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01.26.17
Acer penalized $115k for leaving credit card info unprotected
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Acer penalized $115k for leaving credit card info unprotected

Hackers took 35,000 customers' personal data when the company's misconfigured website left it exposed.

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01.19.17
Krebs pinpoints the likely author of the Mirai botnet
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Krebs pinpoints the likely author of the Mirai botnet

The security researcher lays out substantial evidence and sources suggesting a Rutgers University student created it.

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01.18.17
Hackers break into Samsung Smartcam again
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Hackers break into Samsung Smartcam again

After publishing the first exploits at DEFCON 22, the device giant fixed all the old vulnerabilities but one.

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01.06.17
US intelligence releases report linking Russia to election hacks
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US intelligence releases report linking Russia to election hacks

Officials believe Putin directly ordered a campaign to discredit Clinton and support Trump.

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01.05.17
FBI says DNC wouldn't give it direct access to hacked servers
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FBI says DNC wouldn't give it direct access to hacked servers

It had to turn to third-party data to get answers on Russia's possible involvement.

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12.30.16
The year's biggest loser was the American public
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The year's biggest loser was the American public

Everyone was hacked, the internet became an even bigger cesspool of hate and faith in our democratic institutions has crumbled.

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12.29.16
The US just imposed sanctions on Russia over election hacks
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The US just imposed sanctions on Russia over election hacks

The White House also kicked 35 Russian intelligence operatives out of the United States.

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