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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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Facebook Employees Had Access to Millions of User Passwords
Facebook Employees Had Access to Millions of User Passwords

Facebook stored “hundreds of millions” of account passwords without encryption and viewable as plain text to tens of thousands of company employees, according to a report Thursday by cybersecurity journalist...

Cal Football Players, Coaches Accused of Sexual Harassment
Cal Football Players, Coaches Accused of Sexual Harassment

A former UC Berkeley student is accusing members of the university’s football team and coaching staff of sexual harassment. Paige Cornelius posted the detailed accusations on her Facebook page Wednesday, saying...

44-Year-Old Man Dies in Stabbing at Fisherman's Wharf
44-Year-Old Man Dies in Stabbing at Fisherman's Wharf

A 44-year-old man died in a stabbing at San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf on Wednesday afternoon, police said Thursday.

Trump Orders Colleges to Back Free Speech or Lose Funding
Trump Orders Colleges to Back Free Speech or Lose Funding

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday requiring U.S. colleges to certify that they protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal research funding. Trump initially proposed...

Kaepernick, Reid Get Less Than $10M in Settlement: Report
Kaepernick, Reid Get Less Than $10M in Settlement: Report

Former 49ers Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid, who protested racial and social injustice by taking a knee during the national anthem while playing for the team, will receive less than $10 million to settle...

New Anti-Spammer Caller ID Tech Closer to Reality
New Anti-Spammer Caller ID Tech Closer to Reality

With the number of spam and scam calls to our phones getting worse every day, there's finally hope of silencing the unwanted robocalls. New tech to stop caller ID spoofing is now just months away.