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Cyber Crime

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  • Fighting the world's most dangerous software

    At what point does a cyber-attack become an act of war? My question is prompted by this week's news that a highly sophisticated malware program called Mask has spent the last six years stealing valuable intelligence from supposedly secure government...
  • Healthcare organizations under siege from cyberattacks, study says

    Healthcare organizations under siege from cyberattacks, study says
    Add this to the list of things to freak you out: Healthcare organizations of all kinds are being routinely attacked and compromised by increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks. A new study set to be officially released Wednesday found that networks and...
  • More than 309,000 identities exposed in University of Maryland cyberattack

    More than 309,000 identities exposed in University of Maryland cyberattack
    The personal information of more than 309,000 students, staff and alumni of the University of Maryland was compromised in a "sophisticated" cyberattack, University President Wallace Loh announced Wednesday. The breached database held names, Social...
  • 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...
  • Data theft at Target hurt sales, earnings during holidays

    Data theft at Target hurt sales, earnings during holidays
    The massive theft of Target Corp. customer data contributed to a huge drop in fourth-quarter profit as the retailer scrambled to win back the trust of consumers and shore up its hobbled payments system. The Minneapolis-based chain reported that profit...
  • Xi Jinping to head China Internet Initiative

    HONG KONG -- China's President Xi Jinping is to personally head a new high-level committee intended to strengthen the state's role in the internet in China. The move is intended to expand use of the internet within China, to boost cyber-security and...
  • Target's tech chief quits after data breach

    Target's tech chief quits after data breach
    Target Corp.'s head of technology stepped down Wednesday as the company tries to recover from one of the largest data breaches on record at a retailer. Beth Jacob, who served as executive vice president of technology services and chief information...
  • Computers with L.A. County patients' personal data are stolen

    Computers with L.A. County patients' personal data are stolen
    Personal data of as many as 168,500 patients of Los Angeles County medical facilities may have been stolen in a break-in at a county contractor's office last month. A Torrance office of Sutherland Healthcare Solutions, which handles billing and...
  • Holder urges Congress to adopt standard for cyberattack notification

    WASHINGTON -- After a spate of large-scale cyberattacks on large retailers, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. urged Congress to adopt a national standard for notifying consumers of a security breach. Holder said creating such a law would bolster the Justice...
  • China's Hackers to Target U.S. Entertainment Industry, Security Firm Warns

    A new report from cybersecurity firm FireEye warns that the U.S. film and entertainment industries could come under cyberattack from Chinese hackers intent on undermining companies' content, technology and internal communications. "China's Soft Power...
  • Beauty specialist to stars now accused in murder-for-hire plot

    Beauty specialist to stars now accused in murder-for-hire plot
    With a clientele of Hollywood celebrities such as Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Aniston and Alicia Silverstone, Dawn DaLuise was well-known as a skin-care guru to the stars. The 55-year-old former model ran a West Hollywood “skin refinery” that used...