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Calif. Top Target In US For Foreign Cybercriminals

California is the top target in the U.S. for international criminal enterprises that operate from safe havens in Eastern Europe, Africa and China, according to a report released Thursday.

03/20/2014

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College Student Sentenced To 18 Months In Miss Teen USA Hacking Case

A Temecula college student Monday was sentenced to 18 months in jail for hacking the computers of Miss Teen USA and other women as part of a scam to obtain nude photos.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/17/2014

A grade-fixing scandal is rocking Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach. (credit: CBS)

11 Students Expelled In Corona Del Mar HS Cheating Scandal

A cheating scandal has led to the expulsion of 11 high school students in Orange County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/29/2014

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Tutor Accused In Alleged Grade-Hacking Scandal At Corona Del Mar High School

The Newport Beach Police Department Thursday announced it has identified a person of interest in the alleged hacking of at least one computer at Corona Del Mar High School.

12/19/2013

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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

A grade-fixing scandal is rocking Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach. (credit: CBS)

Students, Tutor Allegedly Involved In Grade-Fixing Scandal At Corona Del Mar H.S.

A Newport Beach high school is being rocked by allegations that at least two students and a tutor hacked into a computer to change grades.

12/18/2013

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Temecula Man To Plead Guilty To Hacking Miss Teen USA, 11 More Women

Authorities say a Temecula man will plead guilty to hacking the computers of Miss Teen USA and other women as part of a scam to obtain nude photos.

10/31/2013

First lady Michelle Obama waves as the presidential inaugural parade winds through the nation's capital January 21, 2013, in Washington, DC. Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term as President of the United States.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Bureaus Freeze Celeb Credit Files Following Hacking Scandal

The three major credit bureaus say hackers who have posted credit reports on stars and government officials in recent days did not breach secure databases but relied on personal information they collected elsewhere on the public figures.

03/13/2013

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‘Hollywood Hacker’ Sentenced To 10 Years In Federal Prison

A Florida man was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison after being charged with hacking into the email accounts of Scarlett Johansson and other Hollywood stars.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/17/2012

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City Council Backs Law Keeping Cops’ Information Confidential

The Los Angeles City Council has unanimously approved a resolution supporting a bill allowing police officers to keep their personal information confidential and inaccessible to the public.

03/06/2012

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Hackers Zap Zappos: Information From 24 Million Users Stolen

Online retailer Zappos announced late Sunday that criminal hackers broke into its systems and had access to personal information on potentially more than 24 million customer accounts.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/16/2012

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Angry Shareholders, ‘Occupy’ Protesters Greet CEO Murdoch At Fox Studios

Hundreds of protesters swarmed outside Fox Studios on Friday as the company’s shareholders held their first meeting in the wake of a highly-publicized phone hacking scandal.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/21/2011

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Hollywood ‘News Of The World’ Reporter Arrested In London In Hacking Probe

An award-winning journalist who covered Hollywood for the now-defunct “News of the World” was arrested in London on Thursday on phone hacking allegations.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/18/2011

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FBI Raids Multiple Sites In ‘Anonymous’ Hacking Probe

Several raids occurred in Los Angeles Tuesday morning as part of an investigation into a computer hacking group called “Anonymous,” FBI sources confirmed to CBS 2.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2011

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‘News Of The World’ Shutting Down Amid Hacking Scandal

News International announced Thursday it is shutting down the News of the World, the best-selling tabloid at the center of Britain’s phone hacking scandal.

07/07/2011

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