LA County Organizations Warned About Cyber Security ThreatsThe L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Fraud & Cyber Crimes Bureau has received reports that the servers of several organizations have been compromised, including those of law enforcement agencies.
USC Initiative Seeks To Protect Presidential Election From HackersThe nonpartisan group launched earlier this year with the goal of working to protect elections nationwide from cyberthreats.
2 On Your Side: How To Secure Your NetworkA local brewery says hackers racked up a $260,000 phone bill on their account, then Frontier refused to get rid of the charges.
Cybersecurity Researchers Reveal 2 Major Security Flaws Affecting Billions Of DevicesIf you use a desktop, laptop, smartphone or cloud service from Apple, Google, Amazon or Microsoft you might be vulnerable to the flaws dubbed Meltdown and Spectre.
Uber Reveals Cover-Up Of Hack Affecting 57M Riders, DriversThe heist took the names, email addresses and phone numbers of 57 million riders. The thieves also nabbed the driver's license numbers of 600,000 Uber drivers.
Hackers Hit Whole Foods Restaurants; Sonic Looking Into Possible Data BreachWhole Foods said Friday the credit and debit card information of customers who bought meals or drinks at its in-store restaurants or bars have been exposed to hackers.
New Software Allows You To Control Credit Card Security With Your PhoneOne of the software’s most powerful features only allows a credit card to work if the transaction happens near a cell phone.
Free Lab Seeks To Help LA Businesses Combat Cyber AttacksThe Cyber Lab wants to help protect small and medium-sized companies from threats through a free information exchange.
Coachella Site Hacked, User Account Info StolenNames, email addresses, phone numbers and birth dates may have been stolen by hackers.
Bill Outlawing Ransomware Moves Quickly Through AssemblyState legislation to outlaw ransomware is drawing broad support from tech leaders and lawmakers, spurred by a series of recent attacks on hospitals in Southern California.
Hollywood Presbyterian Hack, Ransom Concerns Cybersecurity ExpertsCybersecurity experts worry that the $17,000 a Los Angeles hospital paid hackers to regain control of its computers could signal a troubling escalation of the growing "ransomware" threat.
LA Hospital Paid $17K Ransom To Hackers Of Its Computer NetworkThe chief executive of a Los Angeles hospital says it paid a ransom in bitcoins equivalent to about $17,000 to hackers who infiltrated and disabled its computer network.
Malware Found In Hyatt Customer Payment SystemHyatt Hotels Corp. says it found malicious software on the computer system that processes customer payments, raising the possibility that hackers may have obtained credit card numbers or other sensitive information.
Hackers Breach Popular VTech Site To Access 5 Million Customer Emails, Child PhotosAs many as 5 million parents and 200,000 children may have may have had their personal customer information hacked into over the site for the popular electronic learning product company, VTech.
Personal Information Of 15M T-Mobile Wireless Customers Stolen From ExperianHackers have stolen personal information belonging to about 15 million T-Mobile wireless customers and potential customers in the U.S., including Social Security numbers, home addresses, birthdates and other personal information.