High court declines to take up Sanders supporters' lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is declining to revive a lawsuit by supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders who sued the Democratic National Committee in 2016 over claims officials improperly tipped the...

Reporters Alcindor, Collins, Jiang get under Trump's skin

NEW YORK (AP) — To anyone who's watched, there's more that binds Yamiche Alcindor, Kaitlan Collins and Weijia Jiang than an impromptu display of teamwork at a recent White House news conference. ...

EasyJet reveals 'sophisticated' hack of customer details

LONDON (AP) — U.K.-based budget airline easyJet says that “highly sophisticated” hackers have accessed the email addresses and travel details of approximately 9 million customers. It...

Legislator suggests Taiwan Presidential Office data breach an intentional leak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Presidential Office has allegedly been hacked, with minutes from internal meetings sent to reporters; however, a Kuomintang (KMT) legislator and retired lieut...

Extent of Taiwanese government data breaches still unknown to public: Former NSC official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of recent cyberattacks on Taiwan's major oil refineries and Presidential Office, a former National Security Council (NSC) official and banker voiced concer...

Merkel: evidence of Russian role in German parliament hack

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday there is “hard evidence” of Russian involvement in a cyberattack on the German parliament in 2015 that reportedly also involved the theft o...

Vote-by-mail debate raises fears of election disinformation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly partisan debate unfolding on whether more Americans should cast their votes through the mail during a pandemic is provoking online disinformation and conspiracies theories...

US: Russia could try to covertly advise candidates in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security and FBI warned states earlier this year that Russia could look to interfere in the 2020 U.S. elections by covertly advising political candidates a...

FBI official: Number of coronavirus cyber complaints on rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the pandemic, including hackers who target hospitals and medical research institutions that are studying the coronavirus, the head of the FBI's...

Chinese hacker activity surges amid coronavirus outbreak: US cybersecurity firm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye issued an alert Wednesday (March 25) over a spike in cyberspying conducted by a suspected China-nexus cyberespionage actor since January in...

Author Roth weighed in on 'Plot Against America' TV series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Simon, the creative force behind stellar TV including “The Wire," “Show Me a Hero” and “Treme,” found himself in unfamiliar territory with his latest series, HBO’s “The Plot A...

No fans, no work: Arena workers caught in sports shutdown

MIAMI (AP) — David Edelman can usually be found at a Denver Nuggets basketball game or a Colorado Rapids soccer game. As an usher, he interacts with fans in a role he calls a staple of his life. ...

Dutch prosecutors: Russia wants to thwart MH17 investigation

SCHIPHOL, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch prosecutor said Tuesday that there are “strong indications” Russia wants to undermine investigations into the downing of Malaysia Flight 17 and told judges at the ...

Minor convictions for ex-CIA coder in hacking tools case

NEW YORK (AP) — A former CIA software engineer accused of stealing a massive trove of the agency's hacking tools and handing it over to WikiLeaks was convicted of only minor charges Monday, after a ju...

US senator proposes ban on China’s TikTok for government devices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Senator is set to introduce legislation to ban Chinese-owned social media platform TikTok from government devices over security concerns. Senator Josh Hawley sai...