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Montana to notify 1.3 million of computer hacking

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials said Tuesday they are notifying 1.3 million people that their personal information could have been accessed by hackers who broke into a state health department computer server. The letters […]

06/24/2014

This video demonstrates how flaws in the implementation of fingerprint authentication in the Samsung Galaxy S5 expose users' devices, data, and even bank accounts to thieves or other attackers, posted on YouTube.

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner can be hacked with glue (Video)

This video demonstrates how flaws in the implementation of fingerprint authentication in the Samsung Galaxy S5 expose users’ devices, data, and even bank accounts to thieves or other attackers.

04/15/2014

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What you need to know about the Heartbleed bug

NEW YORK (AP) – Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this week. The damage caused […]

04/10/2014

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Money 101: What to do when the ‘Do Not Call’ feature does not work

Money 101 with Bob McCormick gives you the information you can use to help you with your personal finances: Make more money, save money and when it’s time to spend it, how to get the […]

03/25/2014

Angry Birds figures at Rovio headquarters in Espoo, Finland. (AP Photo/Lehtikuva, Sari Gustafsson, File)

Angry Birds site hacked after surveillance claims

HELSINKI (AP) — Angry Birds creator Rovio Entertainment Ltd. says the popular game’s website was defaced by hackers Wednesday, two days after reports that the personal data of its customers might have been accessed by […]

01/29/2014

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Expulsion vote due for kids in OC computer hacking

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — An Orange County school district board is set to vote on whether to expel 11 high school students accused of hacking into computers to change grades and access tests. The […]

01/28/2014

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Local police grapple with response to cybercrimes

WASHINGTON (AP) – If a purse with $900 is stolen, the victim probably would call the police. If a computer hacker steals $900 from that same person’s bank account, what then? Call the police? Could they even help?

04/13/2013

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Feds: 3 charged over ‘Gozi’ computer virus

NEW YORK (AP) — Three men are in custody on charges they spread a computer virus to more than a million computers worldwide, including at least 40,000 in the US, giving passwords and banking info that allowed hackers to steal tens of millions of dollars.

01/23/2013

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