Sony Hack Attack: Terrorist Threat

(CNN) — Hackers claiming to be the same group that’s stolen data from Sony Pictures took a potentially violent turn towards terrorism. Along with a document dump that’s described as a Christmas gift, a group delivered a warning to people planning to see the movie The Interview. The film is about two hapless journalists recruited … Continue reading »

Oregon Employment Records Hacked

EUGENE, Ore. — A criminal investigation has been launched in the recent hacking of the Oregon Employment Department’s website. Staff say more than 850,000 confidential employment records were compromised just this last week. Letters are being sent out to individuals on how to protect themselves from identity theft. In the meantime, the public can call … Continue reading »

Hackers Steal $100M of Software

(CNN) — Four men have been arrested for hacking and stealing over $100 million of software from the U.S. military and Microsoft. The four men, aged 18 to 28, stole training software for Apache helicopter pilots, as well as technical code for the Xbox One and several of its games. Federal investigators have already seized … Continue reading »

Hackers Hit OSU Events Ticketing

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A ticket vendor used by three Oregon universities has been exposed to hackers, and at Oregon State University, it’s affecting about 5,000 people. If you bought tickets to events at the memorial union or the university theater, you may have been a victim of identity theft. Vendini, the vendor in question, is … Continue reading »