More Cybersecurity Articles

  • UK: Former reporter sentenced for phone hacking

    LONDON (AP) — A former British tabloid reporter was given a 10-month suspended prison sentence Thursday for his role in the long-running phone hacking scandal that shook Rupert Murdoch's media empire. Dan Evans, 38, had pleaded guilty to eavesdropping on voicemails of some 200 celebrities...

  • European Central Bank in database security breach

    BERLIN (AP) — The European Central Bank says contact data have been stolen from a database that serves its public website, though it's stressing that no internal systems or market-sensitive data were compromised. The Frankfurt-based central bank for the 18 nations that share the euro said...

  • NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

    NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the hottest tickets in town — to Broadway hits, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake concerts, a New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox game — were snapped up by an international ring of cyber thieves who commandeered more than 1,000 StubHub users' accounts to make big money by...

  • CFPB's cloud computing security system 'needs strengthening,' warns IG

    Stronger cybersecurity measures are needed to protect a federal data-mining system containing the most private financial information on hundreds of millions of Americans, an inspector general warns.

  • UN: Nations hide rise in private digital snooping

    GENEVA (AP) — Governments on every continent are hiding an increasing reliance on private companies to snoop on citizens' digital lives, the U.N. human rights office said Wednesday. Stepping into a fierce debate over digital privacy rights, the U.N. office says it has strong evidence of a...

  • NSA now admits Edward Snowden sent more than one email, but won't disclose them

    Thanks to former Reuters deputy social media editor Matthew Keys, it appears the NSA does have emails from Snowden, they just don't want to hand them over.

  • Our unwillingness to defend ourselves

    Unfortunately, for the future of our nation and the world, we are too focused on government handouts rather than the most basic function of government: defending us from barbarians.

  • This Energy Department blunder cost taxpayers at least $56 million

    The U.S. Department of Energy has lost more than $56 million due to poor coordination during implementation of a new telephone system, according to the DoE inspector general.

  • Report: Chinese hackers hit US personnel networks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the Office of Personnel Management earlier this year with the intention of accessing the files of tens of thousands of federal employees who had applied for top-secret security clearances, according to The New York Times....

  • US, China talk cyberhacking amid new allegations

    BEIJING (AP) — Top American officials said Thursday they challenged their counterparts in China to rein in alleged cybersecurity infringements as a new allegation emerged of a brazen attempt by Chinese hackers to break into U.S. government personnel files. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry...

  • O'Malley visits new technology company

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley highlighted Maryland on Tuesday as a fertile ground for cybersecurity business by visiting a company that designs software to detect internal threats to organizations — software the company CEO described as "a way to look for the Snowdens of the world,"...

  • Class action against P.F. Changs claims restaurant failed to protect customer data

    CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against P.F. Changs after customers claim it failed to protect their data. P.F. Chang’s China Bistro Inc. failed to take adequate measures to protect its customers’ credit and debit card data from theft and disclosed the...

  • High court rejects Google appeal in snooping case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to hear Google's appeal of a ruling that it pried into people's online lives through their Wi-Fi systems as part of its drive to collect information for its Street View mapping project. The justices did not comment Monday in leaving in place a...

  • Ex-editor Coulson faces retrial on bribery charges

    LONDON (AP) — A prosecutor said Monday that senior editors "utterly corrupted" the News of the World, turning the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid into a criminal enterprise. Andrew Edis told a sentencing hearing for ex-editor Andy Coulson and four others that the newspaper hacked the phones of a...

  • Russia denies involvement in Polish tape scandal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says disparaging comments about the U.S.-Polish ties allegedly made by Poland's foreign minister showed "political realism." In one of the leaked conversations released by a Polish magazine, Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski was heard...



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