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Group Accused Of DNC Hack Also Targeted Firm Formerly Known As Blackwater: Report

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 04.25.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― A cyber-espionage group that targeted political parties during U.S. and French elections also launched a phishing campaign against Acad...

How To Protect Your iCloud Account Against Hackers

Wired | Posted 03.27.2017 | Technology
Wired

By Lily Hay Newman for WIRED. A hacker group called Turkish Crime Family says that it can access 250 million iCloud accounts, and will do so on Apri...

The Guardian Continues To Pare U.S. Edition

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.22.2017 | Media

The Guardian plans to cut costs in its U.S. operation by 20 percent and is offering staff members buyouts for the second time in six months, with layo...

Secret Service Laptop Holding Trump Tower Floor Plans Stolen From Agent's Car

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 03.17.2017 | Politics

A laptop computer containing Trump Tower floor plans and other sensitive intelligence was stolen from a Secret Service agent’s parked vehicle in New...

Yahoo Cyber Indictment Shows Kremlin, Hackers Working Hand-In-Hand

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 03.16.2017 | Technology

Wednesday’s indictments in the United States of four people in a 2014 cyber attack on Yahoo Inc. provides the clearest details yet on what some U.S....

2 Russian Officials Charged In Massive Yahoo Hack

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.15.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Four people, including two officials working for the Russian equivalent of the FBI, have been charged by the U.S. government in a large...

The Vice President Got Phished — Are You Next?

Adam Levin | Posted 03.09.2017 | Technology
Adam Levin

America got mail this weekend, about 30 emails, according to reports. They were written as recently as last year by then-Governor Mike Pence and sent ...

Ransomware Attack Locks Democratic State Senators Out Of Their Computers

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.08.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― A ransomware attack has frozen Democrats in the Pennsylvania state Senate out of their computers, data, email and website. The attack, ...

Apple Has Already Patched Many Of The WikiLeaks Exploits

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.09.2017 | Technology

After the hubbub died down, the first of WikiLeaks’ much-touted “Vault 7” dumps turns out to have revealed little about the CIA’s hacking abil...

Hackers Shaking Down Pennsylvania Democrats and U.S. Progressive Groups

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 03.07.2017 | Technology

Hackers are now reportedly targeting Democratic lawmakers and progressive organizations in the U.S. in an attempt to shake them down for hush money. A...

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Loses Bonus For Handling Of 'Security Incident'

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.01.2017 | Business

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will lose her bonus and equity grants this year because of her handling of a 2014 hacking incident that may have compromised 5...

If You Have One Of These Toys In Your House, You May Want To Stop Using It

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.27.2017 | Business

Sloppy data security practices at a toy company that sells a line of internet-connected stuffed animals has exposed the personal information of more t...

In A World Without Secrets, Here's How To Almost Disappear Online

Christopher Elliott | Posted 02.24.2017 | Technology
Christopher Elliott

It may only be a slight exaggeration that companies know more about you than you do about yourself.Fire up your cell phone or laptop if you have any d...

Inquiries Into Russian Election Hacking Include 3 FBI Probes

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 02.18.2017 | Politics

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is pursuing at least three separate probes relating to alleged Russian hacking of the U.S. presidential elect...

Want Secure Elections? Then Maybe Don’t Cut Security Funding

Wired | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics
Wired

By Dan S. Wallach and Justin Talbot-Zorn for WIRED. Last week, the House Administration Committee voted on party lines to defund the Election Adminis...

John Podesta Says 'Forces Within The FBI' Wanted Hillary Clinton To Lose

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.12.2017 | Politics

Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta criticized the FBI on Wednesday for how it responded to the Democratic National Committee’s hacked em...

Anonymous Hackers Take Down 10,000 Dark Web Sites

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.07.2017 | Technology

An Anonymous hacktivist claiming responsibility for shutting down at least 10,000 dark websites and stealing personal data says he did so because of r...

As Trump Eases Russian Sanctions, Norway Reveals Kremlin Cyberattack

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.03.2017 | World

Norwegian security officials have revealed a cyberattack by suspected Russian intelligence operatives that is strikingly similar to what occurred duri...

BOMBSHELL: 6 Agencies Investigating Russian Aid to Trump Election

David Pakman | Posted 02.03.2017 | Politics
David Pakman

An article from the McClatchy Washington Bureau reported that there are now six American agencies working as an inter-agency group that are looking in...

The Most Common Passwords In 2016 Are Truly Terrible

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.18.2017 | Technology

Cybersecurity is on many people’s minds these days, and yet using “password” as a password is apparently still a thing. On Friday, password mana...

Trump Has Found Something Mysterious For Rudy Giuliani To Do

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President-elect Donald Trump has tapped former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani for a mysterious role sharing expertise on private sec...

FBI Director: No Evidence That Donald Trump Or RNC Were Successfully Hacked

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Russian intelligence services, accused of orchestrating a hacking campaign to undermine the U.S. presidential election, did not success...

Congressman Says He Mocked Democratic National Committee Hacking As A 'Harmless Joke'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.09.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Rep. Rod Blum (R-Iowa) on Sunday mocked the Democratic National Committee for being the victim of a cyberattack. “Walked to work past...

St. Jude Heart Devices Get Cyber Security Updates After Probe Into Hack Vulnerability

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 01.09.2017 | Healthy Living

By Jim Finkle (Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories said on Monday it has begun releasing cyber security updates for its St. Jude heart devices some five mo...

German Government Closely Watching Reports Of Russian Fake News Campaign

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.09.2017 | World

BERLIN, Jan 9 (Reuters) - German government officials on Monday said they were carefully examining an unprecedented proliferation of fake news items a...