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Cyber Crime

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  • Russia ruled out as culprit in Chase cyber security breach, U.S. officials say

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Russian government has been ruled out as sponsor of a cyber attack on JPMorgan Chase & Co disclosed in August, U.S. law enforcement officials said on Monday.Officials from the FBI and Secret Service told a news conference at the...
  • Wall Street urges U.S. regulators' joint cybersecurity approach

    Wall Street urges U.S. regulators' joint cybersecurity approach
    Wall Street's top trade group is calling for the creation of a new inter-agency working group of regulators and the White House that would be tasked with developing consistent cybersecurity rules for the financial industry. The recommendation by the...
  • Cybersecurity Labor Shortage Hurting Battle Against Internet Attacks

    STORRS — A cybersecurity labor shortage is hamstringing efforts in business and government to combat an ever-widening online threat from hackers, a senior White House security said Monday at a symposium on Internet security. "We just have not...
  • Russian hackers target NATO, Ukraine and others: iSight

    Russian hackers target NATO, Ukraine and others: iSight
    BOSTON (Reuters) - Russian hackers exploited a bug in Microsoft Windows and other software to spy on computers used by NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and companies in the energy and telecommunications sectors, according to cyber intelligence firm...
  • Obama moves to improve credit card security

    WASHINGTON Looking to better secure American's credit cards, President Barack Obama on Friday ordered that U.S. government-issued cards contain chip and PIN technologies and directed government agencies to obtain new credit card readers. "More than 100...
  • FBI warns U.S. businesses of cyber attacks, blames Beijing

    FBI warns U.S. businesses of cyber attacks, blames Beijing
    The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Wednesday that hackers it believes to be backed by the Chinese government have recently launched attacks on U.S. companies. The "flash" warning to businesses described tools and techniques used by the...
  • 'Malvertising' targets U.S. military firms in new twist on old web threat

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A surge in malware disguised as online advertisements aimed at unsuspecting web users has hit major U.S. military contractors in the past few weeks, marking a dangerous twist on a decade-old scourge for advertisers, security...
  • Hackers breach Oregon job-seeker database, official says

    Hackers gained access to social security numbers and other sensitive information from up to around 850,000 Oregon job-seekers in a massive breach that began some time before Oct. 6, the state's employment department said on Tuesday. The security flaw...
  • Social media: More hindrance than help in banks' cyber crime fight

    Social media: More hindrance than help in banks' cyber crime fight
    LONDON (Reuters) - Banks are fighting an uphill battle to protect themselves and their client accounts from cyber attacks, and the sometimes careless use of social media by customers and staff isn't making the fight any easier. British police and banks...
  • FDA issues new rules on medical device cybersecurity

    Another step has been added to the development process for medical devices: preventing cyberattacks. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday finalized guidelines strongly urging devicemakers to show that they've considered whether devices...
  • Sears says Kmart stores hit by data breach

    Sears says Kmart stores hit by data breach
    (Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp said it was the victim of a cyberattack that likely resulted in the theft of some customer payment cards at its Kmart stores, the latest in a series of computer security breaches to hit U.S. companies and dealing a fresh...