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Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

Bay Area Techies Hack Into Burning Man’s Ticket System, Jump Ahead 80,000 Waiting In Line

About 200 Silicon Valley software engineers hacked into the Burning Man ticketing system Wednesday to jump in front of 80,000 others waiting in line from all over the world.

02/23/2015

Woodland Hills, Calif. offices of Anthem Blue Cross. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Anthem Hacked: Personal Data Of Millions Of Members Possibly Exposed

The second largest health insurer in the nation is dealing with a massive data breach Wednesday night.

02/04/2015

In a photo taken on July 27, 2013 North Korean soldiers march on Kim Il-Sung square during a military parade marking the 60th anniversary of the Korean war armistice in Pyongyang. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

White House: New Sanctions On North Korea Only First Part Of US Response To Sony Cyberattack

The United States imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea on Friday in its first public act of retribution for a crippling cyberattack against Sony.

01/02/2015

A picture taken on November 29, 2013 in a Parisian store shows the joystick of the new Sony Playstation 4 video game console (PS4). (JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Hackers Possibly Attacked Sony’s Online PlayStation Store, Microsoft’s Xbox Site

Sony’s online PlayStation store and Microsoft’s Xbox site suffered disruptions to users on Christmas Day in the latest possible cyber-attacks on the companies.

12/26/2014

A North Korean flag.  ( JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Internet Expert Says U.S. Not Likely Responsible For North Korea’s Internet Shutdown

North Korea’s internet access is “toast” Monday, and there is speculation that it may be the result of U.S. action in response to the so-called Sony hack.

12/22/2014

A North Korean flag.  ( JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Mulls Putting North Korea Back On Terrorism List After ‘Act Of Cybervandalism’ Involving Sony’s ‘The Interview’

President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an “act of cybervandalism,” not one of war.

12/21/2014

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

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Servers Hacked, Compromising Personal Data Of 1,600 People

UC Berkeley officials say that about 1,600 people may have had their Social Security or credit card numbers stolen by hackers who infiltrated campus servers and databases.

12/17/2014

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

Sony Pictures Cancels Christmas Day Release Of ‘The Interview’

Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace made ominous threats Tuesday against movie theaters showing Sony Pictures’ film “The Interview” that referred to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The group also released a trove of data files including about 8,000 emails from the inbox of Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton.

12/16/2014

A demonstrator wears a mask during a protest inside the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hacker Group Anonymous Claims Credit For Oakland, OPD Website Shutdowns

The city of Oakland and the Oakland Police Department websites have been out intermittently since Tuesday night and the hacker group Anonymous is taking responsibility.

12/10/2014

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