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Officials Think Anger Over Dog Shooting Video Led To Cyber Attacks

A North Texas city is under cyber assault. Officials in Cleburne think video of a police officer shooting a dog is the reason employees have had to launch a non-stop effort to keep their computer systems up and running.

CBSDFW.COM–10/29/2014

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Company Says It’s Created Digital Fingerprint For Online Photos

We’ve learned recently from celebrities that you don’t have to email, text or post photos online to have them stolen. But a Collin County company is promoting a way to make photos harder to steal.

CBSDFW.COM–09/04/2014

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Source: Thieves Hacked Into 1K StubHub Accounts

A law enforcement official and online marketplace StubHub say cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 customers’ accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events.

07/23/2014

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Man Accused Of Hacking Texas County Website

Federal authorities have arrested a man they say is linked to the hacker collective Anonymous and who allegedly broke into a South Texas county Web site.

09/16/2013

A person wears an Anonymous Guy Fawkes mask. (credit: Mehdi Fedouach/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas “Anonymous Hacktivist” Declared Competent For Trial

A Dallas man with ties to the hacking group Anonymous has been declared mentally competent to stand trial as he faces three separate federal indictments.

01/30/2013

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Dallas Man Linked To Anonymous Hacking Group Arrested

A Dallas man linked to the worldwide hacking group Anonymous has been detained by the FBI over accusations that he threatened a federal agent.

09/13/2012

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Study Looks At “25 Worst Passwords” Of The Year

PASSWORD is not a good computer password. And for heaven’s sake, don’t swap it out for 123456! A new study looks at the 25 worst passwords of the year.

11/22/2011

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Texas Police Website Shuts Down After Apparent Hacking

The head of a Texas law enforcement group whose website was apparently taken over by hackers said Friday that the association has taken the site down to evaluate its security.

09/02/2011

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Study: Risky Online Behavior Common

Big companies such as Citigroup and Sony have been the targets of major hacking attacks. Yet a new survey finds that regular people are also prime and often unsuspecting targets.

06/15/2011