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Computer Hacking

Could A Single Hacker Crash A Country's Network? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Harassing a handful of Web sites is one thing, but does one hacker have the technological wherewithal to bring down an entire country's network? In a ...

Chertoff Suggests Special Ops Takeout Cyber-Attacking Servers?

Josh Rushing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Rushing

Did Michael Chertoff, former director of Homeland Security, seriously suggest the possibility of responding with special forces to takeout the servers...

Russia's Novaya Gazeta Web Site Hacked, Paralyzed

AP | DAVID NOWAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — The Web site of Russia's highest-profile independent newspaper has been paralyzed for a week by a sustained attack from hackers, its de...

Potomac 20854: A made for TV drama unfolds in the DC suburb

Cari Shane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Cari Shane

At Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, Maryland, 40 to 50 students were involved in a computer hacking scheme to change grades.

Russian Hackers: Cybergangs Infect "More And More" Computers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Russian cybergangs have established a robust system for promoting Web sites that sell fake antivirus software, pharmaceuticals and counterfeit luxury ...

Russian Gang Hijacking PCs In Vast Criminal Scheme

New York Times | John Markoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A criminal gang is using software tools normally reserved for computer network administrators to infect thousands of PCs in corporate and government n...