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2 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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3 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.
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4 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.
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4 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 […]
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8 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.
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10 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.
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10 months ago
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17-year-old charged with hacking into high school computer

A student has been arrested and charged with hacking into the computer system and changing some grades at Panther Creek High School in Cary.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson & CIA Director John Brennan (Source: ABCNews.com)
1 year ago
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CIA and Homeland Security heads have accounts hacked

A personal AOL email account associated with CIA Director John Brennan was hacked and contained personally identifiable information as was an account linked to the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, sources tell ABC News.
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1 year ago
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Experian says 15M have info stolen in hack of T-Mobile data

Hackers have stolen personal information belonging to about 15 million T-Mobile wireless customers and potential customers in the US.
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1 year ago
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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.