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US: Russian hackers targeting state, local networks

Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, and have stolen data from at least two servers.

Disney Plus user accounts already found on hacking sites

Disney says its new Disney Plus streaming service doesn’t have a security breach, but some users have been shut out after hackers tried to break into their accounts.

Facebook says hackers accessed 29M people’s accounts

Facebook says the FBI is investigating a major security breach of its service, but the company says authorities asked it not to discuss who may be behind the attack.

Leaker of secret report on Russian hacking gets 5 years

A former government contractor who pleaded guilty to mailing a classified U.S. report to a news organization was sentenced to more than five years Thursday as part of a deal with prosecutors, who called it the longest sentence ever imposed for a federal crime involving leaks to the media.

Democrats now say hacking attempt was test from within

What the Democratic Party first thought was a malicious attempt to hack the party's massive voter information file turned out to be just a security test.

Mecklenburg County servers hacked, ransom demanded

A North Carolina sheriff's office is checking in arrestees by hand after a hacking attack on county government computers.

Game of Thrones episode shown in Spain apparently by mistake

The episode was available to Spanish subscribers early Tuesday for about an hour before being removed. The 71-minute episode is due to be officially available Aug. 21.

Check for Russian hacking efforts find no NC targets

North Carolina officials say there's no evidence Russian hackers targeted state or local elections staffers by posing as a voting software supplier.

The Latest: Trump says Dems ‘made up’ Russian story

President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of fabricating allegations of election interference against Russia and creating more "fake news."

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