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Cyber Crime

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  • U.S. indicts five Chinese military officials on cyberspying charges

    The federal indictment of five Chinese military officials for allegedly stealing U.S. corporate trade secrets significantly escalated the cyberespionage battle between the two superpowers — and sharply contrasted their attitudes toward commercial...
  • Chinese suspects accused of using 'spearphishing' to access U.S. firms

    That link your boss emailed you: make sure it’s actually from your boss and not a cabal of suspected Chinese military hackers. That’s one of the biggest takeaways from the cyber-spying indictment unsealed Monday by the U.S. Department of...
  • L.A. County finds 3,500 more patients affected by data breach

    L.A. County finds 3,500 more patients affected by data breach
    Los Angeles County officials said Thursday that an additional 3,497 patients may have had their personal information taken in a theft of medical data from a county contractor's office. Eight computers were taken from the Torrance office of Sutherland...
  • Will this new higher ed idea boost your job punch?

    DEAR JOYCE: My uncle told me about a fairly recent development in distance education -- MOOCs, or Massive Open Online Courses, from name universities that are available free on the Web. Now I read that the non-profit MOOC provider organization Coursera...
  • FBI's Comey says cybercrime a top priority after China attacks

    James B. Comey, the new FBI director, was visiting the bureau's field office in Indiana recently and was struck by how the invention of the automobile gave old-time Midwest bank robbers like John Dillinger a faster getaway. Today, Comey's FBI is more...
  • Latest cyberscam enables crooks to extract huge sums from ATMs

    Sounding alarm over an especially sinister new wave of cybercriminals, regulators are warning bankers that hackers have succeeded in changing the controls on automated teller machines to enable thieves to make nearly unlimited withdrawals using fraudulent...
  • West Hollywood skin-care guru wanted to kill rival, officials say

    West Hollywood skin-care guru wanted to kill rival, officials say
    With a clientele of Hollywood celebrities including Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Aniston and Alicia Silverstone, Dawn DaLuise was well-known as the skin-care guru of the stars. The 55-year-old former model ran a West Hollywood "skin refinery" that used...
  • Hacking incidents prompt universities to rethink balance between openness, security

    Hacking incidents prompt universities to rethink balance between openness, security
    In the two weeks between recent revelations that hackers stole data on students, alumni and faculty from the University of Maryland, College Park and the Johns Hopkins University, nearly 360,000 records were swiped in similar attacks at schools in...
  • As cybersecurity industry grows, Howard County firms flex muscle

    As cybersecurity industry grows, Howard County firms flex muscle
    High-profile cyber attacks on organizations such as Target and Neiman Marcus have drawn increased attention to the cybersecurity industry — an industry that continues to thrive in Maryland, and specifically in Howard County. Local cybersecurity...
  • 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...