Cyber Crime

PayPal fuels higher eBay revenue even as cyber attack, rivals weigh

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SAN FRANCISCO - EBay Inc posted a 13 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Wednesday, as better-than-expected results from its fast-growing PayPal division helped the online retailer overcome increasing competition from Amazon.com Inc and a well-publicized cyber attack.

Chinese hackers pursue key data on US workers - NYT

REUTERS - Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the U.S. government agency that keeps the personal information of all federal employees in March, the New York Times reported, citing senior U.S. officials.

Top News, Tech, World, 10 Jul 2014

China dismisses claims of links to hackers targeting Iraq experts

SAN FRANCISCO - China on Tuesday disputed claims by CrowdStrike, a U.S. security firm, that a group of hackers it calls "Deep Panda" is linked to unnamed Chinese government officials, saying the firm was merely seeking publicity.

Tech, 09 Jul 2014

China dismisses claims of links to hackers targeting US Iraq experts

SAN FRANCISCO - China on Tuesday disputed claims by a U.S. security firm that linked years of hacking by a secretive local group it calls "Deep Panda" to unnamed government officials of that country, saying the firm was merely seeking publicity.

Tech, 09 Jul 2014

Chinese hackers turned focus to U.S. experts on Iraq - security firm

SAN FRANCISCO - A sophisticated group of hackers believed to be associated with the Chinese government, who for years targeted U.S experts on Asian geopolitical matters, suddenly began breaching computers belonging to experts on Iraq as the rebellion there escalated, a security firm said on Monday.

Tech, 08 Jul 2014

Microsoft says disrupts cybercrime rings with roots in Kuwait, Algeria

BOSTON - Microsoft Corp launched what it hopes will be the most successful private effort to date to crack down on cyber crime by moving to disrupt communications channels between hackers and infected PCs.

Tech, 01 Jul 2014

China cyber crime cooperation stalls after U.S. hacking charges

WASHINGTON - Fledging cooperation between the United States and China on fighting cyber crime has ground to a halt since the recent U.S. indictment of Chinese military officials on hacking charges, a senior U.S. security official said on Thursday.

Tech, 27 Jun 2014

Genealogy website Ancestry.com says hackers crashed servers

SALT LAKE CITY - The genealogy website Ancestry.com said its websites were recovering on Wednesday after hackers temporarily shut them down this week in a distributed denial of service attack, but it said no consumer data was compromised.

Tech, 19 Jun 2014

Hackers steal Domino's Pizza customer data in Europe, ransom sought

BOSTON - Hackers have stolen data on more than 600,000 Domino's Pizza Inc customers in Belgium and France, the pizza delivery company said, and an anonymous Twitter user threatened to publish the data unless the company pays a cash ransom.

Tech, 16 Jun 2014

Hackers claim attacks on World Cup-related websites

SAO PAULO - Hackers claim they have carried out attacks against dozens of Brazilian websites linked to the soccer World Cup, including those of tournament sponsor Hyundai, a state government and Brazil's intelligence agency.

Tech, 11 Jun 2014