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 •  November 20

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Sacramento Regional Transit officials are blaming a “cyber ransom attack” for their network issues over the weekend. An alert went out Sunday morning warning riders about network issues that might be affecting bus and light rail schedules, as well as hindering access to their website and apps. By Sunday evening, RT announced...

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 •  November 7

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Starting today, students will be able to explore careers in cybersecurity. That’s according to our media partners at The Baltimore Sun. Schools will be able to participate in the Maryland “NSA Day of Cyber” School Challenge. It’s a free virtual platform that runs through February 28th. The program lets students “take a seat” next...

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 •  October 25

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 •  October 24

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO ) — In this digital age where computers, smartphones and even baby monitors are vulnerable to hacking, cyber security experts are speaking out in Minneapolis. It’s a part of the seventh-annual Cyber Security Summit, meant to bring together stakeholders to work on security issues. Topics like ransomware, the Dark Web and cyber...

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 •  October 24

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 •  September 19

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A new way for older adults to protect themselves from cyber crime. AT&T donated $600 thousand to the Oasis Institue to bring Cyber Security training to St. Louis and all across the United States. The training helps older adults prevent becoming the victims of cybercrime. The first course is called “What’s the Best Browser for...

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 •  September 7

DENVER (CBS4)– Cyber security authorities were warning Coloradans to carefully monitor their financial information after the massive cyber security breach of a national credit reporting agency. Equifax announced the breach Thursday, impacting 143 million U.S. consumers, 44 percent of the country’s population. “It’s scary,” said one Denver...

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 •  August 18

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Cyber attacks are becoming much more common throughout the world and we are seeing the issues in medicine as well. What we are learning from the cyber attacks is that people who are working in hospital settings may actually be the first to realize there is a problem. The Wannacry cyber attack certainly had major impact...

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 •  August 7

CHICAGO (CBS) — Every day there are attacks on state government computer systems. “Ninety-one percent of cyber attacks start with an email from someone who is portraying themselves of being legitimate. This is referred to as a phishing email,” said Kirk Lonbom, Chief Information Security Officer. “These phishing emails can result in infections of...

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 •  July 7

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland’s top lawyer announces long-term recommendations aimed to fight back against online criminals. It’s part of ongoing efforts to stop attempts to swipe your personal information. Ava-joye Burnett explains the drastic moves being proposed are meant to protect businesses and the average citizen. Cyber attackers are becoming...