Cyber Crime

'Heartbleed' blamed in attack on Canada tax agency, more expected

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BOSTON/OTTAWA - Canada's tax-collection agency said on Monday that the private information of about 900 people had been compromised as hackers exploited the "Heartbleed" bug, and security experts warned that more attacks will likely follow.

U.S. government says hackers trying to exploit 'Heartbleed' bug

BOSTON - The U.S. government warned banks and other businesses on Friday to be on alert for hackers seeking to steal data exposed by the "Heartbleed" bug, as a German programmer took responsibility for the widespread security crisis.

Tech, 14 Apr 2014

U.S. government says hackers trying to exploit 'Heartbleed' bug

BOSTON - The U.S. government warned banks and other businesses on Friday to be on alert for hackers seeking to steal data exposed by the "Heartbleed" bug, as a German programmer took responsibility for the widespread security crisis.

Tech, 13 Apr 2014

U.S. government says hackers trying to exploit 'Heartbleed' bug

BOSTON - The U.S. government warned banks and other businesses on Friday to be on alert for hackers seeking to steal data exposed by the "Heartbleed" bug, as a German programmer took responsibility for the widespread security crisis.

Tech, 12 Apr 2014

Hackers steal S.Korean credit card data to aid forgeries

SEOUL - Hackers stole the personal information of about 200,000 South Korean credit card users, using some to make fake cards and rack up fraudulent charges of about 120 million won, an official of the country's financial regulator said on Friday.

Tech, 11 Apr 2014

'Heartbleed' computer bug threat spreads to firewalls and beyond

BOSTON - Hackers could crack email systems, security firewalls and possibly mobile phones through the "Heartbleed" computer bug, according to security experts who warned on Thursday that the risks extended beyond just Internet Web servers.

Tech, 11 Apr 2014

Little Internet users can do to thwart 'Heartbleed' bug

BOSTON - Security experts warn there is little Internet users can do to protect themselves from the recently uncovered "Heartbleed" bug that exposes data to hackers, at least not until vulnerable websites upgrade their software.

Tech, 10 Apr 2014

Little Internet users can do to thwart 'Heartbleed' bug

BOSTON - Security experts warn there is little Internet users can do to protect themselves from the recently uncovered "Heartbleed" bug that exposes data to hackers, at least not until exploitable websites upgrade their software.

Tech, 10 Apr 2014

'Heartbleed' bug in web technology seen as major threat to user data

BOSTON - A newly discovered bug in widely used Web encryption technology has made data on many of the world's major websites vulnerable to theft by hackers in what experts say is one of the most serious security flaws uncovered in recent years.

Tech, 09 Apr 2014

Microsoft ends Windows XP support, hackers may be lurking

BOSTON - Microsoft Corp released its final security updates for Windows XP and Office 2003 on Tuesday as security experts warned users that they could soon be prime targets for cyber attacks if they do not abandon the products.

Tech, Top News, 09 Apr 2014