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Cyber Crime

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  • 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...
  • Anthem hack raises fears about medical data

    Anthem hack raises fears about medical data
    Insurance giant Anthem Inc. suffered a massive data breach exposing the personal information of up to 80 million Americans — and it could have been even worse for consumers. The hackers didn't take sensitive medical information on patients or...
  • '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...
  • Marylanders' data exposed in scores of hacks

    Marylanders' data exposed in scores of hacks
    It was a typical winter morning on the Twitter feed of Eastern Shore television station WBOC: a stream of messages about snowfall and a reminder to download the station's weather app for the latest updates. Then the Cyber Caliphate arrived. Just after...
  • Sony's 'The Interview' to get 'freedom edition' home video release

    Sony's 'The Interview' to get 'freedom edition' home video release
    Sony Pictures Entertainment's "The Interview," the comedy at the center of the studio's hacking woes, is set for release on DVD and Blu-ray on Feb 17, the studio said Wednesday.  The controversial film has been available through video on-demand for...
  • 'The Interview' earns $31 million from VOD, $5 million at box office

    'The Interview' earns $31 million from VOD, $5 million at box office
    Sony Pictures' "The Interview," the movie at the center of the crippling cyber attack on the studio, has grossed $31 million through video on demand as of Sunday.  The movie has been rented or purchased about 4.3 million times through services including...