cyber security

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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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Personal Information Compromised After AT&T Data Breach

Two big companies have been hit by cyber attacks and now your information may be up for sale. P.F. Chang’s and Dallas-based AT&T both announced security breaches Friday.

CBSDFW.COM–06/13/2014

The security bug dubbed "Heartbleed" in OpenSSL encryption lets hackers gain access to passwords and other sensitive data.

Internet “Heartbleed” Bug Exposing Passwords To Hackers

We’ve all seen the icon of a padlock preceding an “https:” internet URL. A major security bug officially called CVE-2014-0160, but given the name Heartbleed because it can bleed information from websites, has compromised that security.

CBSDFW.COM–04/08/2014

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Experts Have Known About ID Security Breach Problems For Years

More than 100 million Americans were affected by personal information breach at Target. Now CBS 11 News has learned it may have started with one infected e-mail.

CBSDFW.COM–02/13/2014

Ads for Cyber Monday sales are seen on a cell phone on December 2, 2013. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Target Counterfeiting Websites On Cyber Monday

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s homeland security investigations announced that it seized or shut down 700 domain names nationwide and 57 in Texas that were associated with the sale of counterfeit goods.

12/02/2013

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SMU Adds Former NSA Research Director To Cyber Security Program

The cyber threat is considered one of the biggest threats to the U.S. national security and economy.

CBS 11–09/13/2013