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Julian Assange: a decade of stunning leaks of US secrets

Washington - The US government has regarded WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as a dangerous national security threat ever since he and his organization opened a decade-long effort to expose US secrets -- from military files to embarrassing Democratic Party emails d...

Football hacker Pinto makes first appearance in Lisbon court

Lisbon - Rui Pinto, the Portuguese hacker linked to the Football Leaks whistleblower website, made his first appearance before a Lisbon judge on Friday.

Norway's Norsk Hydro hit by ransom cyber-attack

Oslo - One of the world's biggest aluminium producers, Norway's Norsk Hydro, said Tuesday it had been hit by a ransom cyber-attack of unknown origin, with hackers demanding a ransom.

Hungary court confirms Football Leaks hacker extradition

Budapest - A hacker linked to the Football Leaks website that has exposed alleged corruption in the sport will be extradited to Portugal from Hungary, his lawyer said Thursday.

Iranian hackers caused losses in hundreds of millions: report

Washington - Iranian hackers working to penetrate systems, businesses and governments around the world have caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, a report said Wednesday.

Hungary to decide on Football Leaks hacker deportation

Budapest - A Budapest court is set to decide on Tuesday on the extradition of a hacker linked to the Football Leaks whistleblower website that has exposed alleged corruption, sparking investigations in several European countries.

Eyeing Russia, EU girds for cyberthreats to Parliament vote

Paris - With campaigning for May's European Parliament elections shifting into high gear, security officials are preparing for potential attempts by Russia-linked hackers to sway the vote -- and potentially deepen divisions in the bloc.

Russia jails security official, anti-hacking expert for treason

Moscow - Russia on Tuesday handed long jail terms to a high-ranking security official and a cybersecurity expert after finding them guilty of treason, local news agencies reported.

Warning issued over attacks on internet infrastructure

San Francisco - Key parts of the internet infrastructure face large-scale attacks that threaten the global system of web traffic, the internet's address keeper warned Friday.

Canada helping Australia determine 'full extent' of hack

Ottawa - Canada's electronic eavesdropping agency said Wednesday it is working with Canberra to try to determine the scale of computer hacking on Australia's parliament and political parties just months from an election.

Australia says 'state actor' hacked parties, parliament

Sydney - Australia on Monday said a "sophisticated state actor" had hacked the country's main political parties and parliament, just weeks before a closely fought election.

New report into the extent of identity fraud released

Financial analysts Experian have released their annual “Global Identity & Fraud Report”. As well as highlighting concerns, the report indicates that consumers are willing to share more data with companies if this means enhanced security.

Data of 14,200 HIV positive people leaked in Singapore

Fpo - Confidential data of 14,200 people diagnosed with HIV, mostly foreigners, has been stolen and leaked online in Singapore, authorities said Monday, the second massive data breach in the city-state within months.

What are the implications of the Collection #1 breach? Special

A massive trove of leaked data, which was recently posted to a hacking forum, includes some 772,904,991 unique email addresses and 21,222,975 unique passwords. Will LaSala from OneSpan weighs in.

Manila ex-banker gets jail, $109 mn fine over Bangladesh cyberheist

Manila - A Philippine ex-banker was handed a lengthy jail term and $109 million fine Thursday in the first conviction over one of the biggest ever cyberheists which saw $81 million stolen from Bangladesh's central bank.

Suspect, 20, held over massive German politician data hack

Berlin - German police said Tuesday they have arrested a 20-year-old suspect in the case of private data stolen from hundreds of politicians, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, and published online.

US companies urged to protect against foreign government hackers

Washington - The US intelligence community launched a campaign Monday to help US business defend against hacking by foreign governments like China and Russia.

Massive data leak targets German officials including Merkel

Berlin - Private data stolen from hundreds of German politicians including Chancellor Angela Merkel have been published online, the government said Friday, in a stunning breach of cybersecurity.

Massive data leak targets German officials including Merkel

Berlin - Private data stolen from hundreds of German politicians, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, have been released online, the government said Friday.

Massive data leak targets German officials including Merkel

Berlin - Hundreds of German politicians, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, have fallen victim to a massive online leak of private data, the government said Friday.

Hackers hijack Google Home devices to promote PewDiePie

Being spoof hacked is irritating enough, but to be hacked so that your device is taken over by footage of PewDiePie is arguably even worse. This is what has happened with thousands of Google Home and Chromecast devices.

Hackers crack vein authentication security

Hackers have constricted a fake hand out of wax and used this to show the weaknesses in vein authentication software. The software, which scans the vein patterns in hands and compares them to stored images, is not as robust as security experts thought.

Thousands of hot tubs can be hacked

A new survey finds that thousands of hot tubs can be hacked and controlled remotely . This is due to weak security measures being in place.

EU probes hack of 'thousands' of diplomatic cables

Apo - The EU announced an urgent investigation on Wednesday after suspected Chinese military hackers accessed thousands of sensitive diplomatic cables.

'Thousands' of EU diplomatic cables hacked: report

Apo - Hackers apparently connected to China accessed thousands of sensitive EU diplomatic cables, the New York Times reported Wednesday, in the latest embarrassing data breach to hit a major international organisation.

US believes Chinese intelligence behind Marriott hack

Washington - The United States said Wednesday that China was behind the massive hack of data from hotel giant Marriott, part of an ongoing global campaign of cyber-theft run by Beijing.

US believes Chinese intelligence behind Marriott hack

Washington - The United States said Wednesday that China was behind the massive hack of data from hotel giant Marriott, part of an ongoing global campaign of cyber-theft run by Beijing.

US believes Chinese intelligence behind Marriott hack: report

Washington - US investigators believe that Chinese intelligence was behind the massive hack of data on some 500 million guests of hotel giant Marriott, the New York Times reported Wednesday.

Q&A: Why are we still at risk from email hacking? Special

No one is free from hacking, including world governments. In the technological age we live in how can this still happen? Furthermore, what measures are needed to protect businesses, governments and individuals. A leading expert weighs in.

Healthcare leaks more of your data than hackers

Each week, it seems, a data breach news item hits the news. What might come as a surprise is that the biggest source of data leaks is not from hackers, but from healthcare providers, mostly due to unsecure systems.
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LORAN Station Malone, Florida: View of middle section of transmitter banks.
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A still from the film We Are Legion about the Anonymous hacktivists
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A screen shot of the Twitter account for the US Military Central Command, which was apparently hacked.
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From the implantable device (pacemaker), data flows to the physician's office, or in the case of an implanted defibrillator, the data can go from the operating room to the physician programmer and on to the patient support network. But all aspects of the system are vulnerable.
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Runa Sandvik demonstrates for Wired how a TrackingPoint rifle can be hacked
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Members of Anonymous protest a Scientology "church"
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The logo to represent the hacking community LulzSec
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Three men have pleaded guilty to US charges stemming from the Mirai botnet attacks that shut down parts of the internet last year
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Screen capture of hacked website
Screen capture of hacked website
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Screenshot from the Mr. Robot TV show
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New Chinese operating system named NeoKylin OS, looks almost exactly like Windows XP.
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Heather Mills, the former Mrs McCartney, testifies to the Leveson Inquiry on February 9, 2012.
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The CIA can infiltrate network traffic
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Screenshot from the Mr. Robot TV show
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