Hacking

FILE - In this June 6, 2013 file photo, the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. Russian hackers attacked at least one U.S. voting software supplier days before the 2016 presidential election, according to a classified NSA report leaked Monday, June 5, 2017, that suggests election-related hacking penetrated further into U.S. voting systems than previously known. The report, which was published online by The Intercept, does not say whether the hacking had any effect on election results. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
June 06, 2017 - 9:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal contractor has been arrested following the leak of a classified intelligence report that suggests Russian hackers attacked at least one U.S. voting software supplier days before last year's presidential election. Shortly after the release of the report by The Intercept...
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A man with an umbrella in the wind walks by newly installed barriers on Westminster Bridge in London on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. A new search was underway Tuesday in a neighborhood near the home of two of the London Bridge attackers, hours after police said they had freed everyone detained in the wake of the Saturday evening rampage that left several dead and dozens wounded. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
June 06, 2017 - 5:58 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. NSA LEAKED REPORT SUGGESTS RUSSIAN VOTE HACK Russian hackers attacked at least one U.S. voting software supplier days before Trump was elected, suggesting election-related hacking penetrated...
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The director general of the cyber defense agency known in France by its acronym, ANSSI, Guillaume Poupard, poses for a photographer during an interview with the Associated Press at his office in Paris, France, Thursday, June 1, 2017. The head of the French government's cyber security agency that was called in to investigate the hack of President Emmanuel Macron's election campaign says they have found no trace of a notorious Russian hacking group behind the attack. (AP Photo/John Leicester)
June 01, 2017 - 10:57 am
PARIS (AP) — The head of the French government's cyber security agency is warning of the approaching risk of "permanent war" in cyberspace because of hacking attacks for espionage and fraud by states and criminals. In an interview in his office Thursday with The Associated Press, Guillaume Poupard...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a meeting with heads of international news agencies at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, June 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool)
June 01, 2017 - 6:26 am
ST.PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says the Russian state has never been involved in hacking. Speaking at a meeting with senior editors of leading international news agencies Thursday, Putin said that some individual "patriotic" hackers could mount some attacks amid the current...
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May 30, 2017 - 2:37 pm
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Police in Lithuania say more than 25,000 private photos — including nude pictures — and other personal data have been made public following the hacking of a chain of plastic surgery clinics. Police says a hacking group called Tsar Team — which broke into the servers of...
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In this Monday, May 15, 2017, file photo, employees watch electronic boards to monitor possible ransomware cyberattacks at the Korea Internet and Security Agency in Seoul, South Korea. A couple of things about the WannaCry cyberattack are now pretty certain. It was the biggest in history and it’s a scary preview of things to come _ we’re all going to have to get used to hearing the word “ransomware.” But one thing is a lot less clear: whether North Korea had anything to do with it. (Yun Dong-jin/Yonhap via AP, File)
May 19, 2017 - 4:56 am
TOKYO (AP) — A couple of things about the WannaCry cyberattack are certain. It was the biggest in history and it's a scary preview of things to come — we're all going to have to get used to hearing the word "ransomware." But one thing is a lot less clear: whether North Korea had anything to do with...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 22, 2015, file photo, Stijn Vanveerdeghem, left, an engineer with Cisco, shows graphics with live wireless traffic to FedEx employee Barry Poole during the RSA Conference in San Francisco, where threat analysts, security vendors and corporate IT administrators gathered to talk about malicious software, spear-phishing and other attacks that can steal money or secrets from companies and consumers. As the Friday, May 12, 2017, global cyberextortion attack that held people’s computer files hostage slows, authorities are working to catch the crooks behind it, which is a difficult task that involves searching for digital clues and following the money. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
May 16, 2017 - 10:21 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Cybersecurity experts are pointing to circumstantial evidence that North Korea may be behind the global "ransomware" attack: the way the hackers took hostage computers and servers across the world was similar to previous cyberattacks attributed to North Korea. Simon Choi,...
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A customer walks by the notice about "ransomware" at CGV theater in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 15, 2017. The letters read "Due to ransomware affection, we are unable to screen advertisement. The movie is going to start 10 minutes after the ticket time." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
May 16, 2017 - 7:00 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the global extortion cyberattack that hit dozens of countries (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Security researchers say China's fondness for pirated software left it especially vulnerable to the latest global cyberattack. Beijing has tolerated rampant use of...
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A customer walks by the notice about "ransomware" at CGV theater in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 15, 2017. The letters read "Due to ransomware affection, we are unable to screen advertisement. The movie is going to start 10 minutes after the ticket time." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
May 16, 2017 - 5:17 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean cybersecurity expert said Tuesday there is more circumstantial evidence that North Korea may be behind the global "ransomware" attack: the way the hackers took hostage computers and servers across the world was similar to previous cyberattacks attributed to...
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May 11, 2017 - 3:46 am
PRAGUE (AP) — A Russian man who faces charges in the U.S. of hacking computers at American companies is attending an extradition hearing at a Prague prison because of security concerns. Yevgeniy Nikulin's hearing Thursday is being held at Prague's Pankrac prison. The rare measure underlines the...
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