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Cyber Crime

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • British man arrested in Christmas Day hack attack on Sony, Xbox

    British man arrested in Christmas Day hack attack on Sony, Xbox
    An 18-year-old man in northwest England was arrested in connection with a Christmas Day hacking of Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox Live and Sony Corp.’s PlayStation Network Internet services. British officers working with the FBI arrested the man...
  • High-tech 'Blackhat' remains rooted in old-school filmmaking

    High-tech 'Blackhat' remains rooted in old-school filmmaking
    It lures us in with the promise of up-to-the-minute villainy, but the satisfactions of "Blackhat" are surprisingly old school. Directed by the veteran Michael Mann, "Blackhat's" story of computer attacks wreaking all kinds of havoc with established...
  • Obama seeks help from Congress, Silicon Valley to fight cyberattacks

    Obama seeks help from Congress, Silicon Valley to fight cyberattacks
    President Obama called on lawmakers Friday to pass tougher cybersecurity laws, but the main pitch of his speech at a cybersecurity summit at Stanford University was aimed at business leaders whose help he needs fighting cyberattacks. As he prepared to...
  • Defense contractors see opportunity in cybersecurity sector

    Defense contractors see opportunity in cybersecurity sector
    After a year that saw destructive cyberattacks on major U.S. companies, President Obama's call to stiffen America's digital defenses could help bolster the bottom lines of top defense and aerospace contractors facing cutbacks in Pentagon spending. In...
  • France sees 19,000 cyberattacks since terror rampage

    France sees 19,000 cyberattacks since terror rampage
    Hackers have targeted about 19,000 French websites since a rampage by Islamic extremists left 20 dead last week, a top French cyberdefense official said Thursday as the president tried to calm the nation's inflamed religious tensions. France is on...
  • First The Hackers, Then The Scammers: Beware Bogus 'Anthem' Emails

    Anthem Inc. is warning customers of email scams in the wake of a data breach this week. The emails are designed to appear as though they are from Anthem with messages that say "click here" for credit monitoring. But don't do it. The emails are not...
  • Beware of 'ransomware,' new report warns

    Security threats to mobile phones grew more diverse and sophisticated around the globe in 2014, while the U.S. in particular saw a surge in the number of encounters with "ransomware," according to a new report.   The data come from a report issued...
  • Amy Pascal's exit hints at new script for Sony

    Amy Pascal's exit hints at new script for Sony
    Amy Pascal, long considered one of the most powerful women in Hollywood — and a throwback to old-school moviemaking — is stepping down from her co-chair job at Sony Pictures Entertainment in the wake of the devastating cyberattack that...