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Cyber Crime

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  • Silicon Valley man sentenced for massive child porn collection

    A man has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison for having one of the largest collections of child pornography ever found in Silicon Valley, federal officials said Tuesday. Paul Lawrence Vella, 60, was sentenced to 59 months in prison,...
  • 3 scary hacker stories and 9 productivity tips

    The cyber-attack on Sony Pictures, and the speculation that attack originated in North Korea, has created a hubbub over international computer security – and a chance to learn a bit more about the threats. Re/Code runs a list of things we know...
  • Sony insider -- not North Korea -- likely involved in hack, experts say

    Federal authorities insist that the North Korean government is behind the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment. Cybersecurity experts? Many are not convinced. From the time the hack became public Nov. 24, many of these experts have voiced...
  • FBI head details evidence that North Korea was behind Sony hack

    FBI head details evidence that North Korea was behind Sony hack
    The head of the FBI said Wednesday that the shadowy hacker group blamed by the U.S. for the computer attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment "got sloppy" and left behind clues that point to North Korea's involvement. FBI Director James Comey also...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Hackers? Worry about North Korea's nukes

    Hackers? Worry about North Korea's nukes
    While the world's attention focuses on North Korea's cyber war with Sony, the Hermit Kingdom is rapidly increasing its stockpile of nuclear weapons material, with little real pushback from the United States. A new analysis of North Korea's nuclear...
  • Sony Pictures returning to normal after crippling computer attack

    Sony Pictures returning to normal after crippling computer attack
    Life is slowly returning to normal for Sony Pictures Entertainment after a computer attack that crippled the studio early last week. Some computer systems crucial to Sony's business operations were finally back online, while employee email access was...
  • Sony tries to make good after PlayStation network outage

    Sony tries to make good after PlayStation network outage
    Sony offered disgruntled gamers a “holiday thank you” to ring in the New Year, extending PlayStation Plus memberships and offering a one-time discount after a Christmastime cyber attack left its networks offline. The thank you includes...
  • Fort Lauderdale's website down for hours after threat from Anonymous hackers

    Fort Lauderdale's website down for hours after threat from Anonymous hackers
    Cyber Monday became Cyber Attack Monday as the hacker group Anonymous made good on a threat to crash the city's website because of recent laws the city has passed regulating homeless behavior. Besides the city's website, fortlauderdale.gov, the police...
  • U.S. sanctions on North Korea suggest prospect of further retaliation

    President Obama ordered new economic sanctions Friday against North Korea aimed at increasing financial pressure on the rogue state's leadership, a preliminary retaliatory action by the administration in response to what it calls the “destructive...