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Cyber Crime

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  • Patients' medical records under threat from data breaches

    Your private medical information is under threat. That's according to a study that found almost 30 million health records nationwide were involved in criminal theft, malicious hacking or other data breaches over four years. The incidents seem to be...
  • Ball State students learn secrets behind cyber forensics

    If any computers or smartphones were to be confiscated during the investigation of recent identity thefts at Ball State University, BSU instructor Vinayak Tanksale's students would know what to do before examining the evidence. "Let's say you go to the...
  • State Department IG tells Senate he needs own computer network

    WASHINGTON Can an inspector general be truly independent while department officials have access to his computer network? State Department Inspector General Steve A. Linick's testimony before a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee Tuesday might leave...
  • Senate intelligence chief defends his plan to curb cyberattacks

    WASHINGTON North Carolina's senior senator, Richard Burr, stepped up advocacy this week for his cybersecurity bill following the release of an Intelligence Committee report over the weekend detailing members' support for and concerns about the...
  • Anthem cancels public events at Ball State on data breach

    Representatives from health insurer Anthem have canceled plans to speak publicly this week at Ball State University, where some employees have had their identities stolen. The Star Press (http://tspne.ws/1Dd72Cz ) reports Ball State officials announced...
  • Protect patients' medical records from prying eyes

    Protect patients' medical records from prying eyes
    In today's modern world, certain developments demand a wellspring of public outrage. A case in point should be the results of a study published last week in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Virtually unnoticed, the study found that between...
  • NYC Court Calendar

    Associated Press NYC Court Calendar for Monday, Apr. 20. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The New...
  • Data-security bill in House has some holes

    Data-security bill in House has some holes
    "Hackers steal personal information about millions of Americans" has become a distressingly familiar headline in the 21st century, as online thieves have repeatedly siphoned off customer data from retailers, financial services firms and other...
  • As states warm to online voting, experts warn of trouble ahead

    WASHINGTON A Pentagon official sat before a committee of the Washington State Legislature in January and declared that the U.S. military supported a bill that would allow voters in the state to cast election ballots via email or fax without having to...
  • WikiLeaks' move 'rewards a totalitarian regime,' Sony lawyer says

    WikiLeaks' move 'rewards a totalitarian regime,' Sony lawyer says
    Sony Pictures on Friday repeated its call for media organizations to not publish information stolen in last year's hack of its computer systems. The move comes a day after the website WikiLeaks published a searchable database containing a trove of...
  • Authorities: Man stole neighbor's wifi to download child porn

    Authorities: Man stole neighbor's wifi to download child porn
    Monroe County authorities said a man admitted he stole his neighbor's unsecured internet signal and used it to download and share child porn. Robert Gleisner, 51, of Mount Pocono, and Constance Malago, of Tobyhanna, are both charged after authorities...