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Cyber Crime

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  • North Korea Internet outage ends with photos of Kim at catfish farm

    BEIJING An Internet outage that cut North Korea from the Web ended after more than nine hours Tuesday with both the United States and China denying responsibility. The outages, which began about 1 a.m. local time, shut down the Hermit Kingdom's two...
  • Sony's 'Seinfeld' promo takes over Tumblr for Festivus

    Sony's 'Seinfeld' promo takes over Tumblr for Festivus
    In non-hacking news: Sony Pictures Television has sponsored the first-ever takeover of Yahoo's Tumblr, celebrating the allegedly fictional holiday of Festivus from Jerry Seinfeld's classic sitcom "Seinfeld." The studio's meta-campaign centers on the...
  • North Korea's Internet restored amid U.S. hacking dispute

    North Korea's Internet restored amid U.S. hacking dispute
    North Korea, at the center of a confrontation with the United States over the hacking of Sony Pictures, experienced a complete Internet outage for hours before links were restored on Tuesday, but U.S. officials said Washington was not involved. U.S.-...
  • Hacking of Sony could be a harbinger of cyberwarfare

    Hacking of Sony could be a harbinger of cyberwarfare
    In light of the decision by the majority of our exhibitors not to show the film "The Interview," we have decided not to move forward with the planned Dec. 25 theatrical release. — Sony Pictures Entertainment, Dec. 17 We have just witnessed the...
  • JPMorgan data breach entry point identified: NYT

    A computer breach at JPMorgan Chase & Co earlier this year could have been avoided if the bank had installed a simple security fix to an overlooked server in its network, the New York Times reported, citing people briefed on investigations. In October,...
  • Sony urges Twitter to suspend users who post leaked documents

    Sony Pictures Entertainment called on Twitter to stop its users from tweeting information leaked in the hack of the studio’s computer systems, saying it would hold Twitter responsible for damages unless the company complies. A Monday letter from...
  • South Korea steps up cyber security at nuclear plants

    South Korea boosted cyber security at the country's nuclear power plants on Tuesday following what President Park Geun-hye described as a series "grave" data leaks, and prosecutors said they were investigating a new online threat. Korea Hydro and Nuclear...
  • North Korea's Internet links restored amid U.S. hacking dispute

    North Korea, at the center of a confrontation with the United States over the hacking of Sony Pictures, experienced a complete Internet outage for hours before links were restored on Tuesday, but U.S. officials said Washington was not involved. U.S.-...
  • 'Interview' fallout no laughing matter in comedy world

    'Interview' fallout no laughing matter in comedy world
    In the early 1990s, writer-director Jim Abrahams was making a big studio comedy about a mission to kill a foreign dictator — and not just any foreign dictator, one the United States had recently gone to war against: Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein....
  • China condemns cyberattacks, but says no proof North Korea hacked Sony

    China condemns cyberattacks, but says no proof North Korea hacked Sony
    China said on Monday it opposed all forms of cyberattacks but there was no proof that North Korea was responsible for the hacking of Sony Pictures, as the United States has said. North Korea has denied it was to blame and has vowed to hit back against...
  • Top bankers need to take cyber threat seriously: BoE

    Top British bankers and other senior executives in the financial services industry are not taking the risk of cyber attacks seriously enough, financial policymakers at the Bank of England say. Cyber crime costs the global economy $445 billion a year...