Actress Jennifer Lawrence arrives at a special screening of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" November 20, 2013 in New York.  AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA        (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Jennifer Lawrence Requests Investigation Into Theft Of Nude Pics

Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of the Oscar winner online, a publicist for the actress said.


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Report: California Businesses Targeted By Cyber Criminals

Attorney General Harris says state is a tempting target because of California’s wealth.


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Computer Whizzes Brainstorm Ideas At Legal ‘Hackathons’ Across The Globe

It used to be that “hacking” was just a type of crime, a computer break-in. But today, the term is also part of a growing — and perfectly legal — mainstay of the tech sector.



Starbucks iOS App Stores Customer Information In Plain Text; Target For Hackers

Starbucks’ mobile app for iOS has a security flaw that could allow hackers to steal the users’ username and password directly from the phone without even knowing the users’ PIN.


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Reuters Editor Denies Giving Anonymous Tribune Co. Login

A Reuters social media editor accused of conspiring with hackers to deface a Los Angeles Times story has posted a statement on Facebook saying he did not commit the crimes he’s accused of.


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Hackers Increasingly Targeting Public Utilities

California utility officials are warning that hackers increasingly target utilities with cyberattacks that could leave millions of people without electricity, water and other vital services.


A BART officer aims his weapon at an off-camera suspect during a deadly confrontation at the Civic Center Station on July 3, 2011. (Credit: BART)

Hackers Gain Access To BART Police Union Site; Post Officer Info

Hackers again have targeted a California transit agency that came under fire last week for turning off cell phone service in its stations to thwart a potential protest.