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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 In: Mayor Schaaf Pleads for Raiders to Stay in Oakland
All In: Mayor Schaaf Pleads for Raiders to Stay in Oakland

Standing in front of impassioned fans of the "Silver and Black", Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf on Saturday made a last-ditch effort to convince the Raiders and the NFL that the East Bay city is the football franchise's rightful home as opposed to Las Vegas.

Man Shot Three Times Along San Francisco Freeway
Man Shot Three Times Along San Francisco Freeway

A man was shot three times along a freeway in San Francisco early Sunday, police said.

Mobile Petting Zoo in the North Bay Sparks Violent Scuffle
Mobile Petting Zoo in the North Bay Sparks Violent Scuffle

The owner of a petting zoo on wheels in the North Bay was assaulted by a woman last weekend, Sebastopol police shared on Facebook.

San Jose Homes to Remain Vulnerable to Floods for Years
San Jose Homes to Remain Vulnerable to Floods for Years

Plans to better protect San Jose neighborhoods from flooding date back nearly 20 years and have cost tax payers millions of dollars, but not a single project has been constructed.

Trump's Border-Wall Proposal Faces Many Obstacles
Trump's Border-Wall Proposal Faces Many Obstacles

President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the "big, beautiful wall" that he's promised to build on the U.S.-Mexico border. But his effort to build a huge hurdle to those entering the U.S. illegally faces impediments of its own. It's still not clear how Trump will pay for the wall that, as described in contracting notices, would be 30 feet (9 meters) high and easy on the eye for those looking at it from the north. The Trump administration will also have to contend with unfavorable geography and many legal battles.

SF's Professional Soccer Team Kicks Off Inaugural Campaign
SF's Professional Soccer Team Kicks Off Inaugural Campaign

The Bay Area on Saturday officially welcomed its newest member to the professional sports community.