Credit freeze free nationwide as of Friday

Consumers can now freeze their credit for free under a new federal law. A credit freeze restricts access to your credit file, essentially halting anyone from opening any new credit i...

Taiwanese hacker turns NT$1 into 502 iPhones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese IT engineer Chang Chi-yuan (張啟元) reportedly found a loophole with Apply Pay, and bought 502 new Apple iPhones for NT$1 (US$0.03), reports said. According to s...

Cybersecurity firm: More Iran hacks as US sanctions loomed

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A cybersecurity firm is warning that Iranian government-aligned hackers have stepped up their efforts in the wake of President Donald Trump pulling America from the ...

Taiwan badminton star Tai Tzu-ying’s Instagram hacked

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Badminton champion Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) called on her fans on Facebook Saturday to help her gain back control over her Instagram account after it had been hacked. The popular s...

Dutch ousted 2 Russians over alleged Swiss lab hack attempt

GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland's intelligence agency says Dutch authorities arrested and expelled two suspected Russian spies who allegedly tried to hack a Swiss laboratory that conducts tests for the U.N....

N. Korea calls Sony, Wannacry hack charges smear campaign

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea strongly denied claims by the United States that a computer programmer working for the North Korean government was involved in the hack of Sony Pictures Enter...

A pitcher for NL MVP? The numbers make a compelling case

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer and Aaron Nola are going pitch for pitch in the NL Cy Young Award race. Problem is, that prize might not do the trio justice. Not according...

British Airways travelers' credit card details hacked

LONDON (AP) — British Airways is promising to compensate customers after reporting a major hack of its website that compromised credit card information. Chief Executive Alex Cruz sai...

Key details from hacking complaint against North Korean

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. officials have charged a North Korean computer programmer in connection with high-profile cyberattacks, including the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack and the WannaCry ransomwa...

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___ Intent on getting a big raise? You may have to quit your job WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite one of the best job markets in decades, workers across the U.S. economy a...

The Latest: North Korean charged in Sony, Wannacry attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on criminal charges brought in connection with the Sony Pictures hack (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The Justice Department has charged ...

US charges computer programmer working on behalf of North Korean government with the Sony hack, other cyberattacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — US charges computer programmer working on behalf of North Korean government with the Sony hack, other cyberattacks.

Justice Dept. set to announce charges in Sony Pictures hack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is preparing to announce criminal charges in connection with the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014, a U.S. government official familiar with the case...

AP source: Justice Department to announce charges in connection with North Korea's hack of Sony Pictures

WASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: Justice Department to announce charges in connection with North Korea's hack of Sony Pictures.

As elections approach, what is the risk of Russian meddling?

Nearly a year after Russian government hackers meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, researchers at cybersecurity firm Trend Micro zeroed in on a new sign of trouble: a group of suspect websites. ...