Hacking public infrastructure

Last week, cyber-criminal hackers attacked the Sacramento Regional Transit system, erasing computer programs that affected internal operations, including computers that assign bus routes throughout the Sacramento region. More harm was threatened if SacRT failed to meet a ransom demand. The ransom message was sent via Facebook demanding a bitcoin payment, with a value above $8,000 immediately. SacRT […]

Assembly Bill 32 will help make the internet more secure

Marie Waldron Special to Valley News High-profile computer crimes are increasing nationwide, as shown by recent hacking attacks on major retailers. The California Department of Motor Vehicles computer system was also hacked, causing a data security breach in its credit card processing services. Even the White House website has been compromised. Sadly, no individual, business […]