(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 San Diego County sheriff's deputy already facing charges that he groped 13 women he encountered while on duty over a two-year period was arrested again Thursday on five new charges, including forcible oral copulation.
Airbnb has revealed in a new report that 45,000 teachers in the United States are Airbnb hosts. Overall, Airbnb teacher hosts earned $160 million in hosting income in 2017.
The Public Utilities Department on Thursday announced that some customers have not received a water bill for recent billing cycles due to an input error involving the city’s new infrastructure asset management program.
A toddler was burned by hot coals buried in the sand at Mission Bay, and now his mother is sharing a warning to other parents.
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A judge will get an update Friday on the federal government's' efforts to reunify families separated at the border as part of the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy on illegal immigration.
The California State Assembly approved a resolution Thursday penned by Assemblyman Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) declaring Aug. 16, 2018 to be "PrEp and PEP Awareness Day."
Some families separated at the border as part of the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigration can only be made whole by returning a parent who was removed from the United States back to this country, the American Civil Liberties Union said in a court filing Thursday.
If you haven't received your electric bill yet for this month, you might be in for quite a shock. San Diegans are reporting skyrocketing power bills despite their best efforts to reduce their use.
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