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Police Make 5 Arrests in 'Unprecedented' Cybercrime Takedown

PERSONAL TECH | By Raphael Satter | Dec 3
U.S. and European officials say they've knocked out a cybercrime group accused of inflicting hundreds of millions of dollars in losses worldwide, putting five key suspects in custody.

Behind PayPal's Operation to Stop Cybertheft

Only on "CBS This Morning," John Blackstone got a tour of PayPal's command center in San Jose, California, where they're making sure cybercriminals are kept at bay.

San Francisco's Public Railway System Hit by Hackers

PERSONAL TECH | Nov 30
Some passengers on San Francisco's public railway enjoyed free rides during part of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend after hackers infiltrated hundreds of its workers' computers and email accounts.

US, UK Cybersecurity Officials: Destructive Hacks are Coming

PERSONAL TECH | By Raphael Satter | Oct 23
The world should brace itself for more physically destructive hacks, two senior cybersecurity officials said Wednesday, warning that a more dangerous era of hacking was already upon us.

Trump Denials Notwithstanding, Intelligence Officials Point to Russia in Democratic Hacks

PERSONAL TECH | By Deb Reichmann | Oct 21
Actually, the U.S. government says it does have an idea, and has concluded it was Russia who hacked into the Democratic National Committee

Password Breach Could Have Ripple Effects Well Beyond Yahoo

PERSONAL TECH | By Raphael Satter | Oct 1
As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to open locks up and down the web.

Ex-Verizon Worker Accused of Selling Customer Phone Records

PERSONAL TECH | By Jeff Martin | Sep 30
A former Verizon Wireless technician is accused of using the company's computers to obtain customers' private call records - plus data showing where customers' phones were - and then selling them to an unnamed private investigator.

Hand-Delivered Hacking: Malicious USBs Left in Mailboxes

PERSONAL TECH | By Raphael Satter | Sep 26
There are signs that cybercriminals are experimenting with hand-delivery of malware to people's homes.

Top Democrats Say They've Concluded That Russia Behind Hacks

PERSONAL TECH | By Deb Reichmann | Sep 24
The top Democrats on the House and Senate intelligence committees said Thursday that they have concluded that Russian intelligence agencies are making a "serious and concerted effort" to influence the U.S. presidential election.

Report Details Missed Opportunities to Stop OPM Cyber Breach

PERSONAL TECH | By Eric Tucker | Sep 10
A new congressional report provides previously undisclosed details and a behind-the-scenes chronology of one of the worst-ever cyberattacks on the United States, laying out missed opportunities before the break-in.

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