Hacking


Data Breach Hits Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor

A data breach at department-store chains Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor has compromised the personal information of customers who shopped at the stores. The chains’…

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U.S. Charges Nine Iranians in Massive Hacking Scheme

The Trump administration announced criminal charges and sanctions Friday against Iranians accused in a hacking scheme to pilfer sensitive information from hundreds of universities, private companies and American government agencies.…

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Researchers Spot Baby Hacking Threat

A range of consumer devices such as baby monitors, home security and web cameras, doorbells, and thermostats have been found highly vulnerable to hacking, according to cybersecurity researchers at the…

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Identity Thief Caught Selling Personal Info to Police

Among the material hackers seek when they raid databases is personal information about individuals in that database – such as names, telephone numbers, identity numbers or other personal information. Such…

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Report: Dutch Spies Caught Russian Hackers on Tape

The Netherlands’ spy service broke into the computers used by a powerful Russian hacking group and may be sitting on evidence relating to the breach of the U.S. Democratic National…

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Uber: No Evidence Hackers Took Rider Credit Card Numbers

Uber says an outside cybersecurity firm hired after a massive data breach has found no evidence that rider credit-card, bank-account or Social Security numbers were downloaded by hackers. The company…

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Cyberattack Slows North Carolina County as It Works on Fixes

Time-consuming paper transactions slowed business Thursday in North Carolina’s largest metro area as a county government began the dayslong process of restoring computer systems locked down by a ransomware attack.…

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