By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/26 — Russian hackers who penetrated hundreds of U.S. utilities, manufacturing plants and other facilities last year gained access by using the most conventional of phishing tools,
By ERIC TUCKER and JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/14 — President Donald Trump on Saturday blamed the Obama administration for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 U.S.
By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/14 — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) 04/09 — The Justice Department has tapped a federal prosecutor in Chicago to help speed its response to Republican document demands related to the FBI’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation,Read more »
By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/24 — The Trump administration announced criminal charges and sanctions Friday against Iranians accused in a hacking scheme to pilfer sensitive information from hundreds of universities,
By RAPHAEL SATTER and NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) 02/20— A Clinton-Obama sex tape using body doubles. A Facebook page promoting Texas independence riddled with grammatical mistakes.
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) 02/19 — Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office.
Baffled in 2016 by Russian agents who bought ads to sway the U.S.
By JIM HEINTZ and NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) 02/17 — He’s known as “Putin’s chef” — a wealthy Russian businessman and restaurateur who gained favor with Vladimir Putin through his stomach.
LONDON (AP) 02/06 — A British judge on Tuesday upheld a U.K. arrest warrant for the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, leaving his legal position unchanged after more than five years inside the Ecuadorean Embassy.Read more »
By KIRSTEN GRIESHABER, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 12/10 — The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency warned Sunday that China allegedly is using social networks to try to cultivate lawmakers and other officials as sources.
By JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press 12/07 – A North Carolina county was working Thursday on the lengthy process of fixing its computer systems after refusing to pay off a hacker who used ransomware to freeze dozens of local government servers.
By JEFF DONN, DESMOND BUTLER and RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 11/28 — The FBI deviated from its own policy on notifying victims of computer hacking when it left many U.S.
RAPHAEL SATTER, JEFF DONN and DESMOND BUTLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 11/27 — The FBI failed to notify scores of U.S. officials that Russian hackers were trying to break into their personal Gmail accounts despite having evidence for at least a year that the targets were in the Kremlin’s crosshairs,
BERLIN (AP) 11/16 — German police have arrested a Dutch man accused of running an international narcotics business from his apartment, after seizing drugs with an estimated street value of 3 million euros ($3.5 million).Read more »
By RAPHAEL SATTER, JEFF DONN and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 11/04 — It was just before noon in Moscow on March 10, 2016,
By KEN SWEET and MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) 09/27 — Embattled Equifax CEO Richard Smith stepped down Tuesday, less than three weeks after the credit reporting agency disclosed a disastrous hack to its computer system that exposed the sensitive personal information of 143 million Americans.
By The Associated Press 09/21 – Hackers broke into Equifax’s computer systems in March, two months earlier than the company had previously disclosed, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
By KEN SWEET and MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) 09/15 — Credit agency Equifax traced the theft of sensitive information about 143 million Americans to a software flaw that could have been fixed well before the burglary occurred,Read more »
By MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 09/08 — Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the Social Security numbers and other sensitive information about 143 million Americans.
EMERY P. DALESIO, AP Business Writer DURHAM, N.C. (AP) 08/09 — The malware entered the North Carolina transmission plant’s computer network via email last August,