Stories tagged: hack
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Global ‘WannaCry’ ransomware cyberattack seeks cash for data
Teams of technicians worked “round the clock” Saturday to restore hospital computer systems in Britain and check bank or transport services in other nations after a global cyberattack hit dozens …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 3:01 a.m.
FBI director to testify Monday as House committee starts hearings on Russia
FBI Director James Comey will be back on the hot seat Monday when he testifies to Congress about Russian attempts to disrupt last year’s U.S. presidential election.
Sun., March 19, 2017, 6 a.m.
How a school bomb-scare case sparked a media-vs.-FBI fight
The 2007 bust of a Washington state hacker put an end to bomb scares and saved graduation at the Lacey, Wash., high school but would also raise a troubling question …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 7:08 p.m.
Trump renews attack on case for Russian hacking
Despite Donald Trump’s repeated calls for Americans to “move on” from Russia’s provocative cyberattacks during the 2016 presidential election, it won’t be so easy – partly because the president-elect refuses …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 8:25 p.m.
Obama says ‘we will’ retaliate against Russia for election hacking
President Barack Obama said the United States will retaliate against Russia over its malicious cyberactivity during this year’s election, in an interview that will air Friday on National Public Radio.
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016, 4:23 p.m.
FBI warns of possible state election-system hacks
The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers targeted related data systems in two states.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, midnight
Experts say keyless entry vehicles can be hacked
A group of computer security experts say they figured out how to hack the keyless entry systems used on millions of cars, meaning that thieves could, in theory, break in …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 2 p.m.
Jeep hackers back at Black Hat with new and scarier method
In front of a packed lecture hall at the Black Hat hacker conference on Thursday in Las Vegas, Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek demonstrated how they could take control of …
Thu., July 7, 2016, 10:32 a.m.
Wendy’s says more than 1,000 restaurants affected by hack
Wendy’s says hackers were able to steal customer’s credit and debit card information at 1,025 of its U.S. restaurants, far more than it originally thought.
Tue., June 7, 2016, 6 a.m.
Hacking of Facebook founder serves as reminder to change passwords
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s rarely used Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest accounts were briefly compromised on Sunday, serving as a reminder that everyone is susceptible to hacking.
Wed., May 18, 2016, 1:47 p.m.
LinkedIn confirms 2012 hack exposed 117 million passwords
LinkedIn says a 2012 breach resulted in more than 100 million of its users’ passwords being compromised – vastly more than previously thought.
Mon., Dec. 2, 2013, 9:53 p.m.
Cyber-attacks blocked at regional grocer
A massive cyber-attack targeting credit cards at local grocery stores has been blocked. URM Stores, which includes Rosauers Supermarkets and Yoke’s Fresh Markets, announced Monday night that modern credit card …