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Expert: Massive Hack Of Federal Government ‘Attack Against The Nation’

China-based hackers are suspected of breaking into the computer networks of the U.S. government personnel office and stealing identifying information of at least 4 million current and former federal workers, American officials said.


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Jennifer Lawrence On Celeb Hacking: ‘It Is Not A Scandal. It Is A Sex Crime’

The people who chose to look at nude celebrity photos that hackers posted committed “a sexual offense,” actress Jennifer Lawrence says in an exclusive interview with Vanity Fair in its November issues


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Senate: China Hacked Several US Military Contractor Networks

Senate investigators are blaming China for nearly two dozen successful hacker break-ins of computer networks belonging to Pentagon contractors.


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In Light of Celebrity Hacks, How to Protect Your Data

The theft of nude photographs from celebrities’ online accounts has thrown a spotlight on the security of cloud computing, a system used by a growing number of Americans to store personal information over the Internet.


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Hackers Get Records Of Up To 25,000 Federal Employees

The internal records of Homeland Security Department employees were compromised after a computer break-in at a federal contractor.


Anna Otisko, partner of Roman Seleznev, who was recently detained in the Maldives, cries during a press conference in Moscow on July 11, 2014. (credit: DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Indicted Russian’s Family Say He’s Innocent

Family members of a Russian man charged with hacking in the United States insist he is innocent and fear he will die in custody if he doesn’t have his medication.


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Maryland Hacked Again: 2nd Data Breach in 4 Weeks

The University of Maryland says someone hacked into its computer network and obtained personal information for the second time in four weeks.


A customer prepares to sign a credit card slip at a Target store on Dec. 19, 2013 in Miami, Florida. Target announced that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts of customers who made purchases by swiping their cards at terminals in its U.S. stores between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15 may have been stolen.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Weak U.S. Credit Card Security Made Target a Juicy Target

The U.S. is the juiciest target for hackers hunting credit card information. And experts say incidents like the recent data theft at Target’s stores will get worse before they get better.


U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew pressed Chinese leaders over computer hacking and for help with North Korea during two days of talks that ended Wednesday. (Photo by Feng Li - Pool/Getty Images)

Lew Tells China Cyber Attacks ‘Very Serious Threat To Our Economic Interests’

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew pressed Chinese leaders over computer hacking and for help with North Korea during two days of talks that ended Wednesday.


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Anonymous Claims To Have Hacked Facebook’s Website

A notorious hacking group claims on Twitter that it hacked Facebook’s website which caused outages and slowdowns for a few hours Thursday night.