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Dallas Professor Develops ‘Stealth’ Program To Trap Hackers

Less than a week after a major cyber security flaw left millions of people wondering if their passwords, credit card numbers and even bank account numbers are safe, a University of Texas-Dallas professor says he has come up with a way to put the fear into hackers.

04/15/2014

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Banks File Class Action Lawsuit Against Target

Two banks have teamed up to file a class action lawsuit against Target over its data breach.

02/03/2014

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Experts Say Target Hackers Tough To Find

It does not surprise experts that some debit and credit card numbers stolen from Target’s computer systems may have surfaced during a bust along the Texas border this week.

01/22/2014

According to published reports, the private equity firms that bought Neiman Marcus in 2005 are considering putting it up for sale, or taking the company public. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Credit Card Breach At Dallas-Based Neiman Marcus

The credit card processing company for Neiman Marcus informed the retailer in mid-December about a possibility of customers experiencing unauthorized payment card activity after making purchases at Neiman Marcus Group stores.

CBSDFW.COM–01/10/2014

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Snapchat To Make App More Secure

Snapchat plans to put out a more secure version of its app following a breach that allowed hackers to collect the names and phone numbers of some 4.6 million users.

01/03/2014

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Probation For Anonymous-Linked Man’s Mom

The mother of a writer and activist connected to the hacking collective Anonymous has been given probation for hiding her son’s laptops from federal agents executing a search warrant.

11/08/2013

BOSTON, MA - JUNE 19: Tyler Seguin #19 of the Boston Bruins controls the puck against the Chicago Blackhawks  in Game Four of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Blackhawks won 6-5 in overtime. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Seguin Blames Twitter Slur On Hackers

Recently acquired Stars forward Tyler Seguin said that an anti-gay comment on his Twitter account on Saturday came from “hackers.” The comment was quickly removed.

07/08/2013

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Hackers Plan To Target Banking Websites

Anyone who does banking online could face some frustration on Tuesday. Hackers are reportedly planning to target various banking institutions and websites, forcing customers offline.

05/07/2013

Barrett Brown (credit: Dallas County Sheriff's Office)

Dallas Man Tied To Anonymous Back In Court

A Dallas man linked to the computer hacking group Anonymous is due back in court. Barrett Brown is scheduled for a pretrial hearing Wednesday in federal court in Dallas.

05/01/2013

Former President George W. Bush speaks at the Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan on May 28, 2009 in Benton Harbor, Michigan. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Bush Family Emails Apparently Hacked

A criminal investigation is under way after a hacker apparently accessed private photos and emails sent between members of the Bush family, including both former presidents.

02/08/2013

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More Charges For Texan With Anonymous Links

The criminal charges continue to mount against a Texas man who had described himself as a spokesman for the hacker-activist group Anonymous.

01/25/2013

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Tips For Protecting Yourself From Cell Phone Hacking

With the newest smartphones being capable of the most advanced tasks, it is easier than ever to hack into someone else’s information.

11/11/2011