'Assassination Nation' wants to get under your skin

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer and director Sam Levinson creates a Salem witch trial for the digital age in his new film "Assassination Nation," which opens Friday. Starring a cast of up ...

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...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SWOLLEN RIVERS NEAR RECORD LEVELS AS FLORENCE LOOMS Catas...

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...

Romanian court rules hacker can be extradited to US

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has ruled that a hacker known as Guccifer should be extradited to the U.S. to serve a 4½-year prison sentence. The court in the central cit...

Russian accused of massive data theft extradited to US

NEW YORK (AP) — A Russian hacker accused of helping pull off the biggest theft yet of consumer data from a U.S. financial institution has been extradited to the United States to face charges, federal ...

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...

Hacker of celebrity photos gets 8 months in prison

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who hacked into more than 200 iCloud accounts of Hollywood stars and other people has been sentenced to eight months in prison. George Garo...

Hacktivist drama 'Mr. Robot' to end with 4th season in 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hacktivist thriller "Mr. Robot" is coming to an end. USA Network said Wednesday the drama series starring Emmy Award-winner Rami Malek will air its fourth and ...

How to plan a debt-free vacation

Whether you're planning a trip to a country across the globe or packing the car for a weekend road trip to a local campground, you can have a debt-free vacation with some careful planning. ...

ATMs across Taiwan crash due to 'mainframe error'

Automatic teller machines (ATMs) around Taiwan crashed Saturday morning and were down for two hours, crippling inter-bank transactions, the government-sponsored Financial Information Service Co. (FISC...

Is the ever-weird Florida man becoming Florida politician?

Florida's penchant for the weird and strange — often manifested in new ways of criminal behavior (think chasing people through a store with a live alligator) — is so prevalent it's created a cottage i...

FBI warned of worldwide ATM scheme 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A few days after the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) issued a confidential worldwide warning of a potential ATM cyber attack, hackers stole over US$13.5 millio...

Convicted Russian hacker Anikeyev released from prison

MOSCOW (AP) — The leader of a hacker group that has targeted prominent Russian officials has been released from prison. Vladimir Anikeyev, who headed Shaltai-Boltai (Humpty-Dumpty) h...

Taiwan’s TSMC fights off virus attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the world’s largest contract manufacturer of computer chips, said Saturday it had faced a virus attack, but not f...