Hacking

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US: More than 21 million affected by government data breach
The Obama administration says hackers stole Social Security numbers from more than 21 million people and took other sensitive information when government computer systems were compromised. Thu, 07/09/2015 - 4:10pm
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Union: Hackers have personnel data on every federal employee
A federal employee union says hackers stole personnel data and Social Security numbers for every federal employee, charging that the cyberattack on federal employee data is far worse than the Obama administration has acknowledged. Thu, 06/11/2015 - 4:10pm
Local gamers annoyed by network hacks
Since late afternoon on Christmas Eve, both Sony's PlayStation Network and Microsoft's Xbox Live have been intermittently down. There are reports that a hacker group named Lizard Squad is behind this attack. Fri, 12/26/2014 - 9:13pm
North Korea experiencing severe Internet outages
North Korea is experiencing widespread Internet outages. One expert says the country's online access is "totally down." Mon, 12/22/2014 - 8:36pm
FBI investigating hacked NCDOT digital road signs
The North Carolina Department of Transportation says the FBI is looking into a group that hacked into at least five digital road signs yesterday, including one in New Hanover County. Sat, 05/31/2014 - 1:55pm