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Why You Shouldn't Use The Wi-Fi In Your Airbnb, According To A Hacker
Even the smart TV and printer pose security risks.
Russian Hackers Steal Mueller's Files
According to a new court filing, a Twitter account swiped evidence from the special counsel Robert Mueller’s case in an attempt to tarnish the investigation.
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Hackers Post Personal Information About Hundreds Of German Politicians On Twitter
The leak reportedly included addresses, personal letters and copies of identity cards.
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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Marriott Says Major Data Breach Exposed Private Information Of Up To 500 Million Guests
By Munsif Vengattil and Arjun Panchadar, Reuters
The hotel chain's investigation found that an unauthorized party had copied and encrypted information from its Starwood Hotel brand's guest database since 2014.
Justice Department Preparing To Prosecute WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange: WSJ
DOJ expects to soon prosecute Assange, who has been living in London, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Brian Kemp Accuses Dems Of Hacking Georgia's Voter Database Ahead Of Election
Georgia’s Republican candidate for governor Brian Kemp is accusing Democrats of hacking the state’s voter database.
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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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Jennifer Lawrence's Nude Photo Hacker Sentenced To 8 Months In Prison
George Garofano and his accomplices also targeted other celebrities, including Kirsten Dunst and Kate Upton.
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DNC Says It Blocked Hackers From Trying To Gain Access To Voter Information
Unknown hackers created a fake login page to try to gather usernames and passwords.
Def Con Hackers Easily Bust Into Voting Machines, But Will Tech Companies Listen?
One manufacturer says the exercises are not a useful test of vulnerabilities; hackers disagree.
China Hacked U.S. Navy Contractor To Obtain Sub Secrets: Report
News comes a day after Trump agrees to drop sanctions against Chinese telecom giant ZTE.
Trump Reportedly Rejects Phone Security Measures As 'Too Inconvenient'
The president is said to use a cellphone that lacks top security features and ignores advice to regularly swap his Twitter phone.
Stop! Don't Take This Royal Name Quiz
Scammers may be using Harry-and-Meghan mania to get your security info.
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Joy Reid's Defenders Praise Her Apology — But Ignore Her Apparent Cover-Up
The MSNBC host's most ardent fans are willing to turn a blind eye to her hacking claims, and that's unsettling.
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Joy Reid Doubles Down: Homophobic Posts ‘Hacked,' ‘Fraudulent’
This is the second time the MSNBC host has been accused of making homophobic comments on an old blog.
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Saks, Lord & Taylor Hit By Payment Card Data Breach
By Jim Finkle and David Henry, Reuters
Toronto-based Hudson’s Bay did not say when the breach had begun or how many payment card numbers were taken.
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MyFitnessPal Security Breach Affects 150 Million Users, Under Armour Reports
The company alerted its app users four days after learning of the hack.
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Trump Loved Hacks. But Now They're Hitting His People — And Anyone Could Be Next.
The hackers are improving their strategies for stealing private emails to sway public actions.
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Jeff Sessions Launches Effort To Better Combat Global Cyber Threats
By Dustin Volz, Reuters
The task force will examine use of the internet to spread violent ideologies and recruit followers, and how hackers breach private corporate and government data.
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Olympics Officials Confirm Opening Ceremony Hit By Cyberattack
Russia denied responsibility days before the games began.
Iranian Hacker Charged With Stealing HBO 'Game Of Thrones' Episodes
By Jim Finkle, Reuters
Charges were filed against Behzad Mesri in New York on Tuesday, though his whereabouts are unknown.
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Russian Trolls Binged This Show To Learn The Dirty Intricacies Of American Politics
Russian trolls seeking to destabilize the 2016 election were made to binge watch ‘House of Cards’ to better understand American politics. Here’s what they learned from President Frank Underwood.
Russia Clamps Down On U.S. Media
Moscow warns it may block U.S. news organizations from working in Russia, in response to accusations Russia Today helped interfere in the 2016 election. Meanwhile, there’s new evidence that another tech titan was used to influence the presidential race.
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States Accuse DHS Of Giving Them Bad Information About Russian Hacking
DHS is standing by its initial assessment that 21 states were targeted.
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