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Cyber Crime

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  • Why are we ignoring a cyber Pearl Harbor?

    Why are we ignoring a cyber Pearl Harbor?
    What if a team of Chinese agents had broken into the Pentagon or — less box office but just as bad — the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and carted out classified documents? The next day, the newspapers and morning TV shows would show...
  • Timeline: Roughly 4 weeks pass before gov't reveals hacking

    The White House waited roughly four weeks before telling the public that hackers had stolen the personal information of millions of people associated with the federal government, two people directly involved with the investigation tell The Associated...
  • Fed agency blames giant hack on employees' info 'neglected' security system

    Fed agency blames giant hack on employees' info 'neglected' security system
    The agency that allowed hackers linked to China to steal private information about nearly every federal employee — and detailed personal histories of military and intelligence workers with security clearances — failed for years to take basic...
  • Feds investigate allegations that Cardinals' employees hacked Astros' computer database

    ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Cardinals, widely considered an industry leader when it comes to contending on the field and being innovative off of it, are the subject of an investigation by the FBI and Justice Department to determine if club officials hacked...
  • Angels, Dodgers are responsible for their own cyber security

    Angels, Dodgers are responsible for their own cyber security
    When Jerry Dipoto retired as a player and started his climb up the front-office ladder 15 years ago, the Angels' general manager discovered that teams would store their most treasured data on hand-written index cards. Now? "I will literally go weeks...
  • Hacked federal files couldn't be encrypted because government computers are too old

    Hacked federal files couldn't be encrypted because government computers are too old
    Millions of government employee records apparently stolen by Chinese hackers were not encrypted, and software designed to block known computer breaches has not been installed to protect most of the files, officials said Tuesday. The latest disclosure...
  • Fed agency blames giant hack on 'neglected' security system

    The agency that allowed hackers linked to China to steal private information about nearly every federal employee — and detailed personal histories of millions with security clearances — failed for years to take basic steps to secure its...
  • Officials say security lapses left system open to hackers

    Years of fundamental cybersecurity lapses left the government's personnel agency wide open to a pair of hacks that have exposed the private information about nearly every federal employee, along with detailed personal histories of millions with security...
  • Obama praises Lynch as tough-but-fair attorney general

    President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised Attorney General Loretta Lynch as tough but fair and committed to justice, traits that have prepared her to make her mark as the American people's lawyer. During a second, ceremonial swearing-in ceremony for...
  • Chinese hackers sought information to blackmail U.S. government workers, officials believe

    Chinese hackers sought information to blackmail U.S. government workers, officials believe
    The investigation into the cyberattack on computers at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management is proceeding on the theory that the hack was directed by the Chinese government and aimed at uncovering sensitive, personal information that could have been...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    AP: Investigators believe prison employee backed out as getaway driver in escape by 2 killers Investigators believe a female prison employee had agreed to be the getaway driver in last weekend's escape by two killers but never showed up, a person close...