By The Associated Press 09/21 – Hackers broke into Equifax’s computer systems in March, two months earlier than the company had previously disclosed, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
By KEN SWEET and MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) 09/15 — Credit agency Equifax traced the theft of sensitive information about 143 million Americans to a software flaw that could have been fixed well before the burglary occurred,Read more »
JOE McDONALD, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) 05/16 — China’s fondness for pirated software left it especially vulnerable to the latest global cyberattack.
Beijing has tolerated the rampant use of unlicensed software copies despite repeated promises to crack down and warnings by industry groups that China is leaving itself open to being hurt by malicious code.
ANICK JESDANUN, JILL LAWLESS and ARITZ PARRA, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 05/13 — Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users’
MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 05/13 — Computers across the world were locked up Friday and users’ files held for ransom when dozens of countries were hit in a cyber-extortion attack that targeted hospitals,
MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 04/30 — A hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix’s hit series “Orange Is The New Black.”
MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 04/29 — A hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix’s hit series “Orange Is The New Black,”
DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/12 — It’s not just who did it, but why.
WikiLeaks’ release of nearly 8,000 documents that purportedly reveal secrets about the CIA’s tools for breaking into targeted computers,
RAPHAEL SATTER, AP Cybersecurity Writer PARIS (AP) 03/07 — WikiLeaks on Tuesday published thousands of documents purportedly taken from the Central Intelligence Agency’s Center for Cyber Intelligence,
NICK PERRY, Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) 02/20 — A New Zealand judge on Monday upheld an earlier court ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S.
Del Quentin Wilber, Los Angeles Times, DES MOINES, IOWA 10/31 – It was a chilly spring day when an Iowa farmer spotted something odd in his freshly planted cornfield: a short,