(NEWS 8) - A recent update from Equifax regarding the September data breach says that hackers may have compromised the information of around 2.5 million more people than they originally thought.
ESET security researcher Stephen Cobb joined News 8's Dan Cohen and Heather Myers to talk about the breach and some of the ways consumers can guard against having their personal data stolen. At the end of the interview, Cobb ran Dan and Heather through a cybersecurity quiz with $100 per question on the line. Spoiler Alert, the dynamic anchor duo went 4 for 4, sending $400 on its way to the National Cyber Security Alliance, the nation's leading cybersecurity non-profit and the group in charge of National Cyber Security Awareness Month.
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A former children's television show host known as "Mr. Wonder" has been sentenced to five years in prison, nearly four decades after he vanished amid allegations that he sexually abused children on a camping trip.
On Thursday, San Diego Unified School District Culinary Arts and Management students will battle one another - and students from other districts - by preparing a three-course meal with a secret ingredient.
Firefighters Thursday began a series of controlled burns that will clear potentially problematic combustion-prone brush off about 100 open acres in the East County highlands over the next week or so, authorities reported.
The San Diego Blood Bank Thursday solicited donations through the end of the month in honor of Father Joe Carroll, who will undergo surgery Feb. 1 due to complications with diabetes.
Police Thursday identified the 66-year-old man who was fatally stabbed inside a Pacific Beach condominium and his 37-year-old nephew, the suspected killer.
Opponents of a plan to expand a Mission Bay hotel on Wednesday tried to get the public on their side ahead of a crucial meeting.
San Diego and Chula Vista are out of the sweepstakes to get Amazon's second headquarters, the company announced Thursday.
Relatively warm weather and mild conditions are on tap again Thursday in San Diego County, but a storm system that could bring rain and snow is on the horizon.