Jewel-Osco computers, containing customer credit and debit card information, have been affected by an “unlawful intrusion,” the grocery store chain’s corporate parent said Friday. AB Acquisition said it had not determined whether any cardholder data was in fact stolen. However, “there’s no evidence that any data has been misused,” said spokeswoman Christine Wilcox. The company […]
The IRS has “no excuses” for the latest twist in the saga of its missing emails, says an expert in electronic discovery. “Whether it’s incompetence or deliberate obstruction, the IRS has no excuses for having handled this so poorly,” said Bruce Webster, partner at Provo, Utah-based IT consulting and expert witness firm Ironwood Experts.
A Beijing security conference is offering $10,000 to anyone who can hack into a high-tech Tesla electric car. The Symposium on Security for Asia Network (SyScan) has launched a hacking competition for security gurus attending its event. The competition’s goal is to examine the safety of a Tesla car, according to a note on the conference website, […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A unanimous Supreme Court says police may not generally search the cellphones of people they arrest without first getting search warrants.
An angry suburban loner was found guilty Monday of mailing fake anthrax, shotgun shells and death threats to Chicago politicians Ron Haddad, 38 — a self-styled activist who lived with his parents in River Forest — also wrote chilling anonymous letters in which he threatened to butcher the families of oil company executives, a federal […]