Hacking

10.19.15
High school student claims to have hacked CIA chief's personal email
10.19.15

High school student claims to have hacked CIA chief's personal email

AOL email security is so weak that even a high schooler can crack it. So of course the director of the CIA would store all of his sensitive documents there.

By A. Tarantola,   10.19.15
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10.16.15
Someone in China has hacked the Woods Hole Institute
10.16.15

Someone in China has hacked the Woods Hole Institute

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, one of America's premiere scientific research centers, w...

By A. Tarantola,   10.16.15
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10.16.15
Russian hackers reportedly stole stock trading info from Dow Jones
10.16.15

Russian hackers reportedly stole stock trading info from Dow Jones

Dow Jones denied the report, but the FBI says it is investigating.

By N. Ingraham,   10.16.15
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10.14.15
HP is putting privacy screens in its laptops because people are nosy
10.14.15

HP is putting privacy screens in its laptops because people are nosy

HP's notebook PCs are getting privacy screens that'll help you keep prying eyes at bay.

By B. Steele,   10.14.15
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10.10.15
China arrests hacking suspects on behalf of the US
10.10.15

China arrests hacking suspects on behalf of the US

The hackers were taken into custody a week before Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the country to suss out cyberwarfare and corporate espionage rules with President Obama

By M. Moon,   10.10.15
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10.09.15
The Wall Street Journal's customer database was hacked
10.09.15

The Wall Street Journal's customer database was hacked

The WSJ says that most customer financial data is safe, but names and email addresses could be at risk.

By N. Ingraham,   10.09.15
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10.08.15
Reuters: Uber hacking investigation is targeting a Lyft exec
10.08.15

Reuters: Uber hacking investigation is targeting a Lyft exec

The Uber/Lyft feud is getting personal

By R. Baldwin,   10.08.15
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10.05.15
Department of Justice plans to crack down on counterfeits sold online
10.05.15

Department of Justice plans to crack down on counterfeits sold online

The US Justice department announces a plan to fight counterfeit goods sold online.

By E. Alvarez,   10.05.15
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09.25.15
US, China have an 'understanding' to fight cyber economic espionage
09.25.15

US, China have an 'understanding' to fight cyber economic espionage

An unprecedented agreement between the US and China is supposed to help fight hackers who steal records from companies

By R. Lawler,   09.25.15
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