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Accused Revenge Porn Site Operator Pleads Guilty In San Francisco Court To Email Hacking

A Los Angeles man accused of being an accomplice in a now-defunct website that featured stolen nude photos has pleaded guilty in San Francisco Superior Court to a charge of disrupting the computer access of a victim whose email he hacked.

06/18/2015

An airplane lands at nightfall. (CBS)

FBI Says Computer Expert Claimed To Hack Into Planes, Commandeer Jet Engine

A computer expert who allegedly hacked into the in-flight systems of airplanes to expose security flaws could face prosecution. The FBI claims he also hacked into a jet and commandeered a flight.

05/18/2015

A screenshot of the Starbucks mobile app. (CBS)

Starbucks Auto Reload Accounts Become Target For Hackers, Bank Accounts Drained

One in six Starbucks customers now use mobile pay, many with auto-reload linked to their bank account, which automatically replenishes their Starbucks funds, when they get low. But hackers have managed to drain some customer’s account balances, and worse.

05/13/2015

An Xfinity home router interface. (CBS)

Internet Users Unknowingly Connect To Xfinity Public Wi-Fi, Become Vulnerable To Hackers

KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts discovered that Xfinity public WiFi may automatically connect you to its public network without your knowledge, even at home.

05/11/2015

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Hackers Spy On Sleeping Children With Wireless Nanny Cameras

CNET’s Tim Stevens has more on who is vulnerable and how to protect yourself.

04/07/2015

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‘Revenge Porn’ Website’s 28-Year-Old NorCal Founder Pleads Guilty To Posting Stolen Nude Photos

The operator of a defunct “revenge porn” website that posted stolen nude photos has pleaded guilty to federal charges in Los Angeles.

02/26/2015

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

Anthem To Offer Identity Theft Protection After Massive Hack

The nation’s second-largest health insurer said Friday that for two years it will provide credit monitoring, identity theft repair assistance if someone experiences fraud, and identity protection designed specifically for children. The services are available to all current and former customers since 2004.

02/13/2015

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

Anthem Warns Customers Of Phishing Emails, Phone Calls From Scammers After Hacking Revealed

After a huge hack, Anthem is warning about “phishing” scam emails that are targeting people it insures or has insured in the past.

02/06/2015

A touch I.D. pad is seen on the new iPad Mini 3 during an Apple special event on October 16, 2014 in Cupertino. (tina display.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Watch: Fingerprint Scanning Becoming An Easy Target For Hackers

Millions of smartphones and tablets let you use a fingerprint in place of a password. But it’s becoming easier for hackers to create fingerprints with photos and widely available software.

01/06/2015

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

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