Hackers

Protestors drop to their knees and put their arms in the air during a rally for Michael Brown Jr., who was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer last Saturday, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in Clayton, Mo. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Laurie Skrivan)

Despite hackers, chief won’t ID cop in shooting

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The police chief in the St. Louis suburb where an officer fatally shot an unarmed teenager said Wednesday that cyber-attacks on his city’s website won’t sway him into releasing the officer’s […]

08/13/2014

Chief Information Security Officer Alex Holden of Hold Security, LLC appears during the Black Hat USA 2014 cyber security conference on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Las Vegas. Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to Holden, whose firm uncovered the breach. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Expert wants to help nab Russian password thieves

  LAS VEGAS (AP) — The hackers are a tight knit group, ten or 11. They live in a Russian town, and have real jobs. But in their down time, the cybercriminals have spent the […]

08/06/2014

Press materials are displayed on a table of the Justice Department in Washington, Monday, May 19, 2014, before Attorney General Eric Holder was to speak at a news conference. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

US charges Chinese officials in cyberspying case

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a landmark case alleging international economic spying, the United States announced on Monday unprecedented cyber espionage charges against five Chinese military officials accused of hacking into U.S. companies to gain trade […]

05/19/2014

A man walks through a hall at Secret Service offices  in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target’s computer systems last December. But the agency says it could take years […]

04/17/2014

Sample California driver's license.

MasterCard investigates report of DMV breach

A spokesman from MasterCard says it is investigating reports of a potential breach at the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Seth Eisen says the breach is not with MasterCard’s systems. Related: DMV: No Evidence of […]

03/22/2014

March 20, 2012, file photo, a gondolier serenades a couple as he steers the gondola through the canal inside the Venetian hotel-casino, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, file)

Sands in Vegas says some customer data stolen by hackers

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Computer hackers stole the personal information of tens of thousands of Las Vegas Sands customers during a data breach earlier this month, the casino company said Friday. The company said in […]

02/28/2014

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Michaels Stores investigating possible data breach

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Michaels Stores says it is investigating a possible company data security breach that may have affected its customers’ payment card information. The Irving, Texas, company said Saturday that it launched the […]

01/25/2014

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Fed: Hackers breached website with contact info

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says an internal website was briefly breached by hackers but no critical Fed operations were affected.

02/06/2013

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Twitter, Washington Post targeted by hackers

NEW YORK (AP) – Twitter is among the latest U.S. companies to report that it is among a growing list of victims of Internet security attacks.

02/03/2013

Second Ariz. man charged in Sony data breach case

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A second suspected member of the LulzSec hacking group was arrested Tuesday in Phoenix for his alleged role in a computer breach at Sony Pictures Entertainment last year, authorities said. An […]

08/29/2012

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