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FBI Reportedly Investigating Hacking Attack On JPMorgan

In a statement, JPMorgan spokeswoman Trish Wexler said companies “of our size unfortunately experience cyber attacks nearly every day. We have multiple, layers of defense to counteract any threats and constantly monitor fraud levels.”

08/28/2014

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Local Cybersecurity Expert Weighs In On Data Breach Of More Than A Billion Usernames And Passwords

Balchunas says the magnitude of this breach is alarming but, just like any other case, it’s a warning for all of us.

08/06/2014

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FaceCrypt App

FaceCrypt lets you encrypt your passwords by using facial recognition as a failsafe.

06/16/2014

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eBay Urging Customers To Change Passwords

By Jim Donovan: eBay is urging customers to change their passwords and to take other protective measures following a cyber-attack that compromised the security of certain non-financial data such as customer names, encrypted passwords, email […]

05/23/2014

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When Snapchat Photos Don’t Disappear

Thanks to apps like snapchat or poke, people are able to send what they believe to be self-deleting photos of themselves that disappear in 5 seconds. But sometimes the photo lives on.

02/19/2014

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Bethlehem Sands Casino Customers May Have Been Affected In Hacking Scheme

KYW’s Tim Jimenez reports those who play at the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania location may have been affected.

02/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Chase Limits Debit Card Use Due To Target Hacking

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us, at least one big bank is not taking any chances and some last-minute shoppers may be frozen in their tracks because of the security breach.

12/23/2013

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Kate Gosselin Sues Ex-husband Over Tell-all Book

Kate Gosselin has filed a lawsuit accusing her ex-husband, Jon, of stealing her hard drive and hacking into her phone and computer to get material.

08/26/2013

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Indictments Announced In NJ In Massive Hacking Scheme

Four Russian nationals and a Ukrainian have been charged with running a sophisticated hacking organization that over seven years penetrated computer networks of more than a dozen major American and international corporations.

07/25/2013

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Twitter May Offer Two-Step ID Verification After Embarrassing Account Break-Ins

After several high-profile hacks, tech blogs are reporting that Twitter is testing new security measures.

04/25/2013

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Expert Says Everyone’s At Risk Of Being Hacked

We’ve heard a lot about hacking, with Apple admitting some of its corporate computers have been breached and the finger pointed at the Chinese government for attacks on other companies in the U.S., but it’s not just big business at risk.

02/23/2013

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‘Password’ Remains At Top of Bad Password List for 2012

“123456” and “abc123″ are similar poor choices that persist in the Top 5 of the year’s worst computer passwords.

10/24/2012

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Security Experts Warn of Upsurge In ‘Social Engineering’ Scams

“They’ll get phone calls purporting to come from their IT department,” explains a Drexel University expert.

07/16/2012

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