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Massive Hack Of Celebrity Photos A Reminder About Vulnerability

Apple is denying any of their systems, including the iCloud were breached in that mass theft of celebrity photos.

09/02/2014

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Why We Shouldn’t Click on Jennifer Lawrence’s Nude Personal Photos

by Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) – “It’s very hard to leak a naked picture that hasn’t been taken,” wrote Michael Messinger of Chicago on Facebook. “She has every right to take naked selfies if she chooses. […]

09/02/2014

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Cyber-Crime Becoming Top Priority For Federal Law Enforcement

In his original report, Brad Edwards goes one-on-one with the region’s top cyber cop and exposes the risks you may not even realize you face.

02/18/2014

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Kirk Wants Major Credit Card Hackers To Face 25 Years In Prison

In the wake of the massive theft of information from Target customers, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) has proposed tougher federal penalties for computer hackers who steal credit card numbers.

02/04/2014

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Suburban Man Avoids Bank Account Scam From Phone Hackers

A St. Charles man has avoided being scammed by hackers who apparently commandeered an Alabama telephone number to try to raid bank accounts nationwide.

06/03/2013

Jeremy Hammond, seen in a mugshot after he was arrested for his part in damaging a 2016 Olympic banner at Daley Plaza during the push to host the games in 2010, has been charged as part of an international computer hacking ring. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Chicago Man Pleads Guilty In New York Hacking Case

A self-described anarchist and “hacktivist” from Chicago pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges he illegally accessed computer systems of law enforcement agencies and government contractors.

05/28/2013