Hackers (Anonymous Lulzsec et al.) http://www.kunc.org en Lawmakers Look To Prevent More Target-Sized Data Breaches http://www.kunc.org/post/lawmakers-look-prevent-more-target-sized-data-breaches The sheer size and frequency of the <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/01/10/261365107/target-says-70-million-individuals-data-may-have-been-stolen">recent credit card data breaches</a> at Target, Neiman Marcus and other companies are prompting lawmakers to consider legislative options to keep sophisticated cyberthefts from happening.<p>"If anything, we've learned from this major, major breach that we can no longer do nothing," said Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 12:19:00 +0000 Elise Hu 53870 at http://www.kunc.org Lawmakers Look To Prevent More Target-Sized Data Breaches After Target's Data Breach, Customer Incentive Disappoints http://www.kunc.org/post/after-targets-data-breach-customer-incentive-disappoints Target is trying to get back in its customers' good graces after a massive data breach affecting some 40 million credit and debit account holders. Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:34:00 +0000 Jim Zarroli 53013 at http://www.kunc.org After Target's Data Breach, Customer Incentive Disappoints Outage Summer: What To Know About The Syrian Electronic Army http://www.kunc.org/post/outage-summer-what-know-about-syrian-electronic-army In the latest hacking that brought down <em>The New York Times </em>on Tuesday, <a href="https://twitter.com/mattjay/status/372453080094109696">evidence points to</a> the activist group of hackers known as the Syrian Electronic Army. This group also <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ask-the-post/wp/2013/08/15/editors-note/">took out The Washington Post briefly last week</a> and has used phishing attacks to take control of NPR.org and other national news organizations in previous months. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 20:32:00 +0000 Elise Hu 48931 at http://www.kunc.org Outage Summer: What To Know About The Syrian Electronic Army The Next Disaster Scenario Power Companies Are Preparing For http://www.kunc.org/post/next-disaster-scenario-power-companies-are-preparing In the 10 years since sagging power lines in Ohio sparked a blackout across much of the Northeastern United States and Canada, utility engineers say they have implemented measures to prevent another such event in the country's electric grid.<p>But there is one disaster scenario for which the power companies are still unprepared: a massive attack on the computer networks that underlie the U.S. Thu, 15 Aug 2013 06:57:00 +0000 Tom Gjelten 48365 at http://www.kunc.org The Next Disaster Scenario Power Companies Are Preparing For 'The New York Times' Site, Apps Return After Two-Hour Outage http://www.kunc.org/post/new-york-times-site-apps-return-after-two-hour-outage One of the world's most trusted sources for news is back up, after an internal outage knocked it out for nearly two hours on Wednesday morning. <em>The New York Times</em>' main site and mobile app went down a little after 11 a.m. ET, when users who tried to visit received a "Service Unavailable" message.<p>The news organization's Twitter account sent this message, before the site returned:<p><blockquote><p>"As you are undoubtedly aware, we are experiencing a server issue that has resulted in our e-mail and Web site being unavailable. Wed, 14 Aug 2013 20:45:00 +0000 Elise Hu 48353 at http://www.kunc.org 'The New York Times' Site, Apps Return After Two-Hour Outage