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Cyber Crime

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  • Hawaii telescope website taken down in apparent cyberattack

    An apparent cyberattack Sunday temporarily disrupted the main website of Thirty Meter Telescope, the organization trying to construct one of the world's largest telescopes near the summit of Mauna Kea on Hawaii's Big Island. Thirty Meter Telescope...
  • New Pentagon cyber strategy to discuss nation's offensive capabilities

    New Pentagon cyber strategy to discuss nation's offensive capabilities
    Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter will lay out the military’s new strategy for fighting battles over computer networks Thursday, today, officials said, revealing what analysts say appears be a tougher, more offensive approach to cyber warfare....
  • Feeling safe? Try attending Internet security conference

    Feeling safe? Try attending Internet security conference
    A conference of Internet security experts is not for the faint of heart. Hallway chatter and keynote speeches are peppered with scary stories of increasingly sophisticated hackers siphoning off valuable personal and corporate data. In the words of one...
  • IT manager accused of hacking into ex-Northbrook employer's emails

    IT manager accused of hacking into ex-Northbrook employer's emails
    A former information technology manager for a company in Northbrook has been indicted for allegedly intercepting and disclosing company emails, and damaging servers maintained by the company. George Turner, 50, of Vernon Hills, was charged with computer...
  • Patients' medical records under threat from data breaches

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • State's Computer Security Requires Vigilant Defense

    State's Computer Security Requires Vigilant Defense
    If cybersecurity concerns are not on a list of urgent issues that Connecticut residents and legislators are thinking about, they should be. Hackers are constantly writing computer viruses and other forms of malware with the goals of disrupting our power...
  • Congress, not Obama, should crack down on cybercrime

    Congress, not Obama, should crack down on cybercrime
    To defend Americans against cybercrime, the Obama administration has tried suing individual hackers and “naming and shaming” the countries that allegedly sponsored them. Last week the administration added a new, more powerful weapon to its...
  • Online poker: Deal me in

    Online poker: Deal me in
    We don't outlaw cars just because people have accidents. Rather, we have automotive safety standards, rules of the road and consequences for reckless driving. Similarly, online poker should not be illegal just because there are computer security concerns....