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  • Target CEO promises free credit monitoring, 10% discount after breach

    A day after Target confirmed a massive data breach, Chief Executive Gregg Steinhafel is trying to get customers back into stores during the busy pre-Christmas weekend by extending an offer for free credit monitoring and a 10% discount. Customers are...
  • Target breach: Senator calls for probe, shopper perception sinks

    Target breach: Senator calls for probe, shopper perception sinks
    Target continues to suffer blow-back from the breach of up to 40 million customer credit and debit card accounts it disclosed last week, as consumer perception of the chain plunges and calls for an investigation intensify. In a Sunday letter to the...
  • Reward now $100,000 in Vi Ripken abduction case

    Reward now $100,000 in Vi Ripken abduction case
    Hoping to reignite interest in the bizarre kidnapping and mysterious return of his mother, former Oriole Cal Ripken Jr. has announced a $100,000 reward for information leading to the man responsible. "In our minds, this is important, not only for us and...
  • MIT: Questions, but no school wrongdoing in Aaron Swartz's death

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology did nothing overtly wrong in handling hacktivist Aaron Swartz's criminal prosecution and did not push for his punishment, according to an internal review released Tuesday after months of self-examination....
  • ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ ready for prime-time action

     
    The cloudless August morning was so warm and tranquil it could have been plucked from the mind of a dreaming […]...
  • Muslim Hacker Claims to Infiltrate Twitter User Database

    A notorious hacker who claims to "fight for the dignity of Muslims" though peaceful means attacked Twitter on Tuesday, publishing private information online from the accounts of thousands of the social-media company's users. The self-described Mauritania...
  • New York Times outage traced to phishing email to Melbourne IT partner

    Melbourne IT, an Australian firm that allows website owners to buy addresses such as latimes.com, said the downtime suffered by the New York Times website Tuesday began when hackers gained access to the user name and password of one of the company's sales...
  • Expect more Web hacking if U.S. strikes Syria: cybersecurity expert

    WASHINGTON — The Syrian hacker group that has taken credit for causing outages on the websites of the New York Times and other news organizations probably will increase its activity if the U.S. launches military strikes on the Middle Eastern nation,...
  • Hacked New York Times website still down; alternate site working

    WASHINGTON -- It’s a battle between one of the nation’s largest newspapers and what is suspected to be a group of hackers supporting Syrian President Bashar Assad, and for the moment at least, the hackers appear to be winning. The New York...
  • Twitter, AOL lock down URLs in wake of New York Times hack

    As the New York Times tried to wrestle back control of its website, AOL Inc. and Twitter Inc. quickly locked down parts of their own slate of domain addresses. But many other major websites continued to maintain limited security Wednesday morning. The...
  • FBI arrests Temecula man, 19, in 'sextortion' of Miss Teen USA

    The FBI has arrested a 19-year-old Temecula man who authorities believe to be involved in a "sextortion" case involving Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf from Orange County, officials said Thursday. Jared James Abrahams is accused of cybercrimes for...