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Cyber Crime

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  • $3-million reward offered for arrest of Russian hacker

    $3-million reward offered for arrest of Russian hacker
    A brazen Russian hacker who allegedly siphoned off more than $100 million from American bank accounts now has a multimillion-dollar price on his head. The U.S. government announced Tuesday that it would pay up to $3 million for information leading to...
  • Protecting Your Child from Online Predators

    Protecting Your Child from Online Predators
    Most parents warn a young child not to accept candy from a stranger or get into an unknown car for a ride to school. But before giving your son or daughter a mobile phone, tablet or computer, you should sit down with them and discuss the hazards of today'...
  • Connecticut taxpayer refunds delayed by fraud verification

    Some Connecticut taxpayers might receive income tax refunds a few weeks later than expected as state revenue officials verify that fraudulent returns are not being submitted. Kevin Sullivan, commissioner of the Department of Revenue Services, said the...
  • Connecticut Taxpayer Refunds Delayed By Fraud Verification

    Connecticut Taxpayer Refunds Delayed By Fraud Verification
    HARTFORD — Some Connecticut taxpayers might receive income tax refunds a few weeks later than expected as state revenue officials verify that fraudulent returns are not being submitted. Kevin Sullivan, commissioner of the Department of Revenue...
  • US Secret Service sees rise in 'skimming' around Charlotte

    The U.S. Secret Service says "skimming," a cybercrime which targets automatic teller machines and gasoline pumps and the people who use them, is on the rise in the Charlotte area. The Charlotte Observer reports (http://bit.ly/17rxorg) that the Secret...
  • Obama order allows sharing of data on cyberattacks

    Obama order allows sharing of data on cyberattacks
    President Barack Obama, appearing Friday at a summit on computer security, signed an executive order to make it easier for businesses to peer into the government's deep reservoirs of data on cyberattacks — the latest attempt to draw the private...
  • Anthem data breach update: scammers trying to cash in, authorities press company to notify affected customers

    Anthem data breach update: scammers trying to cash in, authorities press company to notify affected customers
    Here's the latest on the data breach announced last week by health insurer Anthem that reportedly could affect as many as 80 million people, including some in Pennsylvania. Starting at 2 p.m. Friday, Anthem members will be able to sign up for free...
  • Anthem Customers Start Signing Up For ID Protection, Credit Monitoring

    Anthem Customers Start Signing Up For ID Protection, Credit Monitoring
    Anthem customers started signing up for free identity protection and credit-monitoring services Friday afternoon in response to a cyber attack on the health insurer's IT systems announced Feb. 4 that could affect as many as 80 million current and former...
  • Obama seeks help from Congress, Silicon Valley to fight cyberattacks

    Obama seeks help from Congress, Silicon Valley to fight cyberattacks
    President Obama called on lawmakers Friday to pass tougher cybersecurity laws, but the main pitch of his speech at a cybersecurity summit at Stanford University was aimed at business leaders whose help he needs fighting cyberattacks. As he prepared to...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Obama asks help dealing with cybersecurity 'wild West' Cyberspace is the new "wild West," President Barack Obama said Friday, with everyone looking to the government to be the sheriff. But he said the private sector must do more to stop cyberattacks...
  • Obama calls on Silicon Valley to help thwart cyber attacks

    Obama calls on Silicon Valley to help thwart cyber attacks
    Cyberspace is the new "Wild West," President Barack Obama said Friday, with everyone looking to the government to be the sheriff. But he told the private sector it must do more to stop cyber attacks aimed at the U.S. every day. "Everybody is online, and...