Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Trump campaign adviser should spend at least some time in prison for lying to the FBI during the Russia probe, prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller said in...

US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber security

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart have signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats. Mattis and Defen...

Taiwan team clinches 3rd place at international hacking competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s HITCON team has claimed the third place at the 26th edition of the CTF (Capture the Flag) hacking tournament of which the finals took place between August 9...

The Latest: Pressure mounting on leaders at PGA

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Perhaps the pressure and long day at the PGA Champi...

Florida Gov. wants proof from Sen. Nelson over hacking claim

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, calling the allegations sensational, demanded on Friday that U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson provide proof to back up his statement that Russian operatives have...

Florida officials want info about election hacking claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida officials want more information from the U.S. Senate supporting claims made by Sen. Bill Nelson that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems. ...

Singapore minister: Major cyberattack may be state-linked

SINGAPORE (AP) — A cyberattack that breached 1.5 million health records in Singapore has been attributed to sophisticated attackers who may be state-linked, a Cabinet minister said Monday. ...

Taiwan's TSMC estimates impact of computer virus incident to third quarter revenue to be 3%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—TSMC, the world's largest contract chipmaker, on Sunday (August 5) estimated the impact of the company’s computer virus outbreak on August 3, which affected a...

Campaigns on their own as cyber threats roil midterms

NEW YORK (AP) — Kamala Harris has been the target of social media misinformation campaigns since she became a U.S. senator. Every month for the last 18 months, her office has discove...

Ex-Tesla worker accused of hacking seeks $1M in counterclaim

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A former Tesla Inc. employee at the electric car maker's battery plant in Nevada is seeking at least $1 million in defamation damages after it accused him of hacking into computers a...

Man charged with hacking network of hospital convicted

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 ...

US: 3 Ukrainians arrested in hacking plot that hit 47 states

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 arres...

Boston student accused of stealing millions in digital money

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Massachusetts college student has been arrested in California on suspicion of using his tech skills to hack victims' personal cellphones and steal at least $2 million in digital c...

The Latest: Senate rejects new money for election security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on xxxxxxx (all times local): 11:55 a.m. The Republican-controlled Senate has defeated a push by Democrats to set aside an additional $...

Leaked chats show alleged Russian spy seeking hacking tools

MOSCOW (AP) — The leak of an alleged Russian hacker's conversations with a security researcher shows how the glare of publicity is beginning to reveal more about the shadowy group of 12 Russian spies ...