Cyber Attack

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Livermore Fiber Optic Line Severed In 11th Attack On Bay Area Lines

A rash of attacks on fiber optic cables have happened in the Bay Area, causing disruptions with internet, phone and cable service.

06/30/2015

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‘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.

05/01/2015

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Common Core Testing Hit With Server Delays, Glitches As First Computerized Standardized Testing Gets Tested

The 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.

05/01/2015

(CBS)

Pentagon Says U.S. Couldn’t Thwart Major Cyber Attack, Recruiting Tech Experts From Silicon Valley

Pentagon 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.

04/14/2015

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North Korea Compares Pres. Obama To ‘Monkey In A Tropical Forest,’ Blames U.S. For Internet Outage

North 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.”

12/26/2014

Workers remove a poster-banner for "The Interview" from a billboard in Hollywood. (Michael Thurston/AFP/Getty Images)

10 Movies You Can Watch That ‘Dis’ North Korea (Since Sony Won’t Release ‘The Interview’)

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — After days of leaks and threats from North Korean cyber-hackers, Sony Pictures announced Friday it will not release “The Interview.” In his End of the Year Press Conference, President Obama […]

12/19/2014

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Producers Say Latest James Bond Film Script Was Stolen In Sony Pictures Hack Attack

The 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.

12/14/2014

James Franco (left) & Seth Rogen (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

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.

12/07/2014

(CBS SF)

Global Cyber Attack Partially Shuts Down Bay Area Government Websites

A global cyber attack Monday shut down web access to agendas, minutes and video for numerous Bay Area government agencies, including in San Francisco.

12/02/2014

Sen. Dianne Feinstein. (CBS graphic)

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.

09/05/2014

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