| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Data breaches soared last year in California as cybercriminals leaped over digital security gates to endanger the personal data of millions of consumers, California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris said.
Harris, in a report released Tuesday, highlighted the...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Delray Beach's 100-foot Christmas tree — a 22-year-old downtown tradition — doesn't come fully assembled off Santa's sleigh.
Just as Santa has his trusty assistants in elves, the city relies on more than 100 volunteers to build the award-...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 10:37 AM
MIDDLEBURY — A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging the fire chief with stealing more than $70,000 of fire department money, according to the U.S. Attorney's office.
The indictment charges Paul Perrotti, 47, of Middlebury with...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Home Depot Inc, the world's largest home improvement chain, said hackers stole about 53 million email addresses in addition to customer data for 56 million payment cards previously disclosed by the retailer.
The company, which confirmed the breach in...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 1:15 PM
Some Twitter accounts of the New York Post and UPI, as well as the news agency's website, were briefly hacked Friday.
Tweets with false economic and military news were posted and then deleted.
One tweet on United Press International's feed said that...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:28 PM
In the wake of high-profile data breaches, President Obama proposed legislation to require companies to notify customers within 30 days of discovering that their personal information was exposed to hackers.
The initiative was one of several data...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 10:10 AM
President Obama on Monday proposed the first federal standard for data breaches, which would require companies to notify customers within 30 days of the discovery that their personal information was exposed to hackers.
In a speech at the Federal Trade...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 1:44 PM
President Obama will focus on high technology next week, announcing efforts to strengthen cybersecurity, prevent identity theft and increase Internet access, the White House said Saturday.
The initiatives will be included in his State of the Union...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:48 AM
J.C. Penney Co., and Macy's announced Thursday they are closing more than 50 department stores nationwide, but none of the stores listed by the companies is in Connecticut.
J.C. Penney said it would close about 40 stores this year and cut roughly 2,250...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:19 PM
As brutal as this season has been for the Lakers, who are on pace for one of the worst records in the 55-year Los Angeles history of the franchise, it could be a lot worse.
Kobe Bryant and (Bad) Co. are nowhere near as dreadful as that Clippers club...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 3:12 PM
NEW YORK — The Lehigh Valley Mall J.C. Penney store will remain open, as the company said Thursday it will close five stores in Pennsylvania among 40 that will be cut this year.
The company also said the closings will mean the loss of about 2,...