In November of 2007, Richard Villarreal applied for a job with the tobacco company R. J. Reynolds. He was forty-nine years old at the time, living in Cumming, Georgia, about an hour’s drive from Atlanta, and working for Coca-Cola
Yahoo has confirmed the mother of all data breaches — 500 million user accounts compromised back in late 2014 — and is laying blame on a “state-sponsored actor.”
The stolen data may have included names, email addresses, phone numbers, birthdays,
Facebook is asking a federal appellate court to let stand its recent ruling that the defunct aggregation service Power Ventures violated a federal hacking law by “scraping” Facebook’s site.
The social networking company wants the court to reject arguments by
Rising security threats against government IT networks has made it necessary to hive off Web surfing from public servants’ work computers, although exceptions may be made, said Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim.
Acknowledging that Internet separation may not
A Russian man charged with leading a computer-hacking gang that fraudulently bought more than $1 million worth of sports, music, and theater tickets has pleaded guilty in a U.S. federal court to being a member of the criminal group.
A dreary midweek morning has been shaken with news that all internet access will be revoked from over 100,000 computers being used by public servants from May next year. The Straits Times reported that a memo is currently going out
WASHINGTON — Stung by recent court decisions that have gone against them, Justice Department lawyers are making a fresh push to clarify a computer trespass law that critics malign as overly broad.
The 1986 law, known as the Computer Fraud
U.S. military officials said Thursday that they suspect Russian hackers infiltrated an unclassified Pentagon e-mail system used by employees of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the latest in a series of state-sponsored attacks on sensitive U.S. government computer networks.
What a disgrace: A private investigator, Eric Saldarriaga, 41, got nailed for hacking into peoples’ e-mails. He may get six months in the can. Is six months reasonable for this, though?
A recent online New York Times article quotes a
It’s summer camp for hackers in Las Vegas this week. That’s how event organizers describe three tech conferences — Black Hat USA, DEF CON and B-Sides LV — that are scheduled concurrently each summer. When the hackers are in town,
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an alert advising hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical care centers to stop using the Symbiq Infusion System of intravenous pumps, which deliver IV medications with dosages programmed over a hospital’s wireless network.
JOHANNESBURG – One of America’s most infamous fraudsters says it has become easier to fake bank cheques and more sophisticated protection against online fraud is needed now more than ever.
Frank Abagnale made $2.5 million by faking identities which included
SAN FRANCISCO — Pen and paper instead of a laptop. Cash instead of credit cards. Face-to-face chats instead of cell phones. That’s the drill for the most cautious at two big computer security conferences taking place this week in Las Vegas.
After studying the situation throughout the world, it has now become clear that some dubious people are desperate to make money through all kinds of means. Top among these is cyber crime using subtle means to steal money from unsuspecting
As candidates hit the campaign trail, NPR looks at four major issues the next president will face from Day 1 in office.
When President Obama took office back in 2009, “cybersecurity” was not a word that everyday people used. It
The international hacking group, Anon Coders, still had control of the Republican Party of Kentucky’s website until about 11 a.m. Tuesday and told The State Journal they did it to spread the message that Muslims are not terrorists.
Snowden Tells Hackers of the World to Unite
Snowden gives the hacker community its marching orders: Fight surveillance by making privacy tools for everyone.
Edward Snowden addressed a packed-to-capacity crowd at the Hackers On Planet Earth (HOPE)
Curt Johnson, an heir to the Johnson family household products fortune, will spend Fatherâ€™s Day in jail for inappropriately touching his teenage stepdaughter for several years.
It was a sentencing that some in the community thought might never
Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo attributed Internet pornography patronage in part to the Reproductive Health (RH) Law.
In a report from the CBCP News, Pabillo blasted the â€œculture of addiction,â€ which he said is rooted on the promotion of condoms,
With the increasing popularity of smartphones and tablets as Christmas gifts to children,Â Dorset PoliceÂ is issuing online safety advice for parents as part of the Countdown to Christmas campaign.
Children can face a number of risks online which include