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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A former Tesoro High student pleaded guilty Monday to hacking into school computers to change grades and cheat on tests three years ago.
In a cautionary tale for users of social-networking sites, a California man has admitted using personal information he gleaned from Facebook to hack into women’s e-mail accounts, then send nude pictures of them to everyone in their address book.