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The internal records of Homeland Security Department employees were exposed after a computer break-in at a federal contractor. (JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

15 hours ago

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.

07/13/2014

File photo of computers. (credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

03/20/2014

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.

12/22/2013

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.

03/20/2013

View of the Facebook homepage taken in Washington on May 6, 2012. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

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.

06/01/2012

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UMD Servers With Credit Card Info Were Vulnerable To Hackers

A recent audit revealed personal data of potential University of Maryland students, including some credit card numbers, was vulnerable to hacking because it was stored on public servers.

01/30/2012

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