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  • Grocery stores in multiple states hit by data breach

    A data breach at Supervalu Inc., one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the U.S., could affect thousands of people who shopped at the company's stores in June and July.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan16 Aug. 14 03:36
  • Ferguson's tiny IT operation in the maelstrom

    Ferguson, Mo., the city now in the midst of protests over a fatal police shooting, runs the type of IT department that gets almost no attention.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau15 Aug. 14 05:55
  • Tennessee firm blames bank for $193K cybertheft

    A lawsuit filed in Tennessee earlier this month has resurfaced questions about a bank's responsibility in protecting customers against cyberheists.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan14 Aug. 14 05:30
  • Windows tech support scammers take root in the U.S.

    In a new trend, Windows tech support scams have gone home-grown, with twists that include bogus warnings from malicious websites urging users to call a toll-free number for "help."

    Written by Gregg Keizer12 Aug. 14 05:17
Features about Cybercrime and Hacking
  • XPocalypse, not now

    Two months after Microsoft ended support for Windows XP, the catastrophic wave of exploits security experts expected to wash over the aged operating system have failed to materialize.

    Written by Gregg Keizer09 June 14 04:53
  • Huge turnout at RSA shows hackers are winning

    In the battle between enterprises and malicious hackers, the bad guys are clearly winning, judging by the sheer number of people and exhibitors at the RSA security conference going on here this week.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan26 Feb. 14 12:41