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  • Pittsburgh's work on foreign hackers may become model for nationwide effort

    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is adding resources and agents in Pittsburgh to combat hackers after the Steel City's law enforcement agencies, universities and companies led the way on two landmark prosecutions. The two cases targeting...
  • Nothing to fear from phony email threats

    Nothing to fear from phony email threats
    Sometimes scammers try so hard to scare people into opening their wallets that they overdo it and lose their intended effect. The email Birdine Remaley Jr. of Whitehall Township got recently is a good example. It tried to be threatening and startled...
  • Local man's Internet-privacy invention draws big interest

    Local man's Internet-privacy invention draws big interest
    Thanks to an unusually successful Kickstarter campaign, a Lake County entrepreneur is moving ahead with plans to market an Internet-privacy device that has drawn supporters from around the world. Eric Delisle, 43, raised $100,600 in four weeks for his...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • UCF's winning "cyber defense" team meets V.P. Biden

    UCF's winning "cyber defense" team meets V.P. Biden
    A group of UCF students who won first place in a "cyber defense" contest in April got to meet Vice President Joe Biden and tour the White House this week as part of their prize. The University of Central Florida students won the top spot in the...