Hacking

August 01, 2018 - 5:34 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been convicted by a federal jury for attacking the computer network of a world-renowned hospital. Prosecutors say 32-year-old Martin Gottesfeld was convicted Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Boston on two counts related to attempting to damage and damaging...
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In this May 31, 2016 photo, Joel Ortiz, center, poses for a photo with Mayor Marty Walsh, left, and public schools Superintendent Tommy Chang, right, during a luncheon for public schools valedictorians in Boston. Ortiz, who studies information technology at University of Massachusetts, Boston, was arrested on July 12, 2018, at Los Angeles International Airport, on suspicion of using his tech skills to hack victims' personal cell phones and steal millions of dollars in digital currency. (Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via AP)
August 01, 2018 - 4:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Massachusetts college student who was named his high school's valedictorian for his savvy tech skills hacked into unsuspecting investors' personal cellphones, email and social media accounts to steal at least $2 million in digital currency like Bitcoin, according to documents...
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August 01, 2018 - 4:28 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Three Ukrainian members of a sophisticated international that targeted restaurants, casinos and other businesses in 47 U.S. states to steal credit and debit card records have been arrested and face charges in federal court in Seattle, officials said Wednesday. The hacking group,...
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FILE - In this July 14, 2018, file photo, computer mouse pads with Secure the Vote logo on them are seen on a vendor's table at a convention of state secretaries of state in Philadelphia. As alarms blare about Russian interference in U.S. elections, the Trump administration is facing criticism that it has no clear national strategy to protect the country during the upcoming midterms and beyond. Both Republicans and Democrats have criticized the administration’s response as fragmented, without enough coordination across federal agencies. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
August 01, 2018 - 12:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As alarms blare about Russian interference in U.S. elections, the Trump administration is facing criticism that it has no clear national strategy to protect the country during the upcoming midterms and beyond. Both Republicans and Democrats have criticized the administration's...
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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July 17, 2018 - 4:49 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state is taking steps to ensure its elections infrastructure is protected from cyberattacks by foreign hackers. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that an initiative with the state Board of Elections will help county elections boards strengthen their cyber security...
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July 17, 2018 - 11:52 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- NYPD Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism John Miller spoke with reporters Tuesday about hacking issues in New York and how the NYPD handles such incidents. Miller said countries like Russia, China, and North Korea hack every day. He calls it the new...
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A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 U.S. election — cyberattacks underpinning the indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officers. Trump's first response to special counsel Robert Mueller's initial charges against Russian government officials for interfering in American politics came in tweets the president posted while at his golf resort in Scotland, two days before a high-stakes summit in Finland with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
July 17, 2018 - 5:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Exactly seven months before the 2016 presidential election, Russian government hackers made it onto a Democratic committee's network. One of their carefully crafted fraudulent emails had hit pay dirt, enticing an employee to click a link and enter her password. That breach of the...
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A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 U.S. election — cyberattacks underpinning the indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officers. Trump's first response to special counsel Robert Mueller's initial charges against Russian government officials for interfering in American politics came in tweets the president posted while at his golf resort in Scotland, two days before a high-stakes summit in Finland with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
July 16, 2018 - 10:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Exactly seven months before the 2016 presidential election, Russian government hackers made it onto a Democratic committee's network. One of their carefully crafted fraudulent emails had hit pay dirt, enticing an employee to click a link and enter her password. That breach of the...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 13, 2018 - 9:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election (all times local): 9 p.m. A grand jury indictment alleges that the Russian government was behind a sweeping conspiracy to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election. It's the first time...
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FILE - In this July 2, 2018 file photo, a woman uses a Chinese national flag to protect herself from the sun as she listens to Prime Minister Hun Sen who delivering his speech during an inauguration ceremony of a sky bridge funded by China for its official use in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. A California-based security-research firm said Wednesday, July 11, 2018, that it found evidence that an elite Chinese government-linked hacking team has penetrated computer systems belonging to Cambodia's election commission, opposition leaders and media in the months leading up to Cambodia's July 29 election. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File)
July 11, 2018 - 6:27 am
BEIJING (AP) — Last month, the daughter of a jailed Cambodian opposition party leader received an email from a well-seeming activist at a reputed Cambodian non-profit. For weeks, the sender nudged Monovithya Kem to open an attachment described as containing interview questions. Kem suspected a trap...
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