Russian National Found Guilty Of Hacking Into LinkedIn, Drop Box Employee Databases Yevgeniy Nikulin has been convicted by a San Francisco federal jury of charges he hacked into LinkedIn, DropBox, and the social networking company formerly known as Formspring databases and stole employee ID information, federal prosecutors announced Friday.
Ex-Yahoo Engineer Pleads Guilty To Hacking Thousands Of Accounts For Sexual Images, VideosA former Yahoo software engineer pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to hacking into thousands of Yahoo users' personal accounts, primarily in search of sexual images and videos, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.
Uber Accused of Hacking, Wiretapping Rival Companies in Bombshell Letter Released by JudgeA former Uber security specialist accused the company of dispatching a team of spies to steal its rivals' trade secrets and using shady tactics to thwart its competition in the ride-hailing market.
Virgin America Employee Computer Systems HackedAlaska Airlines says it is taking precautions including requiring employees to change their passwords after Virgin America's computer systems were hacked.
Sausalito Woman Bilked $120,000 In Florida Computer ScamA Florida man was arrested Saturday in connection with a computer scam in which he allegedly stole over $100,000 from a Sausalito resident.
Producers Say Latest James Bond Film Script Was Stolen In Sony Pictures Hack AttackThe 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.
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.
Kickstarter Says Hackers Got Customer DataOnline fundraising site Kickstarter says hackers got some of its customer data.
Chase Bank Denies Hacking In Vanishing BalancesChase Bank said they were investigating a "technology problem" as hundreds of Californians and others expressed frustration on social media; and a spokesman assured that accounts were not in danger.
Redwood City's Evernote Hacked, Resets 50 Million PasswordsOnline note-taking service Evernote Corp. says it was hacked and is resetting all its 50 million users' passwords as a precaution.
BART Union Criticizes Leadership At AgencyThe union representing train operators and station agents said there is a lack of communication and no plan in place to deal with the numerous issues that BART has faced over the last month.
BART Hacked Again; Police Officer Data ReleasedThe Bay Area Rapid Transit agency has been targeted again by hackers, who posted personal information on 100 police officers online Wednesday.
Banks, Retailers Warn Of Huge E-Mail Data BreachEpsilon, the world's largest "permissions-based" e-mail marketing company which has offices in San Francisco, said that someone hacked into its computer system and stole an unknown number of e-mail addresses and names.