Department of Justice, Washington, DC, 03/06 – A federal grand jury in the District of Columbia returned a 16-count indictment against a former Acting Inspector General for the U.S.
By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press, WASHINGTON (AP) 02/10 — Four members of the Chinese military have been charged with breaking into the computer networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of tens of millions of Americans,
By GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 08/20 — Lawyers for a transgender woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One asked a judge Tuesday to release her from federal custody,
LONDON (AP) 07/15 — Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday.Read more »
BOSTON (AP) 04/13 — Authorities were investigating Saturday the online posting by a hacker group of the personal information of hundreds of federal agents and police officers apparently stolen from websites affiliated with alumni of the FBI’s National Academy.The Associated Press counted at least 1,400 unique records of employees of the FBI,Read more »
By DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press LONDON (AP) 04/11 — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was forcibly bundled out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and into a waiting British police van on Thursday,
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) 04/08 — A Chinese woman recently arrested at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club lied repeatedly to Secret Service agents while carrying computer malware unlike anything a government analyst had ever seen and had more than $8,000 in cash at her hotel room,
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) 11/30 — The information of as many as 500 million guests at Starwood hotels has been compromised and Marriott said that it’s discovered that unauthorized access to data within its Starwood network has been taking place since 2014.
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.