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Cyber Crime

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  • Before Sony hacking, 'Interview' co-directors knew of N. Korea risk

    The upcoming comedy from Sony Pictures Entertainment, "The Interview," was expected to draw the ire of the North Korean government, with a plot that depicts a fictional assassination attempt on leader Kim Jong Un. It's still unclear whether the film...
  • Bullying hackers only hurt their cause

    Bullying hackers  only hurt  their cause
    The Fort Lauderdale hackers are nothing more than bullies. What they did Monday to city and police websites was no public service. The hackers did not help the homeless. They did not solve anything. They did not win. Whoever is responsible for the...
  • Fort Lauderdale's website down for hours after threat from Anonymous hackers

    Fort Lauderdale's website down for hours after threat from Anonymous hackers
    Cyber Monday became Cyber Attack Monday as the hacker group Anonymous made good on a threat to crash the city's website because of recent laws the city has passed regulating homeless behavior. Besides the city's website, fortlauderdale.gov, the police...
  • 3 scary hacker stories and 9 productivity tips

    The cyber-attack on Sony Pictures, and the speculation that attack originated in North Korea, has created a hubbub over international computer security – and a chance to learn a bit more about the threats. Re/Code runs a list of things we know...
  • Sony Pictures returning to normal after crippling computer attack

    Sony Pictures returning to normal after crippling computer attack
    Life is slowly returning to normal for Sony Pictures Entertainment after a computer attack that crippled the studio early last week. Some computer systems crucial to Sony's business operations were finally back online, while employee email access was...
  • Hack at Sony Pictures shuts computer system

    Sony Pictures Entertainment suffered a widespread hack that rendered the film studio's computer systems useless, in a twist right out of a cybersecurity thriller movie. Employees of the Culver City-based studio who tried to log on to their work...
  • Cyberattacks threaten your bank, your grid and you

    Cyberattacks threaten your bank, your grid and you
    Years ago hackers planted malicious software on computer systems that control parts of the United States' critical infrastructure, including pieces of the electrical grid, gas and water systems. The malware, which the Department of Homeland Security...
  • Retailers' data breaches could get 'ugly' during holiday season

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Hold onto your credit cards cybercriminals are eager to hack them, and this holiday shopping season, there is a good chance they will be successful. Despite the massive and high-profile data breach at Target last year, in which thieves...
  • Home Depot faces dozens of lawsuits related to data breach

    Home Depot faces dozens of lawsuits related to data breach
    Home Depot Inc. faces at least 44 lawsuits in the U.S. and Canada over a massive data breach this year that affected 56 million debit and credit cards. The nation's biggest home improvement retailer said Tuesday in a regulatory filing that several state...
  • Foreign gangs top list of Target data breach suspects

    MINNEAPOLIS One year after thieves infiltrated Target's cash registers, a website openly sells millions of credit and debit card numbers stolen in that data breach and many others. Anyone can log on to the site, rescator.cc, and shop for cards by ZIP...
  • Target healing from breach, though shoppers remain at risk

    MINNEAPOLIS It wasn't the first, nor was it the biggest. But Target's data breach struck a nerve like no other. A year ago this week, cyberthieves started copying information from every transaction at Target's 1,800 U.S. stores. After they were...