate comment. It's unknown what exactly the stolen...