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Cyber Crime

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  • Sony Pictures has 'no further release plans' for 'The Interview,' studio says

    Sony Pictures has 'no further release plans' for 'The Interview,' studio says
    Sony Pictures Entertainment has canceled the Christmas Day release of "The Interview" after the nation's major theater chains said they would not screen the film. The action came as U.S. intelligence officials confirmed widespread speculation that the...
  • Executives support federal requirement for hacking notification

    Executives support federal requirement for hacking notification
    In the wake of a number of high-profile cyberattacks against businesses, several leading executives urged the federal government to adopt standards for them to follow in the event of a data breach. Current and former officials from Chicago's Orbitz...
  • 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,...
  • Excerpts: Obama to tout economic success during State of the Union address

    Excerpts: Obama to tout economic success during State of the Union address
    President Obama will declare tonight that the “verdict is clear” that his economic policies have been good for the country during a State of the Union address that argues for keeping the course for the rest of his presidency.  “Middle-...
  • Obama seeks help from Congress, tech industry to fight cyberattacks

    Obama seeks help from Congress, tech industry to fight cyberattacks
    President Obama called on lawmakers Friday to pass tougher laws to protect against cyberattacks, and he also aimed part of his plea at business leaders whose help he needs in the fight. Just before he signed an executive order to promote information-...
  • Anthem Customers Start Signing Up For ID Protection, Credit Monitoring

    Anthem Customers Start Signing Up For ID Protection, Credit Monitoring
    Anthem customers started signing up for free identity protection and credit-monitoring services Friday afternoon in response to a cyber attack on the health insurer's IT systems announced Feb. 4 that could affect as many as 80 million current and former...
  • Obama calls on Silicon Valley to help thwart cyber attacks

    Obama calls on Silicon Valley to help thwart cyber attacks
    Cyberspace is the new "Wild West," President Barack Obama said Friday, with everyone looking to the government to be the sheriff. But he told the private sector it must do more to stop cyber attacks aimed at the U.S. every day. "Everybody is online, and...
  • Anthem data breach update: scammers trying to cash in, authorities press company to notify affected customers

    Anthem data breach update: scammers trying to cash in, authorities press company to notify affected customers
    Here's the latest on the data breach announced last week by health insurer Anthem that reportedly could affect as many as 80 million people, including some in Pennsylvania. Starting at 2 p.m. Friday, Anthem members will be able to sign up for free...
  • Amy Pascal breaks silence at Women in the World conference

    Amy Pascal breaks silence at Women in the World conference
    Amy Pascal opened up about what she learned from the Sony hacking experience at the Women in the World conference in San Francisco. In a candid onstage interview with journalist Tina Brown on Wednesday, the departing Sony executive gave advice about...
  • FireEye is "first in the door" on big cyberattacks

    FireEye is "first in the door" on big cyberattacks
    As hackers invade the computer systems of major companies with greater frequency and their corporate victims scramble to contain the damage and prevent future intrusions, these are boom times for cybersecurity sleuths. Perhaps no security specialist has...
  • Anthem Offers Protections For Customers Going Back 10 Years

    Anthem Offers Protections For Customers Going Back 10 Years
    Any Connecticut resident who had Anthem health coverage as far back as 2004 is eligible to receive two years of identity protection and credit-monitoring services, the health insurer said Wednesday. The consumer protections are part of the insurer's...