Articles Tagged With ‘hackers’

Hackers target San Luis Obispo County educators

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Office of Education was targeted in a cyberattack that has potentially exposed their employee’s personal financial information. Law enforcement is working to determine how the system was breached and what data was... (Continue reading)

Atascadero, Grover Beach hotels hit in Holiday Inn hack

Customers who used their credit cards at the Atascadero or Grover Beach Holiday Inns over the last few months of 2016 may want to search their spending histories for fraudulent charges. United Kingdom-based Intercontinental Hotels Group, the parent company of... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles Wendy’s likely hit in nationwide hack

The Paso Robles Wendy’s is believed to be one of the restaurants targeted in a nationwide cyberattack on the fast food chain. Hackers targeted more than 1,000 Wendy’s restaurants and stole customers’ debit and credit card information. Company officials have... (Continue reading)

Is ISIS targeting the SLO marathon?

The black and white flag of ISIS made a prominent appearance on the San Luis Obispo Marathon website over the weekend. [KSBY] was one of several U.S. websites hacked by someone claiming to be an affiliate of the Islamic... (Continue reading)

Anonymous hacks into Bay Area Rapid Transit website

The amorphous hacker group known as Anonymous attacked a Bay Area Rapid Transit website Sunday in retaliation for BART’s decision to cut cell phone service to prevent a flash mob protest against San Francisco police. [San Francisco Chronicle] BART scrambled... (Continue reading)

Feds seek hackers to help in cyber warfare

The National Security Agency has descended upon the DEF CON hacking conference to find and hire qualified hackers who understand cyber warfare. [International Business Times] “Today it’s cyber warriors that we’re looking for, not rocket scientists,” Richard George, technical director... (Continue reading)

FBI arrests Anonymous hackers, conducts raids

Federal agents on Tuesday arrested more than a dozen people around the nation with ties to the hacker group “Anonymous.” The arrests were made in nine states and the District of Columbia. [Montery] In an indictment unsealed in U.S. District... (Continue reading)