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Cyber Crime

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  • New health insurance data breach in Northwest; 11 million may be affected

    New health insurance data breach in Northwest; 11 million may be affected
    A data breach may have exposed sensitive information of 11 million customers and employees of a major health insurer in the northwest United States. Premera Blue Cross, based near Seattle in Mountlake Terrace, Wash., said it discovered Jan. 29 that it...
  • Premera Blue Cross says data breach could affect 11M people

    Premera Blue Cross, a health insurer based in the Pacific Northwest, says it was the victim of a cyberattack that could affect 11 million people. The company says hackers gained access to its information technology systems. The breach could have...
  • Senate panel advances anti-hacking bill amid privacy objections

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate intelligence committee approved a bill to shield companies from lawsuits when they share cyberattack information with each other and federal agencies, adding momentum to long-stalled legislation. Banks, technology and retail...
  • Mayor of Madison, Wis., tries to ease tensions after police shooting

    MADISON, Wis. Madison Mayor Paul Soglin told reporters Tuesday that in the wake of the weekend shooting of a black teenager by a police officer here, city officials are working to address racial disparities, protests and a cyberattack in the state's...
  • Identities stolen from at least 80 Ball State employees

    Ball State University has launched a new identity theft information line after learning at least 80 school employees are victims of tax return fraud. The (Muncie) Star Press (http://tspne.ws/1C4w0qS ) reports the victims include an associate vice...
  • Homeland Security Investigations agents help track down rare stolen book

    Homeland Security Investigations agents help track down rare stolen book
    A thief had stolen a rare 16th-century book from Italy. It was Marty Hamlin's job to find it, and help bring it home. Hamlin, a special agent in Baltimore for Homeland Security Investigations — an arm of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement &#...
  • Hackers attack US reporters for Ethiopian TV service

    More than a year after researchers revealed an electronic eavesdropping campaign aimed at D.C.-area journalists, the hackers are at it again. Internet watchdog group Citizen Lab said in a report published Monday that hackers who attacked a U.S....
  • L.A. council candidate tells police his private email was hacked

    L.A. council candidate tells police his private email was hacked
    Los Angeles City Council candidate Tomas O’Grady said Monday that he has asked police to investigate the apparent hacking of his personal email account and a telephone call from someone threatening to expose private messages between him and his...
  • Anthem providing free credit monitoring to anyone affected by security breach

    Anthem providing free credit monitoring to anyone affected by security breach
    In the wake of the cyber attack that compromised the personal information of Anthem members as far back as 2004, the insurance giant is offering free credit monitoring services for 24 months through AllClear ID to anyone potentially affected. Those...
  • CIA to create a digital spy division

    CIA to create a digital spy division
    After more than a decade of hunting terrorists, stopping plots and scrambling from crisis to crisis, the CIA has concluded it has been outflanked and outwitted on a critical front: digital tradecraft. On Friday, the CIA acknowledged that it was time...
  • Lingering Confusion In Wake Of Anthem Breach

    Lingering Confusion In Wake Of Anthem Breach
    Several different notifications from state agencies and Anthem have left some people scratching their heads about whether they need to sign up for identity protection, or if it is provided automatically, in the wake of a cyber attack on the insurer's IT...