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Cyber Crime

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  • Small businesses at high risk for data breach

    To the money managers at Silversage Advisors in Irvine, it seemed like a no-brainer to store backup computer drives far from the main office to ensure seamless operations in case of a calamity. Then professional burglars hit the home where the drives...
  • Son of Russian lawmaker nabbed in Maldives on U.S. fraud charges

    Son of Russian lawmaker nabbed in Maldives on U.S. fraud charges
    Russian officials on Tuesday accused the United States of kidnapping the 30-year-old son of a Moscow lawmaker after detaining him in the Maldives and flying him to Guam to face charges of trafficking in stolen credit card information. Russian...
  • U.S.: Stop using Internet Explorer until security holes are fixed

    U.S.: Stop using Internet Explorer until security holes are fixed
    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the United Kingdom advised computer users to consider using alternatives to Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer browser until the company fixes a security flaw that hackers have used to launch attacks. The...
  • Michaels data breach could affect south suburban customers

    Michaels data breach could affect south suburban customers
    South suburban Michaels customers may have had their credit card information compromised during a 2013 data breach, according to the company. In a letter posted on the Michaels Stores website April 17, CEO Chuck Rubin said the company's systems "were...
  • PF Chang's investigating possible credit card breach

    PF Chang's investigating possible credit card breach
    PF Chang's is investigating claims of a data breach involving credit and debit card data stolen from restaurant locations in the United States, the restaurant chain said on Tuesday. A number of newly stolen credit and debit cards appeared on an...
  • Feds create unit to combat Chicago violence

    Feds create unit to combat Chicago violence
    When U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon took his post six months ago amid pressure to curtail Chicago‘s relentless street violence, he was clear that federal authorities were not going to be able to swoop in and make arrests that would suddenly solve...
  • New Trier investigates teachers' identity thefts

    New Trier investigates teachers' identity thefts
    The apparent identity thefts of more than 40 former and current New Trier High School employees have prompted the school district to ask local and state law enforcement authorities for help with the investigation, New Trier officials confirmed this week....
  • Hacker-turned-informant Sabu is a free man after N.Y. sentencing

    Hacker-turned-informant Sabu is a free man after N.Y. sentencing
    A judge Tuesday granted freedom to a computer hacker who helped Anonymous and other groups attack credit card companies, governments from Algeria to Zimbabwe, and media outlets -- including the Tribune Corp. -- but who turned government informant after...
  • County moves to require computer encryption after medical data breach

    County moves to require computer encryption after medical data breach
    Following a break-in at a county health contractor's office that led to the theft of computers containing personal information about more than 342,000 patients, Los Angeles County supervisors moved to tighten protocols for protecting data. The county...
  • Before being freed, hacker Sabu was 'extraordinary' FBI informant

    Before being freed, hacker Sabu was 'extraordinary' FBI informant
    The news was astonishing: Rapper Tupac Shakur was alive and well in New Zealand. But the 2011 report was a hoax, and on Tuesday, one of the hackers behind it, Hector Xavier Monsegur, appeared in court to be sentenced for cyberattacks that stole credit...
  • China blasts 'absurd' U.S. charges of cyberespionage

    Chinese government officials on Monday strongly rebuked the U.S. over its claims of cyber-spying by five Chinese military officers, saying the Justice Department indictment was based on  “fabricated facts” and would jeopardize U.S.-China...