Cyber Crime

Chinese hacked U.S. military contractors, Senate panel finds

WASHINGTON - Hackers associated with the Chinese government have repeatedly infiltrated the computer systems of U.S. airlines, technology companies and other contractors involved in the movement of U.S. troops and military equipment, a U.S. Senate panel has found.

Chinese hacked U.S. military contractors, Senate probe finds

WASHINGTON - Hackers associated with the Chinese government have repeatedly infiltrated the computer systems of U.S. airlines, technology companies and other firms involved in the movement of U.S. troops and military equipment, a U.S. Senate panel has found.

Tech, Aerospace & Defence, 17 Sep 2014

JPMorgan hackers accessed servers but stole no money - report

BOSTON - Hackers accessed dozens of servers at JPMorgan Chase & Co in a cyberattack launched in June, though no money was taken, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the investigation into the case.

Business, Tech, 13 Sep 2014

Apple to add security alerts for iCloud users, says Cook - WSJ

- Apple Inc is planning additional steps to keep hackers out of user accounts in the face of the recent celebrity photo scandal and will aggressively encourage users to take stricter security measures, CEO Tim cook told the Wall Street Journal in an interview.

Tech, 05 Sep 2014

Hackers break into server for Obamacare website - U.S. officials

NEW YORK - An unknown hacker or hackers broke into a computer server supporting the HealthCare.gov website through which consumers enroll in Obamacare health insurance, a government cybersecurity team discovered last week, apparently uploading malicious files.

Tech, 05 Sep 2014

U.S. banking group says unaware of any 'significant' cyber attack

BOSTON - An influential U.S. financial services industry group that shares information about cyber threats has said it is unaware of any "significant" cyber attacks, downplaying concerns about possible breaches at JPMorgan Chase & Co and other banks.

Tech, 29 Aug 2014

Sony says PlayStation network back online, user data safe

SAN FRANCISCO/TOKYO - Sony Corp's PlayStation Network was back online on Monday following a cyber attack that took it down over the weekend, which coincided with a bomb scare on a commercial flight carrying a top Sony executive in the United States.

Tech, Top News, 25 Aug 2014

U.S. undercover investigators among those exposed in data breach

BOSTON/WASHINGTON - A cyber attack at a firm that performs background checks for U.S. government employees compromised data of at least 25,000 workers, including some undercover investigators, and that number could rise, agency officials said on Friday.

Top News, Tech, 23 Aug 2014

U.S. hospital breach biggest yet to exploit Heartbleed bug - expert

REUTERS - Hackers who stole the personal data of about 4.5 million patients of hospital group Community Health Systems Inc broke into the company's computer system by exploiting the "Heartbleed" internet bug, making it the first known large-scale cyber attack using the flaw, according to a security expert.

Tech, 20 Aug 2014

U.S. government's nuclear watchdog victim of cyber attacks - report

BOSTON - The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission was "successfully hacked" three times in recent years in attacks involving tainted emails, according to an internal investigation on cyber attacks at the agency, Nextgov.com reported on Tuesday.

Tech, 20 Aug 2014