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Cyber Crime

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  • UMCP reports another cybersecurity breach

    UMCP reports another cybersecurity breach
    The University of Maryland, College Park suffered a second cyberattack on the heels of the recent theft of personal data for hundreds of thousands of students, staff and alumni, university officials announced Thursday. Ann G. Wylie, who chairs a newly...
  • Possible breach of DMV online customers' credit card data reported

    Possible breach of DMV online customers' credit card data reported
    MasterCard said Saturday said it was investigating reports that the California Department of Motor Vehicles may have suffered a breach of credit card data involving online transactions for agency services. MasterCard is “aware of and...
  • California DMV probing possible breach of customer credit cards

     California DMV probing possible breach of customer credit cards
    The California Department of Motor Vehicles said Saturday that it is investigating a potential security breach of its credit card processing services, but officials said the agency had no immediate evidence that its computer system had been hacked....
  • DMV investigating potential breach in credit card processing

    DMV investigating potential breach in credit card processing
    The California Department of Motor Vehicles said Saturday that it was investigating a potential security breach of its credit card processing services, but officials said the agency had no immediate evidence that its computer system had been hacked. The...
  • Simple Internet-connected devices can end up in complex online crimes

    To keep an eye on his child via his smartphone, Marc Gilbert installed Internet-connected video baby monitors in his home in Houston. One evening, Gilbert heard a stranger's voice bellowing obscenities from the monitor. He disconnected the device...
  • Hackers give a boost to credit monitoring firms

    Hackers give a boost to credit monitoring firms
    Increasing activity by data hackers has produced millions of victims and one clear winner: the credit monitoring business. Services with names such as BillGuard and Identity Guard report a surge in sign-ups from people anxious to be protected. Nervous...
  • What's behind Albuquerque police shooting protest and cyber attack?

    What started as a peaceful protest over Albuquerque police involvement in a series of fatal shootings escalated into what the mayor called “mayhem” as cops and demonstrators clashed on Sunday. While tensions have been building for a while in...
  • Family finances: how to combat data theft

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Highly publicized security breaches at large retailers have left consumers looking for guidance on how to guard their financial information. We have answers to your questions about what to do in the event of a data breach....
  • Medical data breach involves more than 170,000 additional victims

    Medical data breach involves more than 170,000 additional victims
    Los Angeles County officials said Thursday that 170,200 additional victims have been identified in a theft of medical data from a county contractor's office. The total number of county patients affected now stands at 338,700. The data was stored on...
  • 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...
  • 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...