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Cyber Crime

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  • Mandarin Oriental says hotels in US, Europe hacked

    High-end hotel chain Mandarin Oriental said Thursday that the credit card systems at some of its hotels in the U.S. and Europe were hacked. The company, however, did not specify which of its hotels were affected. It also did not give details on the...
  • Computer technician sentenced to probation for data theft

    A civilian computer technician working for the Coast Guard has been sentenced to three years' probation after pleading guilty to stealing personal information from hundreds of computers and personal electronic devices brought to him for repair....
  • Florida leads nation in fraud, ID theft

    Florida leads nation in fraud, ID theft
    WASHINGTON — Florida remained the hotspot for fraud and identity theft in 2014, burdened by the highest per-person rate of consumer complaints in the nation. Among metro areas, South Florida topped the list for ID-theft complaints for the fifth...
  • $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

    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...
  • Midlothian cops pay ransom to retrieve data from hacker

    A south suburban police department paid a $500 ransom to an unidentified hacker to regain access to data from a police computer the hacker managed to disable, records show. Midlothian in January was hit with a form of computer virus called Cryptoware,...
  • Obama seeks help from Congress, tech industry to fight cyberattacks

    Obama seeks help from Congress, tech industry to fight cyberattacks
    President Obama called on lawmakers Friday to pass tougher laws to protect against cyberattacks, and he also aimed part of his plea at business leaders whose help he needs in the fight. Just before he signed an executive order to promote information-...
  • 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...