Hacking

Procera offices are seen on Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Fremont, Calif. Researchers have found evidence that the company's hardware - now sold by Canadian firm Sandvine - is being used to hack internet users along Turkey's border with Syria. Forbes has reported that engineers at the firm were so troubled at the prospect of supplying surveillance hardware for use by a Turkish telecoms company that six of them quit in protest. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
March 09, 2018 - 6:01 am
PARIS (AP) — A Canadian company's hardware is being used to hack internet users along Turkey's border with Syria, researchers said Friday, adding that there were signs that Kurdish forces aligned with the United States might have been targeted. The revelation comes as Turkey presses its offensive...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2017 file photo, a soldier on his way to the Defence Ministry in Berlin, Germany. Germany’s dpa news agency reports that a Russian-backed hacker group has infiltrated the German government’s secure computer networks. Dpa cited unnamed security sources Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 saying the group APT28 hacked into Germany’s foreign and defense ministries, and that it managed to steal data. (Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 12:37 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A Russian-backed hacker group known for many high-level cyber attacks was able to infiltrate the German government's secure computer networks, the dpa news agency reported Wednesday. Dpa cited unidentified security sources saying the group APT28 hacked into Germany's foreign and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2018 file photo, Sen. Bruce Thompson, R - White, speaks about the the computer crime bill in Atlanta. Republican Attorney General Christopher Carr has backed a proposal that would ban "unauthorized computer access." The measure has passed the Senate and awaits action in the House. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
February 25, 2018 - 2:36 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Lying about your weight on an online dating site? Checking out who won the Falcons game from your work computer? Using your computer hacking knowledge as an "ethical hacker?" Those actions may become illegal if a Georgia bill gets voted into law, civil liberty advocates say...
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Lauri Love waves outside The Royal Courts of Justice in London, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The ruling in Lauri Love's appeal against extradition to the United States, where he faced solitary confinement and a potential 99 year prison sentence, was ruled in his favour on Monday Feb. 5 at the Royal Courts of Justice.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 05, 2018 - 8:24 am
LONDON (AP) — An alleged computer hacker from Britain won his appeal Monday against extradition to the United States. The High Court in London ruled that Lauri Love's extradition wouldn't be allowed, although judges said it would still be possible to prosecute him in England. The decision in Love's...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 file photo, David Tennant attends the Netflix original series premiere of Marvel's "Jessica Jones" at the Regal E-Walk, in New York. Former "Doctor Who" star David Tennant has accepted an apology and damages from Rupert Murdoch's newspaper company over phone hacking by a now-defunct tabloid, it was reported on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File )
January 30, 2018 - 9:23 am
LONDON (AP) — Former "Doctor Who" star David Tennant has accepted an apology and damages from Rupert Murdoch's newspaper company over phone hacking by a now-defunct tabloid. Tennant is one of six people whose claims against News Group Newspapers were settled Tuesday at the High Court in London...
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A huge advertisement of Bitcon is displayed near a train station in Tokyo Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Blockchain is a decentralized technology that can make transactions safe and secure, but crypto-currency exchanges that trade bitcoins and other virtual currencies that are based on this technology have been hacked because they are not working on secure networks. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
January 29, 2018 - 7:55 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Blockchain technology can make transactions safe and secure, but crypto-currency exchanges trading bitcoins and other virtual currencies that are based on this technology have been hacked because they are not working on secure networks, experts say. Late last week, the...
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January 26, 2018 - 4:52 am
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch newspaper and television show are jointly reporting that the Netherlands' spy service broke into the computers used by a Russian hacking group often nicknamed Cozy Bear and may be sitting on evidence relating to the hack of the U.S. Democratic National Committee. Reports...
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Eva Galperin, director of cybersecurity with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, poses for a photo at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Galperin said the discovery of a major hacking operation tied to Lebanon's General Directorate of General Security was remarkable, explaining that she could think of only one other example where researchers were able to pin state-backed hackers to a specific building. "We were able to take advantage of extraordinarily poor operational security," she said. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
January 18, 2018 - 6:02 pm
LONDON (AP) — A major hacking operation tied to one of the most powerful security and intelligence agencies in Lebanon has been exposed after careless spies left hundreds of gigabytes of intercepted data exposed to the open internet, according to a report published Thursday. Mobile security firm...
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White House Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert speaks during a briefing blaming North Korea for a ransomware attack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in May and crippled parts of Britain's National Health Service, at the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 19, 2017 - 7:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration vowed Tuesday that North Korea would be held accountable for a May cyberattack that affected 150 countries, but it didn't say how, highlighting the difficulty of punishing a pariah nation already sanctioned to the hilt for its nuclear weapons program. The...
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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2017, file photo, White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington. Trump's administration is publicly blaming North Korea for a ransomware attack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in May and crippled parts of Britain's National Health Service. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
December 18, 2017 - 11:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration is publicly blaming North Korea for a ransomware attack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in May and crippled parts of Britain's National Health Service. Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert wrote in a Wall Street...
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