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Cyber Crime

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  • No quick solution to payment card hacking

    Consumers shellshocked by the escalating size and frequency of payment card hacks like the one that recently struck Target aren't likely to get much relief any time soon. If anything, security experts say, the situation will worsen for American shoppers...
  • California DMV probing possible breach of customer credit cards

     California DMV probing possible breach of customer credit cards
    The California Department of Motor Vehicles said Saturday that it is investigating a potential security breach of its credit card processing services, but officials said the agency had no immediate evidence that its computer system had been hacked....
  • Latest cyberscam enables crooks to extract huge sums from ATMs

    Latest cyberscam enables crooks to extract huge sums from ATMs
    Sounding alarm over an especially sinister new wave of cybercriminals, regulators are warning bankers that hackers have succeeded in changing the controls on automated teller machines to enable thieves to make nearly unlimited withdrawals using fraudulent...
  • Target says data breach much wider than first estimated

    Target Corp. on Friday said that last month's data breach affected up to 110 million customers and that the data theft was broader than originally thought. The Minneapolis-based retailer said that as as many as 70 million customers' information, which...
  • What Americans should fear in cyberspace

     What Americans should fear in cyberspace
    A recent Pew poll found that Americans are more afraid of a cyber attack than they are of Iranian nuclear weapons, the rise of China or climate change. Such fears are not only out of proportion to risk; if they take hold, they could threaten the...
  • What's behind Albuquerque police shooting protest and cyber attack?

    What started as a peaceful protest over Albuquerque police involvement in a series of fatal shootings escalated into what the mayor called “mayhem” as cops and demonstrators clashed on Sunday. While tensions have been building for a while in...
  • Family finances: how to combat data theft

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Highly publicized security breaches at large retailers have left consumers looking for guidance on how to guard their financial information. We have answers to your questions about what to do in the event of a data breach....
  • Neiman Marcus and Target breaches result in probes and lawsuits

    Officials, banks and consumers all want a piece of Target and Neiman Marcus, filing lawsuits and launching investigations against the two retailers after they reported data breaches. A letter from Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Jay Rockefeller (D-W....
  • Medical data breach involves more than 170,000 additional victims

    Medical data breach involves more than 170,000 additional victims
    Los Angeles County officials said Thursday that 170,200 additional victims have been identified in a theft of medical data from a county contractor's office. The total number of county patients affected now stands at 338,700. The data was stored on...
  • Two arrested at U.S. border may be connected with Target hack

    Two arrested at U.S. border may be connected with Target hack
    Authorities investigating the massive holiday-season hack into Target Corp.'s systems arrested two Mexicans trying to enter the U.S. in McAllen, Texas, with scores of fraudulent credit cards. The arrests of Daniel Dominguez Guardiola and Mary Carmen...
  • DMV investigating potential breach in credit card processing

    DMV investigating potential breach in credit card processing
    The California Department of Motor Vehicles said Saturday that it was investigating a potential security breach of its credit card processing services, but officials said the agency had no immediate evidence that its computer system had been hacked. The...
  • New South Florida FBI chief says preventing terrorism is No. 1 priority

    New South Florida FBI chief says preventing terrorism is No. 1 priority
    Residents in Florida's nine southeastern counties shouldn't necessarily be concerned that an expert in weapons of mass destruction is leading the FBI's Miami office. George Piro, 46, said Tuesday he'll draw from varied career experiences as the new...