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Cyber Crime

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  • Obama seeks help from Congress, Silicon Valley to fight cyberattacks

    Obama seeks help from Congress, Silicon Valley to fight cyberattacks
    President Obama called on lawmakers Friday to pass tougher cybersecurity laws, but the main pitch of his speech at a cybersecurity summit at Stanford University was aimed at business leaders whose help he needs fighting cyberattacks. As he prepared to...
  • Defense contractors see opportunity in cybersecurity sector

    Defense contractors see opportunity in cybersecurity sector
    After a year that saw destructive cyberattacks on major U.S. companies, President Obama's call to stiffen America's digital defenses could help bolster the bottom lines of top defense and aerospace contractors facing cutbacks in Pentagon spending. In...
  • 'King of Revenge Porn' pleads guilty, faces up to 7 years in prison

    The 28-year-old man dubbed the “king of revenge porn” pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal computer hacking and identity theft charges for posting stolen nude photos online, prosecutors said. Hunter Moore of Woodland entered his plea in a...
  • Anthem data hack now believed to affect 3.77 million in Virginia

    Anthem data hack now believed to affect 3.77 million in Virginia
    On Tuesday, Anthem released revised figures regarding the late January data breach; it lowered the national numbers of those likely affected to 78.8 million from an initial 80 million, BUT increased the numbers in Virginia from 3 million to 3.77 million....
  • First The Hackers, Then The Scammers: Beware Bogus 'Anthem' Emails

    Anthem Inc. is warning customers of email scams in the wake of a data breach this week. The emails are designed to appear as though they are from Anthem with messages that say "click here" for credit monitoring. But don't do it. The emails are not...
  • Few Have Signed Up For ID Protection In Wake Of Anthem Breach

    The Anthem data breach earlier this month compromised 1.7 million Connecticut residents, a total number reported for the first time Tuesday by the Office of the Attorney General. The data breach affected current and past members stretching as far back as...
  • $3-million reward offered for arrest of Russian hacker

    $3-million reward offered for arrest of Russian hacker
    A brazen Russian hacker who allegedly siphoned off more than $100 million from American bank accounts now has a multimillion-dollar price on his head. The U.S. government announced Tuesday that it would pay up to $3 million for information leading to...
  • Protecting Your Child from Online Predators

    Protecting Your Child from Online Predators
    Most parents warn a young child not to accept candy from a stranger or get into an unknown car for a ride to school. But before giving your son or daughter a mobile phone, tablet or computer, you should sit down with them and discuss the hazards of today'...
  • Connecticut Taxpayer Refunds Delayed By Fraud Verification

    Connecticut Taxpayer Refunds Delayed By Fraud Verification
    HARTFORD — Some Connecticut taxpayers might receive income tax refunds a few weeks later than expected as state revenue officials verify that fraudulent returns are not being submitted. Kevin Sullivan, commissioner of the Department of Revenue...
  • Israeli man arrested in online leak of Madonna songs

    Israeli man arrested in online leak of Madonna songs
    A month after songs from Madonna’s new album "Rebel Heart" leaked to the Internet, foiling carefully timed plans for their release, Israeli police announced the arrest of a suspect. According to a police statement, a 39-year-old Israeli from Tel...
  • Midlothian cops pay ransom to retrieve data from hacker

    A south suburban police department paid a $500 ransom to an unidentified hacker to regain access to data from a police computer the hacker managed to disable, records show. Midlothian in January was hit with a form of computer virus called Cryptoware,...