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Cyber Crime

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  • 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...
  • Lingering Confusion In Wake Of Anthem Breach

    Lingering Confusion In Wake Of Anthem Breach
    Several different notifications from state agencies and Anthem have left some people scratching their heads about whether they need to sign up for identity protection, or if it is provided automatically, in the wake of a cyber attack on the insurer's IT...
  • Cyberattacks pose growing threat to U.S., intelligence chief says

    Cyberattacks pose growing threat to U.S., intelligence chief says
    Despite the danger posed by Islamic State and other extremist groups, the nation's top intelligence official warned Thursday that sophisticated cyberattacks like the recent hack of Sony Pictures posed a greater threat to the United States. The threat...
  • 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...