UCSF Medical School Officials Pay Hackers $1.14 Million Ransom To Recover Stolen DataHackers who attacked computer servers at the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine were paid a ransom of more than $1 million so researchers could regain access to data that had been maliciously encrypted by malware, according to university officials.
Two Plead Guilty To Cyber Ransom Plot In Massive 2016 Uber Users Data BreachA Florida man and Canadian citizen pleaded guilty in San Jose federal court Wednesday to attempting to extort cyber ransoms from Uber and LinkedIn's Lynda.com after stealing customer data from the companies storage clouds.
Suspect Arrested As Detectives Find Collection Of 300+ Child Porn Images, VideosA Mountain View man was arrested Thursday after a thorough investigation by law enforcement revealed that he was connected to a child pornography collection.
Con Artists Changing Tactics To Steal IdentitiesThe rise of chip-based credit cards in the United States has forced con artists to change their tactics. A recent study says more than 15 million Americans had personal and financial information stolen last year. That is up 16 percent from 2015.
KCBS In Depth: The Role Of The FBI In The Bay AreaThe Federal Bureau of Investigation is the lead agency, nationwide, for everything from violations of federal civil rights, hate crime prevention, color of law abuses, human trafficking and security.
Online Crime Expected To Go Mobile In 2012More than likely, we'll be seeing a rise in cybercrimes in 2012 especially so-called “hacktivism,” according to top Internet security experts in Silicon Valley.
Cyber Crime Costing U.S. Millions