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Wikileaks: Ex-Swedish prosecutor says Sweden should’ve been more aggressive in Assange case

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LONDON Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is off the hook, for the moment, regarding some of his problems. Continue reading

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Russian arrests spur questions over links to US hacking

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A series of high-profile arrests in Russia, purportedly including officers of the country’s secretive Federal Security Service and a cybersecurity expert, has intelligence officials on both sides of the Atlantic trying to unravel a mystery they suspect may be connected to Russian hacking in the U.S. Continue reading

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Radio stations in several states say signals were hacked with anti-Trump rap

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Radio stations in South Carolina and several other states say their signals were hacked and interrupted by an anti-Donald Trump rap song that contained obscene language. Continue reading

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Reporter’s Notebook: Russians fear for privacy as hacking accusations swirl

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The hacking scandal, widely believed to have been orchestrated by Russia, that led to the leak of a vast amount of material from the Democratic Party, is hardly the item of interest in Russia that it is in America — but the Russians have their own fea… Continue reading

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Decision looms on Assange extradition to Sweden

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Swedish authorities are getting closer to either indicting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for rape stemming from an incident in August 2010 or letting it drop, Fox News has learned. Continue reading

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Vermont electric utility finds malware code attributed to Russians

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A state electric utility confirmed on Friday it had found on one of its laptops a malware code the U.S. government says is used by Russian hackers. Continue reading

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Arkansas sheriff’s office hit by ransomware pays hackers

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An Arkansas sheriff’s office paid hackers the equivalent of $2,400 to regain access to hijacked computer files. Continue reading

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Hackers: emails show ties between Kremlin, Ukraine rebels

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A group of Ukrainian hackers has released thousands of emails from an account used by a senior Kremlin official that appear to show close financial and political ties between Moscow and separatist rebels in Eastern Ukraine. Continue reading

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Man accused of hacking hospital computers wages hunger strike

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Man who acknowledged he hacked a Boston children’s hospital two years ago is waging a hunger strike in prison as he awaits trial. Continue reading

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Russian hacker sought by US arrested in Czech Republic

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Czech police have arrested a Russian hacker suspected of cyberattacks in the United States, officials said on Wednesday. Continue reading

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Another Snowden? FBI secretly arrests NSA contractor in code theft, report says

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A former Navy lieutenant who worked as a contractor for the same cyberoperations firm as infamous leaker Edward Snowden was secretly arrested by the FBI in recent weeks in connection with the theft of highly classified hacking codes from the National S… Continue reading

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Pro-ISIS hackers release names, personal info of targeted State Dept. employees

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A team of hackers supporting the Islamic State terror group announced Sunday it had stolen the names, phone numbers and other personal information of State Department employees, releasing some screenshots in a message vowing to “crush” the United States. Continue reading

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Journalist sentenced for helping Anonymous hack into LA Times website

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A well-known social media journalist was sentenced to two years in federal prison Wednesday after he was convicted of conspiring with the hacking group Anonymous to break into the Los Angeles Times’ website and alter a story. Continue reading

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