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Cyber Crime

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  • Sony limits media access to 'Interview' premiere after hacking

    Sony limits media access to 'Interview' premiere after hacking
    Sony Pictures Entertainment plans to roll out the red carpet for the Thursday premiere of "The Interview," but the stars of the controversial comedy about North Korea will not face the customary glare of TV news cameras. The studio said Wednesday only...
  • Sony hackers preparing large 'Christmas Gift'

    Sony hackers preparing large 'Christmas Gift'
    The Sony hackers released a seventh dump of files online Saturday morning and promised a larger "Christmas gift" that will "put Sony Pictures into the worst state." A spokesman for Sony had no immediate comment. It's unknown what exactly the stolen...
  • Anthem breach: A gap in federal health privacy law?

    Anthem breach: A gap in federal health privacy law?
    WASHINGTON — Insurers aren't required to encrypt consumers' data under a 1990s federal law that remains the foundation for health care privacy in the Internet age — an omission that seems striking in light of the major cyberattack against...
  • Obama: Companies should tell customers of data hacks within 30 days

    Obama: Companies should tell customers of data hacks within 30 days
    President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to inform customers within 30 days if their data has been hacked, a move that follows high-profile breaches at retailers including Target, Home Depot and Neiman Marcus. A...
  • Investigator says Sony cyber attack was 'unparalleled'

    Investigator says Sony cyber attack was 'unparalleled'
    Forensics experts hired by Sony Corp to investigate the massive cyber attack at its Hollywood studio said the breach was unprecedented, well-planned and carried out by an "organized group," according to an email obtained on Saturday. Kevin Mandia, the...
  • Sony works for 3rd day to restore PlayStation after attack

    Sony works for 3rd day to restore PlayStation after attack
    Sony Corp worked for a third day on Saturday to restore services to its PlayStation network as the FBI said it was looking into the disruption, which began on Christmas Day. "We are aware of the reports and are investigating the Sony PlayStation matter,"...
  • 'The Interview' may be the first casualty in a serious, new kind of war

    Two years ago, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned that the United States faced the threat of cyberattacks from technologically sophisticated foes who could one day unleash chaos and death via the Internet. Derailing a train, contaminating water...
  • FBI director confident North Korea was behind Sony 'hack'

    The FBI director revealed new details Wednesday about the stunning cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., part of the Obama administration's effort to challenge persistent skepticism about whether North Korea's government was responsible...
  • Sony looking for new platform to release 'The Interview'

    Sony looking for new platform to release 'The Interview'
    Sony Pictures Entertainment said Friday it immediately began looking for alternative platforms to release "The Interview" after it shelved the Christmas Day theatrical opening when movie theater chains bailed on the screwball comedy. "It is still our...
  • Anthem providing free credit monitoring to anyone affected by security breach

    Anthem providing free credit monitoring to anyone affected by security breach
    In the wake of the cyber attack that compromised the personal information of Anthem members as far back as 2004, the insurance giant is offering free credit monitoring services for 24 months through AllClear ID to anyone potentially affected. Those...
  • Sony Pictures execs debated risk of 'The Interview' before cyberattack

    Months before a devastating computer attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, studio executives debated the risk of releasing the upcoming comedy "The Interview" amid threats from North Korea that the movie was tantamount to an act of war. Studio...