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  • Chicago hacker admits U.S. crime

    This article originally ran in print on May 29, 2013. Jeremy Hammond, a prominent Chicago computer hacker, faces up to 10 years in prison after confessing that he broke into websites belonging to law enforcement agencies, military companies and a...
  • Chicago hacker tied to Anonymous given 10 years in prison

    Chicago hacker tied to Anonymous given 10 years in prison
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Chicago computer hacker tied to the group known as Anonymous was sentenced on Friday to 10 years in prison for cyber attacks on various government agencies and businesses, including a global intelligence company. Jeremy Hammond,...
  • Facebook removes controversial line about teens in privacy policy

    Facebook removes controversial line about teens in privacy policy
    SAN FRANCISCO -- After a lengthy delay and under growing pressure from regulators and lawmakers, Facebook moved forward with updates to its privacy policy on Friday but deleted a controversial sentence that claimed any teen using the service was assumed...
  • Prosecutors: CPS building engineer stole two Macs from school

    Prosecutors: CPS building engineer stole two Macs from school
    A 49-year-old Chicago Public Schools employee who allegedly stole two Apple computers from a Chicago Public School two years ago was arrested and charged with the theft after software on the computer led authorities to him. Martin McCue, who was...
  • Google to pay Md. $1M over privacy breach allegations

    Google to pay Md. $1M over privacy breach allegations
    Google will pay the Maryland state government $1 million as part of a $17 million, 37-state settlement for collecting information on consumers' Internet browsing activity without their consent. The data was gathered from iPhone and iPad users despite a...
  • 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' star Chloe Bennet ready for Chicago homecoming

     'S.H.I.E.L.D.' star Chloe Bennet ready for Chicago homecoming
    Chloe Bennet can't wait to take a break from saving the world to celebrate Thanksgiving with her family in Chicago. Bennet has been solving crimes as ace computer hacker Skye in "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." since filming began on the ABC series this...
  • Marvel worlds collide in latest 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'

    Marvel worlds collide in latest 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'
    The Marvel movie and TV worlds collide again in the next episode of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," and star Chloe Bennet promises fans will love it. In "The Well," airing at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 on ABC, the S.H.I.E.L.D. team is sent to London to clean up...
  • In Silk Road case, feds still won't say how they found servers

    In Silk Road case, feds still won't say how they found servers
    As details continue to emerge about the two year-investigation into Ross William Ulbricht, an unassuming 29-year-old and alleged founder of the massive online drug market Silk Road, one important piece of information remains cloaked in shadow: How did the...
  • French regulators to sanction Google over alleged privacy violations

    SAN FRANCISCO -- French regulators have begun formal proceedings to impose sanctions on Google for violating European privacy law, which could lead to millions of euros in fines, one in a series of setbacks on the privacy front for the search giant....
  • 'Terms and Conditions' tackles online privacy

    'Terms and Conditions' tackles online privacy
    Cullen Hoback doesn't know what Mark Zuckerberg thinks of his documentary "Terms and Conditions May Apply." But he's already made the Facebook leader smile once. Toward the end of the documentary, which screens Friday and May 2 at the Newport Beach Film...
  • Chef's personal info posted online in foie gras flap

    Chef's personal info posted online in foie gras flap
    A Laguna Beach chef says animal rights activists posted personal information — including his cell phone number and credit card transactions — online because he served foie gras. Activists hacked into the website of Hudson Valley Foie Gras,...