Donald Trump gives his first news conference as president-elect in New York on Jan. 11, 2017. (Photo: Pool/ABC News)
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Trump to put all business assets in trust

Donald Trump plans to put all his business assets in a trust and hand control of his company to his two adult sons and a longtime business executive to allay concerns about conflicts of interest.
2 weeks ago
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NC hacker pleads guilty to targeting senior US officials

A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to participating in a hacker conspiracy that targeted CIA Director John Brennan and other government officials.
US slaps sanctions on Russia, expels 35 diplomats
3 weeks ago
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US slaps sanctions on Russia, expels 35 diplomats

President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia's interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts.
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Obama won’t specifically blame Putin

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is stopping short of saying President Vladimir Putin himself orchestrated the Russian hacking of U.S. political sites during the election. But he is confirming that it was done at the highest levels of the Kremlin. Obama says not much happens in Russia without a nod from Putin. Obama also […]
3 months ago
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US official: Non-state actor likely to blame for cyberattack

National Intelligence Director James Clapper says it appears that a "non-state actor" was behind a massive cyberattack last week that briefly blocked access to websites including Twitter and Netflix.
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4 months ago
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Man arrested in hacking of Pippa Middleton’s phone

London police say they have arrested a 35-year-old man suspected of hacking the iCloud account of Pippa Middleton, the younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, and stealing 3,000 photographs.
6 months ago
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Apple to offer cash for reporting security flaws

Apple says it will start offering cash rewards of up to $200,000 to hackers who come forward with information about security flaws in the company's software.
6 months ago
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The NSA is likely ‘hacking back’ Russia’s cyber squads

U.S. government hackers at the National Security Agency are likely targeting Russian government-linked hacking teams to see once and for all if they’re responsible for the massive breach at the Democratic National Committee, according to three former senior intelligence officials. It’s a job that the current head of the NSA’s elite hacking unit said they’ve […]
9 months ago
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FBI head suggests agency paid more than $1M to access iPhone

FBI Director James Comey has hinted that the FBI paid more than $1 million to break into the locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers.
11 months ago
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Hospital hack spotlights how medical devices, systems at risk

The recent breach of a computer system at a hospital in Los Angeles is highlighting the dangers of hackers targeting medical data and devices.