Hacking


School Websites Hacked to Show Pro-IS Message

Hackers temporarily redirected people looking for hundreds of local school webpages across the U.S. to a video in support of the Islamic State group. The FBI is trying to determine…

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Times of Israel Hacked by Turkish Group

The Times of Israel website was put out of operation on Thursday by Turkish hackers, The Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported. The site’s usual Israel-related news disappeared on Thursday morning, replaced…

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Russia Hackers had Targets Worldwide, Beyond U.S. Election

The hackers who disrupted the U.S. presidential election had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton’s campaign, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defense contractors and thousands of…

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Kaspersky Lab to Open Anti-Virus Software to Outside Review

Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, battered by suspicion of Russian government influence, wants to reassure customers by opening up its software’s underlying code for outside review. But security experts and…

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Trump Associate Says No Evidence of Russian Collusion

Longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone says there is “not one shred of evidence” that he was involved with Russian interference in the 2016 election. Stone is defending himself in…

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Federal Government Notifies 21 States of Election Hacking

The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year’s presidential election. The notification came roughly a year after Department of…

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Equifax Should Be a Public Utility

Will Equifax finally be the one? Will this summer’s data breach involving 143 million of the credit bureau’s U.S. customers finally generate enough fear and outrage to cause Congress, the…

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Key Equifax Executives Departing After Huge Data Breach

Equifax announced late Friday that its chief information officer and chief security officer would leave the company immediately, following the enormous breach of 143 million Americans’ personal information. The credit…

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