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Better Business Bureau Issues Warning Over New Computer Scam

The Better Business Bureau has a warning about a computer scam that’s going around. It’s actually an old scam with a new twist.

08/18/2014

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U.S. Targets European Bank Hackers In Mass Theft

A Russian computer hacker is accused of leading a worldwide conspiracy that targeted hundreds of thousands of computers with malware that enabled his group to steal more than $100 million from business and other bank accounts.

06/02/2014

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Could Cars Become The Next Target For High-Tech Hackers?

Imagine driving down the road and all of a sudden you no longer have control of your car, it’s actually being driven by someone else.

02/25/2014

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Local Company Creates Smart Credit Card Technology

Whether it’s Target, Neiman Marcus or Michael’s, customers whose credit card or debit card information is stolen by hackers feel violated and left watching their accounts like a hawk.

01/30/2014

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Hackers Hit Snapchat

Hackers hit the popular social networking app “Snapchat”

01/02/2014

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Websites Now Selling Credit, Debit Card Information Stolen In Target Breach

Hackers stealing millions of debit and credit card accounts from customers at Target has dominated the headlines. But what happens to all that stolen data?

12/27/2013

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CMU Researchers Claim To Have Created Messaging App Even NSA Can’t Crack

Carnegie Mellon University researchers claim they have created a smartphone messaging app with security that not even the National Security Agency can break.

10/08/2013

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Could Sharing Files Help Hackers?

In a story featured in Sunday’s issue of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reporter Andrew Conte goes in depth on how sharing files could lead to your most personal information being stolen by computer hackers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/25/2013

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Hackers Access Yahoo Email Account Passwords

Some 450,000 Yahoo users’ email addresses and passwords were leaked online because of a security breach. Security experts say the hackers did this to warn Yahoo it was vulnerable.

07/13/2012

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Anonymous Targets University Of Pittsburgh

Just when the University of Pittsburgh community is starting to breathe again, here comes another threat. Only this time it’s not a bomb threat but a cyber threat.

04/30/2012

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Experts Offer Tips On Protecting Your Information From Hackers

If you have a laptop, you probably love the convenience of using it on the go. WiFi lets you connect just about anywhere. But that freedom does have some drawbacks. Like hackers trying to steal your information right from under your fingertips. KDKA Consumer Editor Susan Koeppen says it’s pretty easy for hackers to grab our information when we go wireless.

10/28/2011

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