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Cyber Crime

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  • What's behind Albuquerque police shooting protest and cyber attack?

    What started as a peaceful protest over Albuquerque police involvement in a series of fatal shootings escalated into what the mayor called “mayhem” as cops and demonstrators clashed on Sunday. While tensions have been building for a while in...
  • Family finances: how to combat data theft

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Highly publicized security breaches at large retailers have left consumers looking for guidance on how to guard their financial information. We have answers to your questions about what to do in the event of a data breach....
  • Medical data breach involves more than 170,000 additional victims

    Medical data breach involves more than 170,000 additional victims
    Los Angeles County officials said Thursday that 170,200 additional victims have been identified in a theft of medical data from a county contractor's office. The total number of county patients affected now stands at 338,700. The data was stored on...
  • New South Florida FBI chief says preventing terrorism is No. 1 priority

    Residents in Florida's nine southeastern counties shouldn't necessarily be concerned that an expert in weapons of mass destruction is leading the FBI's Miami office. George Piro, 46, said Tuesday he'll draw from varied career experiences as the new...
  • Internet sites scramble to patch 'Heartbleed' bug, reassure users

    Internet sites scramble to patch 'Heartbleed' bug, reassure users
    As word spread this week about the dreaded "Heartbleed" bug, consumers and Websites struggled to understand the implications and sort through some of the more apocalyptic pronouncements being made about the problem.  Consumers started to receive a...
  • Former contract worker at UM says he accessed data to reveal problems

    Former contract worker at UM says he accessed data to reveal problems
    The FBI is investigating a former University of Maryland contract worker who said he took College Park administrators' personal information from the campus network and posted online about the stunt to draw attention to major security flaws. David...
  • Banks are warned about ATM hacks

    Sounding alarm over an especially sinister new wave of cybercrime, regulators are warning bankers that hackers have succeeded in changing the controls on automated teller machines to allow thieves to make nearly unlimited withdrawals. The hackers...
  • Beyond the Heartbleed threat

    Beyond the Heartbleed threat
    The discovery of the Heartbleed bug, an online security flaw that's alarmingly widespread, was just the latest reminder of how vulnerable Internet users are to the mistakes made by others. In this case, a programming error in a supposedly secure...
  • Report puts Snowden-like leaks as the No. 2 threat to U.S. security

    Report puts Snowden-like leaks as the No. 2 threat to U.S. security
    WASHINGTON — Insiders like Edward Snowden who leak secrets about sensitive U.S. intelligence programs pose a potentially greater danger to national security than terrorists, America's spy chiefs warned Wednesday in their annual report to Congress on...
  • U.S. has launched criminal probe into Target cyberattack

    U.S. has launched criminal probe into Target cyberattack
    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department said Wednesday that it has launched a criminal investigation into the recent cybertheft of more than 110 million Target customers' data, including the credit card numbers of 40 million Americans. "We are...
  • Canadian police arrest 19-year-old in alleged Heartbleed attack

    Canadian police arrest 19-year-old in alleged Heartbleed attack
    Canadian police this week made what is believed to be the first arrest related to Heartbleed, a recently discovered bug that left countless websites vulnerable to cyber attacks. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police on Tuesday arrested 19-year-old Stephen...