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Insurer paid $65,000 to help a city unlock ransomware in 2018. A second hack was more expensive.

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

The city of Azusa didn't disclose a payment in one incident, insurance paid up and now it's a victim again.

Hackers file fake tax returns in scheme to steal IRS refunds

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

It may be open season for coronavirus scammers, but tax frauds aren’t letting up, either.

Microsoft says it will apply California privacy law across the country

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

As privacy-protecting legislation has stalled in Congress, California is one of a handful of states that have taken action.

California's new labor law is going to impact bug bounty companies. By how much is unknown.

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

Uber and Lyft aren't the only companies wrestling with California's new labor law.

DHS official: States will probably know first if malicious cyber-activity hits primaries

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years ago

The Department of Homeland Security is on standby to alert state officials of any malicious cyber activity during Tuesday’s primary elections, but it will likely be the states themselves that know first if something is amiss, Matthew Masterson, a senior cybersecurity adviser at DHS, told CyberScoop.

Hackers steal PII and payment info of thousands of California residents in company breach

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 years ago

The Social Security numbers and payment information of 5,678 California residents may be at risk in an incident involving the Corporation Service Company.

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