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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

Bryant Terry

Weekend Magazine: Cyber Security, Food Justice, And The Mexican Museum

You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine With KCBS Public Affairs Director Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 3:00am-4:00am and again from 5:00am-6:00am on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM. […]

12/03/2014

Anonymous

Anonymous Hackers Take Over Ku Klux Klan Twitter Account, Reveal Members After Ferguson Taunts

As the nation waits for the grand jury to decide whether to indict a Ferguson, Missouri police officer of the shooting death of Michael Brown, the hacker activist group Anonymous has gone after the Ku Klux Klan’s Twitter accounts.

11/17/2014

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Bay Area Security Firm Hires ‘White Hat Hackers’ To Find Vulnerabilities In Digital Systems

Cyber-crime is big business in the digital age, so a Bay Area security firm has hired a sophisticated group of hackers to break into computer systems.

10/23/2014

The logo of mobile app 'Snapchat' is displayed on a tablet on January 2, 2014 in Paris. Hackers broke into Snapchat, the hugely popular mobile app, accessing the phone numbers and usernames of 4.6 million users and publishing them online, tech news website TechCrunch has announced. AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Hackers Release 13 Gigabytes Of ‘Deleted’ Snapchat Photos

Many Snapchat users are nervously waiting for the other shoe to drop as hackers released hundreds of thousands of photos on Sunday that they thought were deleted, some of which are of nude minors.

10/13/2014

Kaley Cuoco (credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Kaley Cuoco Opens Up About Nude Photo Leak

“The Big Bang Theory” star told Jimmy Kimmel how she find out her nude pictures had surfaced online

09/20/2014

Jill Scott (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Singer Jill Scott Tweets Response To Nude Photo Leak

Soul singer took to Twitter to address whether the naked pics making the rounds are authentic…

09/04/2014

Actors Jennifer Lawrence (L) and Matthew McConaughey at the 86th Annual Academy Awards.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Promises of Prosecution After Nude Celebrity Photos Leaked—Is Cloud Storage Secure?

After actress Jennifer Lawrence’s nude photographs were leaked and posted online, there have been calls for prosecution as well as concerns over cloud storage security.

09/01/2014

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Mary Winstead, Victoria Justice, Ricky Gervais, Other Celebs Tweet Back After Nude Photos Stolen From Apple’s iCloud

Celebrities raged on Twitter Monday after hackers flooded the Internet with nude photos of everyone from Kim Kardashian to Jennifer Lawrence, Rihana, Ariana Grande, Kate Upton and Selena Gomez, apparently obtained from an attack on Apple’s iCloud online storage.

09/01/2014

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