Hacking


Uber: No Evidence Hackers Took Rider Credit Card Numbers

Uber says an outside cybersecurity firm hired after a massive data breach has found no evidence that rider credit-card, bank-account or Social Security numbers were downloaded by hackers. The company…

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Cyberattack Slows North Carolina County as It Works on Fixes

Time-consuming paper transactions slowed business Thursday in North Carolina’s largest metro area as a county government began the dayslong process of restoring computer systems locked down by a ransomware attack.…

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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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