| May 19, 2014
| 8:48 PM
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...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:57 PM
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...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:39 PM
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...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| May 21, 2014
| 12:59 PM
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...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:27 PM
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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:45 PM
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...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 2:22 PM
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...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:13 PM
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.
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:39 PM
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...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 12:14 PM
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...