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Thursday, Jan 7, 2016 at 10:26 AM PST

Gov. Jerry Brown Creates Online Security Center

Gov. Jerry Brown Creates Online Security Center

Gov. Jerry Brown ordered the creation of a new security center Monday that will be responsible for strengthening online security to prevent cyber-attacks on state agencies.

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 02:28 PM PST

Hyatt Warns Customers of Malware Activity

Hyatt Warns Customers of Malware Activity

Hyatt is warning its customers that it found malware on computers that operate the hotel and resort chain's payment-processing system.

Thursday, Jan 7, 2016 at 09:09 AM PST

Hackers Cripple City of San Jose Websites

Hackers Cripple City of San Jose Websites

Recovering from a days-long cyber-attack, San Jose’s city-operated websites returned online Tuesday.

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 02:53 PM PST

Government Letter May Look Like a Scam But Its Not

Government Letter May Look Like a Scam But Its Not

A letter meant to warn Americans about a potential breach to their personal information may look like a scam, but is real.

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 02:59 PM PST

Your Data at Risk: 2015 Was a Year Full of Memorable Hacks

Your Data at Risk: 2015 Was a Year Full of Memorable Hacks

The seemingly endless string of headline-grabbing cyberattacks this past year reinforced the notion that hacks have increasingly become a part of digital life — and no person or organization is immune.

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All 36 Victims of Oakland Warehouse Fire Now Identified

All 36 Victims of Oakland Warehouse Fire Now Identified

An electronic musician and a health psychology student are the latest Oakland warehouse fire victims to be identified by the Alameda County Coroner's Bureau.

Inmate Who Escaped from County Jail Pleads No Contest

Inmate Who Escaped from County Jail Pleads No Contest

One of the inmates who broke out of the Santa Clara County Main Jail the night before Thanksgiving pleaded no contest Friday to charges of escaping from jail and destroying jail property, both felonies.

Oakland Warehouse Blaze: Faces of the Victims

Oakland Warehouse Blaze: Faces of the Victims

They were artists, musicians, students and teachers, as young as 17 and most with long lives ahead of them. But those lives, at least 36, were cut short when an Oakland warehouse-turned-residence went up in...

Water Main Break Floods Into Moscone Center, Subway

Water Main Break Floods Into Moscone Center, Subway

A water main in San Francisco broke early Friday, causing flooding and water to seep into the Moscone Center and the unfinished MTA subway line, as well as shut down streets in the heavily trafficked area, a...

Obama Orders Review of Election Hacking

Obama Orders Review of Election Hacking

President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review on the election-season hacking that rattled the presidential campaign and raised new concerns about foreign meddling in U.S....

Nail Artist, Music Manager Died 'Where She Wanted to Be'

Nail Artist, Music Manager Died 'Where She Wanted to Be'

Jennifer “Kiyomi” Tanouye, 31, of Oakland was one of 36 people who died in the Oakland warehouse fire. Her family recalls her being creative and genuine.