- Miami man accused of hacking frequent flyer accounts Updated: May-01-16 3:28 pm
MIAMI - Police say a Miami computer programmer hacked into the American Airlines accounts of travelers and stole $260,000 worth of frequent flyer miles.
- 2nd security firm raises concerns about Cruz and Kasich apps Updated: Apr-25-16 7:25 pm
WASHINGTON - Another computer-security firm raised concerns Monday about the potential for hackers to glean users' personal data from phone apps released by the campaigns of Republican presidential contenders Ted Cruz and John Kasich.
- University professor hacked to death in Bangladesh Updated: Apr-23-16 11:57 am
NEW DELHI - A university professor on his way to work in northwestern Bangladesh was hacked to death Saturday in an attack similar to other killings by suspected Muslim militants, police said.
- Philippine voter data hacked but polls to go ahead Updated: Apr-22-16 9:24 am
MANILA, Philippines - The hacking of a Philippine election database may have exposed the personal information of all 55 million registered voters, but will not undermine May 9 national elections, officials said Friday, in the latest hacking scandal to hit the Southeast Asian nation.
- Dayton seeks boost in Minnesota's cybersecurity funding Updated: Apr-21-16 10:47 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The tech experts charged with protecting Minnesota's vast state government computer network from hackers are seeking more money to shore up their cyber defenses.
- Defendant in computer hacking case sentenced to probation Updated: Apr-19-16 2:47 pm
DOVER, Delaware - An Indiana man has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit computer fraud and copyright infringement in an international computer hacking case.
- Bangladesh says 20 foreigners involved in theft from NY Fed Updated: Apr-18-16 9:59 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh investigators have determined that at least 20 foreigners were involved in the cybertheft of $101 million from the Bangladesh central bank's account in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, a senior investigator said Monday.
- Baker College of Flint to host hacking event Updated: Apr-15-16 1:25 am
FLINT, Michigan - Baker College of Flint is hosting an event in which cyber defense students will imitate computer hackers.
- The Latest: Investigators visit Panama law firm's offices Updated: Apr-11-16 9:06 pm
LONDON - The Latest on the publication by a coalition of media outlets of an investigation into offshore financial dealings by the rich and famous (all times local):
- Researchers: Newer type of ransomware is harbinger of danger Updated: Apr-11-16 9:02 am
WASHINGTON - An unusual strain of virus-like hacker software that exploits computer server vulnerabilities - without requiring human interaction - is a leading example of a new generation of "ransomware," according to a new report by Cisco Systems Inc.
- Senate bill draft would prohibit unbreakable encryption Updated: Apr-08-16 3:28 pm
WASHINGTON - A draft version of a Senate bill would effectively prohibit unbreakable encryption and require companies to help the government access data on a computer or mobile device with a warrant.
- MedStar says 2007, 2010 software flaws were not part of hack Updated: Apr-06-16 8:12 pm
WASHINGTON - MedStar Health Inc. said Wednesday that hackers who seriously disrupted its operations and held some data hostage did not exploit software vulnerabilities that were the subjects of warnings in 2007 and 2010 to break into its corporate network.
- Italy's Hacking Team has license to sell abroad curbed Updated: Apr-06-16 2:01 pm
MILAN - Italian surveillance company Hacking Team says the government has revoked a global license to sell its spy software outside Europe.
- Computer hacker from Oklahoma pleads guilty in Texas case Updated: Apr-06-16 12:14 pm
DALLAS - An Oklahoma City man faces up to 10 years in prison for a computer hacking attempt targeting a cybersecurity company.
- How to protect your data and avoid being hacked Updated: Apr-05-16 10:54 am
NEW YORK - The government hack of an iPhone used by a San Bernardino killer serves as a reminder that phones and other electronic devices aren't impenetrable vaults.