Cyber Attack

Livermore Fiber Optic Line Severed In 11th Attack On Bay Area LinesA rash of attacks on fiber optic cables have happened in the Bay Area, causing disruptions with internet, phone and cable service.
'Cyber Attack' On California Common Core Testing Shuts Down Access For Hours, State Denies Deliberate Tampering"It was a deliberate attack. Not just a malfunction," educators said after hundreds of thousands of California students were blocked from logging on to take mandatory Common Core tests Thursday.
Common Core Testing Hit With Server Delays, Glitches As First Computerized Standardized Testing Gets TestedThe controversial Common Core testing affecting millions of students across America was already facing student boycotts and parental opposition, and now it's facing what may be an even tougher opponent -- slow Internet connections and lack of server space.
Pentagon Says U.S. Couldn't Thwart Major Cyber Attack, Recruiting Tech Experts From Silicon ValleyPentagon officials say the Defense Department still doesn't have the capabilities and resources needed to defend against a major cyberattack from another nation or other tech-savvy criminals.
North Korea Compares Pres. Obama To 'Monkey In A Tropical Forest,' Blames U.S. For Internet OutageNorth Korea compared President Barack Obama to a monkey and blamed the U.S. on Saturday for shutting down its Internet amid the hacking row over the comedy "The Interview."
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Producers Say Latest James Bond Film Script Was Stolen In Sony Pictures Hack AttackThe producers of the James Bond films have acknowledged that an early version of the screenplay for the new movie "SPECTRE" was among the material stolen in the massive cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.
North Korea Denies Involvement But Calls Hack Attack On Sony Pictures 'Righteous Deed'North Korea released a statement Sunday that clearly relished a cyber attack on Sony Pictures, which is producing an upcoming film that depicts an assassination plot against Pyongyang's supreme leader.
Global Cyber Attack Partially Shuts Down Bay Area Government WebsitesA global cyber attack Monday shut down web access to agendas, minutes and video for numerous Bay Area government agencies, including in San Francisco.
U.S. Senator Feinstein Pushes Cyber-Security Bill; Civil Liberties Activists Say It’s Flawed Senator Dianne Feinstein is urging Silicon Valley leaders to call their congressional representatives to express their support for her cyber-security bill, which is facing opposition from privacy advocates.
San Francisco-Based StubHub Latest Company To Be Victim Of Cyber ThievesThe company detected the unauthorized transactions last year, contacted authorities and gave the affected customers refunds and help changing their passwords.
San Jose's Adobe Says Credit Card Info Of 2.9 Million Customers ExposedThe maker of Photoshop and other software said Thursday that the attacker accessed customer names, encrypted credit and debit card numbers, expiration dates and other information related to orders.