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Shutdown Leaves Government Websites Vulnerable To Hackers
Security certificates have begun lapsing on the sites, leaving them unverified.
Chinese Hackers Stole U.S. Companies’ Data, Says DOJ
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced that the Department of Justice is charging two Chinese citizens for hacking U.S. companies on behalf of the Chinese government.
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Iran-Linked Hackers Target Private Emails Of Nuclear Scientists, Sanctions Officials
By Raphael Satter, AP
The attempts to break in to emails of U.S. Treasury officials, Arab atomic scientists and D.C. think-tank employees illustrate Tehran's espionage priorities.
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NRCC Emails Hacked During Midterm Elections: Report
Senior officials with the House GOP's campaign arm said they believed a foreign agent was behind the cyberattack.
Japan’s New Cybersecurity Minister Admits He Doesn't Actually Use Computers
Yoshitaka Sakurada obviously needed no experience for the role.
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British Airways Website And Mobile App Hacked
By Paul Sandle, Reuters
Around 380,000 card payments were compromised over a two-week period, the airline said.
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DNC Says Previously Reported 'Sophisticated' Cyberattack Wasn't An Attack After All
The incident apparently was an unauthorized test.
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Ex-Facebook Security Chief: 'It's Too Late To Protect The 2018 Elections'
But it's not too late to change things before 2020, Alex Stamos said.
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More States Appoint Chief Privacy Officers To Protect People’s Data
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Chief privacy officers, long employed by companies, are no longer rare in state government.
Trump Reverses Obama-Era Rules On Cyberattacks
The move could signal an increase in U.S. cyberattacks -- potentially even on domestic targets.
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Justice Department Will Tell Public About 'Persistent,' 'Pervasive' Attacks On Democracy
“Intelligence assessments and criminal indictments are based on evidence. They do not reflect mere guesses," Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein said.
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U.S. National Intelligence Chief Sounds Chilling Alarm On Cyber Attacks
Dan Coats says the danger signs are as serious as warnings before 9/11.
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MSNBC, Joy Reid Silent On Alleged Hacking As Blog Scandal Resurfaces
Reid's now-defunct blog is back in the news -- this time for controversial posts about 9/11 and Sen. John McCain.
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But Her Emails? Lawmakers Shrug Off Trump’s Lax Cellphone Security
“I suspect the president of the United States is sophisticated enough to know what he should or shouldn’t be talking about on an unsecured line,” Sen. Jim Risch said.
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White House Eliminates Cyber Czar Post After First Appointee Leaves
“I don’t see how getting rid of the top cyber official in the White House does anything to make our country safer from cyber threats,” Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence committee, said.
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Hackers Tried To Breach A Tennessee County Server On Election Night: Report
Investigators traced IP addresses linked to the attack to foreign countries.
Sears, Delta Air Lines Say Customers' Payment Info May Have Been Exposed
The incident happened on or after Sept. 26, 2017 and was found and resolved on Oct. 12.
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Nearly A Week After Atlanta's Cyberattack, Things Are Nowhere Near Normal
City employees started to turn computers back on Tuesday.
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Trump Ally Sues Qatar For Hacking His Email
GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy says Qatar leaked his emails to reporters in retaliation for his criticism of the Qatari government.
Never Tag Your Mom On Facebook If She Displays Her Maiden Name
Remember this come Mother's Day.
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Trump's Connection To Cambridge Analytica
Trump's team reportedly partnered with Cambridge Analytica as early as 2014 and tested slogans like "drain the swamp."
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Personal Information Of 880,000 Orbitz Customers Likely Breached
The company says payment information may have been accessed.
Retired 4-Star Army General Calls Trump A 'Serious Threat To National Security'
The president is "refusing to protect the U.S. from Russian attacks."
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U.S. Blames Russia For Cyberattacks On Electricity Grid
By Dustin Volz and Timothy Gardner, Reuters
The move marks the first time the United States has publicly accused Moscow of hacking into American energy infrastructure.
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U.S. Hits Russia With Sanctions For Election Meddling, Cyber Attacks
“The administration is confronting and countering malign Russian cyber activity," Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said.
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U.S. Official Focused On Election Security Being Shoved Aside
By Dustin Volz, Reuters
Matthew Masterson, currently chairman of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, is being removed from his post by Paul Ryan.
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