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Cyber Crime

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  • 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...
  • J.P. Morgan found hackers through breach of corporate event website: media

    J.P. Morgan found hackers through breach of corporate event website: media
    J.P. Morgan Chase & Co learned about hackers who stole the bank's contact information for 76 million households and 7 million small businesses through a corporate event that it sponsors, the New York Times and Wall Street Journal reported, citing people...
  • Investigator says Sony cyber attack was 'unparalleled'

    Investigator says Sony cyber attack was 'unparalleled'
    Forensics experts hired by Sony Corp to investigate the massive cyber attack at its Hollywood studio said the breach was unprecedented, well-planned and carried out by an "organized group," according to an email obtained on Saturday. Kevin Mandia, the...
  • Sony pictures hack a sign of things to come

    Sony pictures hack a sign of things to come
    The recent hack of Sony pictures is not a cyber Pearl Harbor as some commentators have opined, nor is it merely a criminal violation of intellectual property rights and a source of embarrassment for Sony executives and their Hollywood talent. It is the...
  • 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,...
  • Sony insider -- not North Korea -- likely involved in hack, experts say

    Federal authorities insist that the North Korean government is behind the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment. Cybersecurity experts? Many are not convinced. From the time the hack became public Nov. 24, many of these experts have voiced...
  • Cyberattack attempts to extort money from Hinsdale

    A potential cyberattack targeted a computer in the Hinsdale Public Services Department, but no village data was ever comprised. The incident occurred at 8 a.m. Oct. 30 when a Public Services employee clicked on a message that said computer files had been...
  • Blotter: Tossed eggs in Morton Grove

    Blotter: Tossed eggs in Morton Grove
    The following items were taken from Morton Grove police reports: Two cell phones were found in a recycling bin in the 5600 block of Carol Avenue on Oct. 1. A computer crime was reported in the 7900 block of Caldwell Avenue on Oct. 2. The victim said...
  • Police: Reported cyber attack on public works department was malware

     Police: Reported cyber attack on public works department was malware
    A reported cyber attack on a Hinsdale village computer turned out to be a case of malware, officials said this week. Hinsdale police were alerted by village employees to an incident on Oct. 30 in which someone may have targeted and encrypted files on...
  • Sony Pictures hack fuels speculation about studio's possible sale

    Fallout from the crippling cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment has called into question exactly what the future holds for one of Hollywood's biggest names. A paralyzed computer system has hampered the studio's ability to make deals, promote...
  • Full text of statement from North Korea's National Defence Commission

    Full text of statement from North Korea's National Defence Commission
    Pyongyang, December 21 (KCNA) -- The Policy Department of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK issued the following statement Sunday: Strange thing that happened in the heart of the U.S., the ill-famed cesspool of injustice, is now afloat in...