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The Kickstarter site was allegedly hacked. (credit: Kickstarter.com)

Kickstarter Tells Users They Were Hacked

The new “Veronica Mars” movie is perhaps the most high-profile Kickstarter success story to date.

02/15/2014

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Snapchat Plans To Make More Secure Version Of Its App

Snapchat says it plans to put out a more secure version of its application following a breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of some 4.6 million of its users.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/03/2014

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Snapchat Says It’s Assessing Security Breach

Snapchat, the disappearing-message service popular with young people, has been quiet following a security breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of millions of its users.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/02/2014

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‘Extensive Security Breach’ Alleged At Target Stores Nationwide

Federal investigators are looking into what is being called an “extensive” security breach involving Target stores nationwide.

12/18/2013

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Hackers Attacked L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Computers For 2 Months

The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center says hackers have attacked their computer systems over a period of two months, but there is no evidence any data was compromised.

12/10/2013

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Report: Cyber Attack At LA, Long Beach Ports Could Cost $1B Per Day

A new study says cyber attacks may pose the biggest threat to disrupting economic activity at ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach.

07/03/2013

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Twitter Says Hackers Compromise 250,000 Accounts

In the latest online attack, Twitter says hackers may have gained access to information on 250,000 of its more than 200 million active users.

02/01/2013

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Google Warns Users About ‘State-Sponsored Attackers’

Google has issued a warning to its millions of users Thursday that a large number of accounts may have been hacked.

06/07/2012

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6.5 Million LinkedIn, eHarmony Passwords Leaked Online

Business social network LinkedIn and online dating service eHarmony said Wednesday that some of their users’ passwords were stolen and millions appear to have been leaked onto the Internet.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/07/2012

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Hacker Group Anonymous Threatens Long Beach City Council, Police

The group Anonymous has reportedly issued a threat against Long Beach government officials and police officers.

03/07/2012

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Hackers Target Sony Websites To Rip Off Playstation Passwords

The cyberattack detected between Oct. 7 and Oct. 10 was aimed at gaining access to the website using stolen usernames and passwords from other sites.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/12/2011

A flyer posted following the alleged assault of Kelly Thomas. (credit: CBS)

Fullerton Continues To Monitor City Website Following Threat

Fullerton Police Monday continued to monitor the city’s websites after a group of hackers threatened the department in response to the death homeless man, that happened during a confrontation with police.

08/15/2011

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Your Smartphone: A New Frontier For Hackers

Security experts say attacks on smartphones are growing fast — and attackers are becoming smarter about developing new techniques.

08/07/2011

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Hackers Post Phony Tupac Story On PBS Website

PBS officials say hackers have cracked the network’s website. The hackers apparently posted a phony story claiming dead rapper Tupac Shakur was alive in New Zealand.

05/30/2011

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Scammers Target Twitter, Google Searches For Bin Laden Death

If you’re looking for images of the al-Qaida leader’s gory death, don’t bother: not only do they not exist, but the search could hurt infect your computer.

05/03/2011

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