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Cyber Crime

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  • Nissan says Japanese website altered, posed virus risk

    Nissan says Japanese website altered, posed virus risk
    A page on Nissan Motor Co's Japanese website had been altered for nearly two months before being remedied and users that accessed it may have downloaded files infected with viruses, the Japanese automaker said on Tuesday. Users opening the page for...
  • JPMorgan customers targeted in email phishing campaign

    JPMorgan customers targeted in email phishing campaign
    BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fraudsters are targeting JPMorgan Chase & Co customers in an email "phishing" campaign that is unusual because it attempts to collect credentials for that bank and also infect PCs with a virus that steals passwords from other...
  • FBI warns healthcare firms they are targeted by hackers

    The FBI has warned that healthcare industry companies are being targeted by hackers, publicizing the issue following an attack on U.S. hospital group Community Health Systems Inc that resulted in the theft of millions of patient records. "The FBI has...
  • JPMorgan Chase, two other banks see no sign of fraud from cyberattacks

    JPMorgan Chase, two other banks see no sign of fraud from cyberattacks
    As the FBI and U.S. Secret Service investigated the scope of recent cyberattacks on U.S. financial institutions, the nation's largest banks said Thursday that they hadn't seen any unusual fraud activity from their customers' accounts. Officials at...
  • U.S. hospital breach biggest yet to exploit Heartbleed bug: expert

    U.S. hospital breach biggest yet to exploit Heartbleed bug: expert
    Hackers who stole the personal data of about 4.5 million patients of hospital group Community Health Systems Inc broke into the company's computer system by exploiting the "Heartbleed" internet bug, making it the first known large-scale cyber attack using...
  • More than 1,000 businesses affected by same malware as Target

    The Secret Service estimates more than 1,000 businesses have been affected by the same kind of cyberattack that scraped Target's cash register system for consumer credit card information, the Department of Homeland Security said in an advisory Friday...
  • U.S. government's nuclear watchdog victim of cyber attacks: report

    U.S. government's nuclear watchdog victim of cyber attacks: report
    BOSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission was "successfully hacked" three times in recent years in attacks involving tainted emails, according to an internal investigation on cyber attacks at the agency, Nextgov.com reported on Tuesday....
  • Baltimore startup Maddrix lands on list of NSA cybersecurity experts

    Baltimore startup Maddrix lands on list of NSA cybersecurity experts
    When federal databases containing sensitive information on U.S. intelligence or nuclear weapons come under cyberattack, the agencies call on major companies like Lockheed Martin, Verizon and Booz Allen Hamilton — as well as a two-year-old startup in...
  • Easton Hospital's parent company says personal data of 4.5M patients stolen in Chinese cyberattack

    Easton Hospital's parent company says personal data of 4.5M patients stolen in Chinese cyberattack
    Personal information on a number of Easton Hospital patients — including their names and Social Security numbers — was stolen in a cybertheft that likely originated in China, the hospital's parent company announced Monday. According to...
  • 'Anonymous' hackers plead guilty to minor charge in U.S. for cyberattacks

    ALEXANDRIA Va. (Reuters) - Four members of the hacking group Anonymous pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge on Tuesday after a judge had earlier questioned whether prosecutors had treated the defendants too harshly for their crimes. The hackers,...
  • Sony executive's flight cut short by Twitter threat; network attacked

    There was no rest for Sony Sunday as the Japanese company dealt with a bomb threat on a flight carrying one of its top executives and with a cyber attack that knocked its PlayStation Network offline for several hours. Sony Online Entertainment President...