People in the Bay Area and beyond are getting random checks for thousands of dollars which appear to come from Stanford University, but nobody at the institution seems to know how it’s happening.
Cassidy Wolf never expected to become a spokesperson for cyber security, until she became the victim of a creepy cyber extortion attempt.
Our technology analyst reports there’s a bit of a difference in tone at this year’s RSA security conference being held at The Moscone Center in San Francisco this week.
Our technology analyst says the White House has developed standards it hopes will help key industries protect themselves from hackers.
As people from all over the world are gathering in Sochi, Russia for the Winter Olympics to watch top athletes, it is also apparently a gathering spot for hackers. There are reports that people are being hacked the second they log onto a Russian network.
A notorious “revenge porn” website operator from the Sacramento area and another California man have been charged with stealing nude photos from hundreds of hacked email accounts and posting the images online.
The threat from hackers has usually meant safeguarding your computer, laptop or smartphone; but the new target of hackers may be your automobile, security experts warn.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and our technology analyst just happened to finish writing a guide for parents on this very issue.
The New York Times website is back up after hackers identifying themselves as the Syrian Electronic Army knocked the site offline around noon on Tuesday.
Readers who tried to click on the New York Times’ website got nothing but error messages for several hours Tuesday during the site’s second major disruption this month, and people also had trouble accessing Twitter. A hacker group calling itself the “Syrian Electronic Army” claimed responsibility.