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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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