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Cyber Crime

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  • New health insurance data breach in Northwest; 11 million may be affected

    New health insurance data breach in Northwest; 11 million may be affected
    A data breach may have exposed sensitive information of 11 million customers and employees of a major health insurer in the northwest United States. Premera Blue Cross, based near Seattle in Mountlake Terrace, Wash., said it discovered Jan. 29 that it...
  • Anthem hack exposes data on 80 million; experts warn of identity theft

    Anthem hack exposes data on 80 million; experts warn of identity theft
    Health insurance giant Anthem Inc. said hackers had breached its computer system and that the personal information of tens of millions of customers and employees was possibly at risk. The attack on the nation’s second-largest health insurer...
  • L.A. council candidate tells police his private email was hacked

    L.A. council candidate tells police his private email was hacked
    Los Angeles City Council candidate Tomas O’Grady said Monday that he has asked police to investigate the apparent hacking of his personal email account and a telephone call from someone threatening to expose private messages between him and his...
  • Homeland Security Investigations agents help track down rare stolen book

    Homeland Security Investigations agents help track down rare stolen book
    A thief had stolen a rare 16th-century book from Italy. It was Marty Hamlin's job to find it, and help bring it home. Hamlin, a special agent in Baltimore for Homeland Security Investigations — an arm of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement &#...
  • CIA to create a digital spy division

    CIA to create a digital spy division
    After more than a decade of hunting terrorists, stopping plots and scrambling from crisis to crisis, the CIA has concluded it has been outflanked and outwitted on a critical front: digital tradecraft. On Friday, the CIA acknowledged that it was time...
  • Let hackers in: Experts say traps might be better than walls

    Let hackers in: Experts say traps might be better than walls
    Ever since the Internet blossomed in the 1990s, cybersecurity was built on the idea that computers could be protected by a digital quarantine. Now, as hackers routinely overwhelm such defenses, experts say cybersecurity is beyond due an overhaul....
  • The Anthem Hack: What To Do If You're A Victim

    The Anthem Hack: What To Do If You're A Victim
    Anthem says hackers stole up to 80 million personal records in a cyberattack Wednesday. Anthem, the nation's second-biggest health insurer, has information for its subscribers here. Anthem also operates as Wellpoint, Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield...
  • Anthem is warning consumers about its huge data breach. Here's a translation.

    Anthem is warning consumers about its huge data breach. Here's a translation.
    There's a special folder in my email inbox where I keep communications from companies where data breaches have allowed my personal information to be stolen--or maybe it's a special circle of hell. Its volume grows almost month by month. It holds...
  • Florida leads nation in fraud, ID theft

    Florida leads nation in fraud, ID theft
    WASHINGTON — Florida remained the hotspot for fraud and identity theft in 2014, burdened by the highest per-person rate of consumer complaints in the nation. Among metro areas, South Florida topped the list for ID-theft complaints for the fifth...
  • Spending on cyberattack insurance soars as hacks become more common

    Spending on cyberattack insurance soars as hacks become more common
    Hackers are wreaking havoc on big organizations, but they're also spurring a new market — cyberattack liability insurance. Once-complacent businesses, stung by debilitating cyberattacks at Target Corp., JPMorgan Chase Co. and other well-known...
  • Sony says studio hack cost $15 million in fiscal third quarter

    Sony says studio hack cost $15 million in fiscal third quarter
    Sony Corp. said it has spent an estimated $15 million investigating and recovering from the massive cyberattack that crippled its movie and TV studio. Since November, Sony Pictures Entertainment has been working to repair the damage caused by a group...