Hackers Disrupt San Jose Church's Online Easter Service with Profanity, Racist Hate SpeechSan Jose Police are investigating a hate crime against a San Jose Baptist church after suspects hacked into their online Easter services and unleashed a flurry of profane racist and homophobic comments.
Personal Data for Half-Billion Facebook Users Found on Hacker WebsitePersonal account details of more than 500 million Facebook users from more than 100 countries have been found on a website for hackers.
Teen Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison For Hacking Celebrity Twitter AccountsA Florida teenager was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison for his role in hacking the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls and scamming people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin.
San Jose Man Pleads Guilty To Hacking Attack On Earthquakes Stadium ConcessionsA 41-year-old San Jose man pleaded guilty Wednesday to a hacking attack that disabled the computerized concession sales system at the San Jose Earthquakes Avaya Stadium.
Daly City Man Reports Being Scammed Out Of $27,000 In BitcoinPolice in Daly City are investigating an incident that occurred last week in which a man was reportedly duped out of approximately $27,000 in Bitcoin.
FireEye Hack: Silicon Valley Cybersecurity Firm Says It Was Hacked By Nation State With 'World-Class Capabilities'Prominent U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye said Tuesday that it was hacked by what could only be a government with “world-class capabilities.”
Russian Hacker Who Targeted Bay Area Tech Companies Sentenced To Over 7 Years In PrisonA Russian man convicted of stealing 117 million LinkedIn passwords in 2012 in addition to hacking into two other Bay Area tech companies has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison, authorities confirmed on Wednesday.
San Mateo Co. Voter Registrar Working With State, Feds To Repel Hackers, Foreign CyberattacksWith the expected surge in mail-in voting, November 3 could be an unprecedented Election Day. Voter registrars in the Bay Area and across the country have been working to protect the vote from hackers and foreign cyberattacks.
Former Uber Security Chief Charged With Trying To Conceal Breach Involving 57M Riders, DriversA former chief security officer for Uber was charged Thursday in federal court in San Francisco with trying to cover up a 2016 hack involving 57 million users and drivers, federal prosecutors said.
Teen Accused Of Being Mastermind In Massive Twitter Hack Pleads Not GuiltyA Florida teen accused of being the mastermind of a Twitter hacking attack that compromised accounts belonging to VIPs pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to multiple counts of fraud.
Twitter Says 'Coordinated Attack' Targeting Employees Led To Hacking Of Famous Accounts Cyber security experts continued to work with San Francisco-based social media giant Twitter in an attempt to identify hackers who were able to break into accounts belonging to Joe Biden, Bill Gates and Elon Musk among others.
Twitter Accounts Of Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Others HackedTwitter accounts belonging to Joe Biden, Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Apple, among other prominent handles, were compromised on Wednesday.
Zoom Buys Keybase To Shore Up Security Amid 'Zoombombing'Zoom Video Communications is buying security firm Keybase in an effort to shore up security for its video meetings.
Bay Area Startup Says Russian Military Unit Is Hacking Ukrainian Gas CompanyA Russian military unit has conducted sustained cyberattacks against the Ukrainian gas company at the center of the Trump impeachment, according to Area 1 Security, based in Redwood City.
NSA Finds Major Security Flaw In Windows 10, Free Fix IssuedThe National Security Agency has discovered a major security flaw in Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system that could allow hackers to intercept seemingly secure communications.