July 17, 2002 |
Creating a Good Housekeeping approval seal of sorts, the government is releasing standards and a software program that will help computer users configure their systems for maximum security against hackers and thieves. The program will be available free to anyone and will be mandated for some federal agencies. The Pentagon, National Security Agency and other agencies will join private partners today to announce the security standards for computers that run Microsoft Corp.'s Windows 2000.
April 26, 1989
Rainbow Technologies Inc. reported that net income for the first quarter more than doubled to $404,000 from $194,200 a year ago. Revenue rose 98% to $2.4 million from $1.2 million in the corresponding 1988 period. The Irvine company makes computer software security devices.
December 29, 1993 |
Rainbow Technologies Inc. and eight company insiders were named in a shareholder lawsuit alleging the computer software security company defrauded investors. The suit, filed by a shareholder in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, seeks class action status for all investors who bought Rainbow stock between March 23 and Oct. 4, 1993.
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March 10, 1995 |
Computer hacker Kevin Mitnick, whose high-profile arrest last month followed a nationwide electronic manhunt, was indicted Thursday in North Carolina on 23 counts of cellular phone fraud. Mitnick, 31, who grew up in North Hills, was charged with one count of possessing equipment capable of cloning cellular phones, one count of possessing 15 or more stolen cellular phone numbers, and 21 counts of using cloned phones. Assistant U.S. Atty.
March 16, 1988 |
It was a minor change, considering the huge effort Wells Fargo Bank was putting into the renovation of its computer-aided teller stations. But Bob Chapman of Laguna Niguel noticed it immediately. Chapman no longer was handed a receipt when he deposited money in his personal or business accounts or made payments on a loan. Instead, he received a "transaction record." "A month ago, I was in the Laguna Hills branch and got a receipt," he said. "Now it's a transaction record.