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  • Prosecutors: Russian hackers exploit US cyber vulnerability

    Prosecutors: Russian hackers exploit US cyber vulnerability

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:34:44 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:40:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively e...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively e...

    US prosecutors say Russian government hackers exploited some of America's own computer infrastructure to steal politically sensitive information.

    US prosecutors say Russian government hackers exploited some of America's own computer infrastructure to steal politically sensitive information.

  • US intel chief stands by assessment of Russian meddling

    US intel chief stands by assessment of Russian meddling

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:06:05 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:58:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FIEL - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats arrives as House and Senate lawmakers from both parties gather for a classified briefing in a secure room about the federal inves...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FIEL - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats arrives as House and Senate lawmakers from both parties gather for a classified briefing in a secure room about the federal inves...
    The top U.S. intelligence official says assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election have been 'clear' and describes the Kremlin's efforts to undermine the United States' democracy as 'ongoing' and...
    The top U.S. intelligence official says assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election have been 'clear' and describes the Kremlin's efforts to undermine the United States' democracy as 'ongoing' and 'pervasive.'.
  • Russian hackers used US online infrastructure against itself

    Russian hackers used US online infrastructure against itself

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:46:51 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:42:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively e...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively e...
    Prosecutors say Russian hackers accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential election exploited some of the United States' own computer infrastructure against it, using two U.S.-based servers it leased in Arizona...
    Prosecutors say Russian hackers accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential election exploited some of the United States' own computer infrastructure against it, using two U.S.-based servers it leased in Arizona and Illinois.
  • US firm: Chinese hackers infiltrate Cambodia ahead of polls

    US firm: Chinese hackers infiltrate Cambodia ahead of polls

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-07-11 09:55:25 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:20:35 GMT
    U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye says it has found evidence that a Chinese hacking team it believes is linked to Beijing has penetrated computer systems belonging to Cambodia's election commission, opposition...
    U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye says it has found evidence that a Chinese hacking team it believes is linked to Beijing has penetrated computer systems belonging to Cambodia's election commission, opposition leaders and media.
  • Russian bots, trolls test waters ahead of US midterms

    Russian bots, trolls test waters ahead of US midterms

    Sunday, July 15 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-07-15 21:09:49 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:37:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Bubbles float past St. Basil's Cathedral in Red Square, during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Bubbles float past St. Basil's Cathedral in Red Square, during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 13, 2018.
    Russian bots and trolls are deploying increasingly sophisticated and targeted tools ahead of the U.S. midterm elections in November.
    Russian bots and trolls are deploying increasingly sophisticated and targeted tools ahead of the U.S. midterm elections in November.
  • Woman charged with hacking Selena Gomez's email

    Woman charged with hacking Selena Gomez's email

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:28:28 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:29:31 GMT
    (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo, Selena Gomez arrives at WE Day California in Inglewood, Calif. Susan Antrach of Ridgefield Park, New Jersey has been charged with 11 felonies stemming from the hac...(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo, Selena Gomez arrives at WE Day California in Inglewood, Calif. Susan Antrach of Ridgefield Park, New Jersey has been charged with 11 felonies stemming from the hac...
    A woman has been charged with 11 felonies stemming from the hacking of the email of Selena Gomez and one of the singer's associates.
    A woman has been charged with 11 felonies stemming from the hacking of the email of Selena Gomez and one of the singer's associates.
  • Putin: 25 million cyberattacks thwarted during World Cup

    Putin: 25 million cyberattacks thwarted during World Cup

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:32:43 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:05:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). FIFA President Gianni Infantino, Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron, from left, wait on the podium after the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhn...(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). FIFA President Gianni Infantino, Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron, from left, wait on the podium after the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhn...
    President Vladimir Putin says Russian and other security services thwarted nearly 25 million cyberattacks linked to the World Cup.
    President Vladimir Putin says Russian and other security services thwarted nearly 25 million cyberattacks linked to the World Cup.
  • The Russians may have control of your computer router: What can you do?

    The Russians may have control of your computer router: What can you do?

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:54:58 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:03:44 GMT

    Russian hackers may have taken control of 500,000 routers around the globe.

    Russian hackers may have taken control of 500,000 routers around the globe.

  • Jason's Deli identifies 164 locations affected by Dec. 2017 data breach

    Jason's Deli identifies 164 locations affected by Dec. 2017 data breach

    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)

    Jason's Deli has released a list of locations that were affected by a data breach in December of 2017. The list, which is posted on their website, showed a total 164 locations affected.

    Jason's Deli has released a list of locations that were affected by a data breach in December of 2017. The list, which is posted on their website, showed a total 164 locations affected.

  • La. man who allegedly tried to hack Trump's tax return placed on house arrest

    La. man who allegedly tried to hack Trump's tax return placed on house arrest

    Thursday, August 10 2017 1:36 PM EDT2017-08-10 17:36:07 GMT
    President Donald Trump (Source: White House)President Donald Trump (Source: White House)

    A private investigator accused of trying to steal President Donald Trump’s tax returns by hacking a Department of Education website was placed on house arrest Wednesday rather than having his bond revoked as prosecutors requested.

    A private investigator accused of trying to steal President Donald Trump’s tax returns by hacking a Department of Education website was placed on house arrest Wednesday rather than having his bond revoked as prosecutors requested.

  • Scammers target family plagued by medical mystery

    Scammers target family plagued by medical mystery

    Wednesday, May 25 2016 9:22 PM EDT2016-05-26 01:22:50 GMT

    It has now been nearly three months since Kennedy Odom, 15, was forced out of school with a mysterious medical diagnosis.

    It has now been nearly three months since Kennedy Odom, 15, was forced out of school with a mysterious medical diagnosis.

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  • Apple news

    Apple news

    The enigmatic American technology company is always making waves. Currently, it's facing backlash over news it slows down older iPhones on purpose.

    The enigmatic American technology company is always making waves. Currently, it's facing backlash over news it slows down older iPhones on purpose.

  • Social media news

    Social media news

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify in front of Congress on how Cambridge Analytica got millions of users information.

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify in front of Congress on how Cambridge Analytica got millions of users information.

  • Tech stories from the AP wire

    Tech stories from the AP wire

    Technology stories from the Associated Press.

    Technology stories from the Associated Press.

  • Science & technology news

    Science & technology news

    Pokemon Go is the latest game to take the science and technology world by storm. Click for news on cybercrime, space, social media, computers and technological advances that change our lives daily.

    Pokemon Go is the latest game to take the science and technology world by storm. Click for news on cybercrime, space, social media, computers and technological advances that change our lives daily.

  • News on space exploration, technology and the planets

    Space exploration

    Space exploration

    From SpaceX stepping into the void the closed NASA Space Shuttle program to news about the planets - including a possible new large one, click here for all the news regarding space, the universe and beyond.

    From SpaceX stepping into the void the closed NASA Space Shuttle program to news about the planets - including a possible new large one, click here for all the news regarding space, the universe and beyond.

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  • Survivors recount deadly Missouri duck boat sinking

    Survivors recount deadly Missouri duck boat sinking

    Saturday, July 21 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-07-21 04:18:54 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-07-21 22:48:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People pray outside Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator involved in a boating accident on Table Rock Lake, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People pray outside Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator involved in a boating accident on Table Rock Lake, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo.

    More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely wouldn't have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up.

    More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely wouldn't have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up.

  • Trump finds it 'inconceivable' lawyer would tape a client

    Trump finds it 'inconceivable' lawyer would tape a client

    Saturday, July 21 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-07-21 13:26:09 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-07-21 22:45:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen leaves federal court in New York.  President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded Trump discussing payments to a former Playboy model who said she h...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen leaves federal court in New York. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded Trump discussing payments to a former Playboy model who said she h...

    President Donald Trump claims that his former personal lawyer's taping of their private phone conversations is "totally unheard of & perhaps illegal.".

    President Donald Trump claims that his former personal lawyer's taping of their private phone conversations is "totally unheard of & perhaps illegal.".

  • Migos' Offset arrested on felony gun charges in Georgia

    Migos' Offset arrested on felony gun charges in Georgia

    Friday, July 20 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-07-21 02:16:05 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-07-21 22:44:22 GMT
    Offset of the hip-hop group Migos is facing two felony gun charges. (Photo by Robb Cohen/Invision/AP)Offset of the hip-hop group Migos is facing two felony gun charges. (Photo by Robb Cohen/Invision/AP)

    Offset of the hip-hop group Migos is facing two felony gun charges after he and his bodyguard were pulled over outside of Atlanta.

    Offset of the hip-hop group Migos is facing two felony gun charges after he and his bodyguard were pulled over outside of Atlanta.

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