Hacking

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Court: Teacher May Proceed With Lawsuit Accusing Ex-Boyfriend Of Hacking Her Facebook

A Queens teacher who said her ex-boyfriend broke into her Facebook account and sent malicious sexual statements can proceed with her lawsuit, a court decided Tuesday.

08/04/2015

The Waldorf Astoria New York is seen October 17, 2003.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Officials Raise Spying Concerns After Chinese Company Plans Renovation At Waldorf Astoria

The sale to Anbang still allows the Hilton Corporation to run the hotel, but the deal also calls for a massive renovation, which triggered concerns in Washington.

06/18/2015

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Millions Of Federal Employees May Be At Risk Of ID Theft After Massive Hack Of Gov Computers

The massive hack of U.S. government computers could put the entire federal workforce, including tens of thousands in the Tri-State area, at risk.

06/05/2015

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Hacker Claims To Have Exposed Dangerous Flaws In Aircraft Security

A computer security expert and hacker claims that he has exposed dangerous flaws in aircraft security.

05/17/2015

Phone scammers are wiping out computers and demanding ransom, police say. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Phone Scammers Can Wipe Out Computer, Steal Personal Information

Police are warning about a new phone scam that can wipe out everything on your computer and steal all of your information.

04/07/2015

NYPD Auxiliary Inspector Yehuda Ari Katz runs from court after being charged with hacking. (Credit: CBS2)

NYPD Auxiliary Inspector Accused Of Hacking Into Department System

An inspector in the NYPD Volunteer Auxiliary has been suspended after being charged with computer hacking, and illegally running checks on more than 6,000 license plates.

03/17/2015

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Staples: 18 Of 115 Stores Impacted By Security Breach Are In Tri-State Area

The office supply retailer announced in October that it was looking into a potential credit card breach, adding to a long list of retailers recently hit by cyberattacks.

12/23/2014

Robert Stroud, international president of ISACA (credit: CBS2)

Expert Offers Tips For Secure Shopping During Holidays

As the holiday shopping season kicks off, a warning you’ve heard over and over again is resurfacing: Protect your personal information.

11/23/2014

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Jennifer Lawrence On Celeb Hacking: ‘It Is Not A Scandal. It Is A Sex Crime’

The people who chose to look at nude celebrity photos that hackers posted committed “a sexual offense,” actress Jennifer Lawrence says in an exclusive interview with Vanity Fair in its November issues

10/08/2014

Experts warn that hackers could take over your smart appliances. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Hackers May Come After Your Smart Appliances

We know hackers target computers, but how about your refrigerator, your tires, or even your light bulbs?

08/18/2014

Orange High School in Orange, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Orange High School Student Accused Of Hacking Into Computer System, Changing Grades

A 16-year-old high school sophomore from Orange, New Jersey has been charged with hacking into a school computer system to change grades and attendance records.

06/23/2014

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Hackers Steal User Data From Kickstarter

The crowd-funding site Kickstarter said hackers broke into its systems and stole usernames, e-mail addresses, mailing addresses, phone numbers, and encrypted passwords.

02/15/2014

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L.I. Teen Accused Of Posting High School Students’ Information Online

A Long Island teenager has been arrested, accused of stealing students’ information and putting it online.

11/23/2013

New York Times Headquarters Building (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Hacked New York Times Website Remains Down

A hacking group called the Syrian Electronic Army has claimed responsibility for the attack.

08/28/2013

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Officials: 5 Charged In Largest Hacking, Data Breach Scheme Ever Prosecuted

Indictments were announced Thursday in Newark, where U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman called the case the largest hacking and data breach scheme ever prosecuted in the United States.

07/25/2013

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