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  • Jewel-Osco says its computers were hacked

    Jewel-Osco says its computers were hacked
    Jewel-Osco computers, containing customer credit and debit card information, have been affected by an "unlawful intrusion," the grocery store chain's corporate parent said Friday. AB Acquisition said it had not determined whether any cardholder data was...
  • How to deal with the Russian cyber theft

     How to deal with the Russian cyber theft
    In a small city in south central Russia, a gang of computer criminals has amassed a huge cache of stolen Internet credentials. They've swiped a mind-boggling 1.2 billion user name and password combinations, The New York Times reports. And more than 500...
  • 5 questions for Facebook's security chief

    Joe Sullivan sat in a suite atop the Rio Hotel this week, with his iPhone’s Bluetooth and WiFi capabilities shut off. Eighteen floors below Sullivan, who is the chief security officer at Facebook, were thousands of hackers who had descended on Las...
  • UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative

    UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative
    HARTFORD — The state is investing $1.55 billion in tax dollars at the University of Connecticut over the next 10 years to bolster research programs and facilities, hire faculty and establish partnerships with the business community. On Tuesday,...
  • Massive data breach reported: monitor your accounts and change your passwords

    I just changed the passwords on a bunch of my banking, financial, social media and email accounts. Here's why you should consider doing that, too. A cybersecurity firm said it has uncovered about 1.2 billion Internet logins and passwords and more than 500...
  • John McAfee speaks at hacker conference, unveils complaint website

    John McAfee speaks at hacker conference, unveils complaint website
    John McAfee, the flamboyant anti-virus software industry pioneer, made a surprise appearance at a computer hackers' conference on Friday evening, where he unveiled a new website to give people a place online to vent their anger. The one-time millionaire...
  • Rachel Marsden: Separating cybersecurity hype from reality

    LAS VEGAS -- The big players in the global information-security industry are intermingling with computer hackers this week at the annual Black Hat conference in Las Vegas. Even Chris Inglis, who stepped down as the deputy director of the National Security...
  • Judge orders Maryland to adopt online voting tool

    Judge orders Maryland to adopt online voting tool
    A federal judge in Baltimore ordered Maryland elections officials to adopt an online absentee voting tool in time for this year's general election, despite warnings from computer security experts that the system could lead to voter fraud. The ruling...
  • Take steps to limit damage if hackers snare your data

     Take steps to limit damage if hackers snare your data
    You might have gone to a supermarket, mailed a package at UPS or gone to a restaurant or hospital and thought nothing about holding your wallet tightly. Yet, a thief might have preyed on you anyway. And if you are like millions of Americans, you are...
  • JPMorgan Chase, two other banks see no sign of fraud from cyberattacks

    JPMorgan Chase, two other banks see no sign of fraud from cyberattacks
    As the FBI and U.S. Secret Service investigated the scope of recent cyberattacks on U.S. financial institutions, the nation's largest banks said Thursday that they hadn't seen any unusual fraud activity from their customers' accounts. Officials at...
  • Cyber-Security Experts Name 'Most-Hackable' Cars

     
    We'll get right to the point, as time is of the essence in this fast-paced new world of connected cars and cybersecurity anxiety: You may be driving one of the "Most Hackable" cars as designated by researchers. On Wednesday, Twitter......