As Trump holds back, tech firms step in on election security

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Schiff was in the audience at the 2018 Aspen Security Forum when a Microsoft executive mentioned an attempted hacking of three politicians up for reelection. It was the first th...

Taiwan, US nail Chinese hackers behind mass cyberattacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s crime investigation authorities held a press conference on Friday (Sept. 18) to talk about the role they played in the U.S. Department of Justice's bust...

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More Iranian nationals charged in US with hacking crimes

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — For the third straight day, federal prosecutors have announced criminal charges accusing Iranian nationals with conducting cyberattacks in the U.S., with the charges this time...

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Audio arguments, with a side of fish

WASHINGTON (AP) — A flurry of election-related cases are already working their way through courts, but Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer doesn't seem overly concerned about election cases landing i...

US charges 5 Chinese citizens in global hacking campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has charged five Chinese citizens with hacks targeting more than 100 companies and institutions in the United States and abroad, including social media and vid...

US charges 5 Chinese citizens in global hacking campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has charged five Chinese citizens with hacks targeting more than 100 companies and institutions in the United States and abroad, including social media a...

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___ Federal Reserve sees rates near zero at least through 2023 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve expects to keep its benchmark interest rate pegged near zero at...

Feds: Men hacked US sites after killing of Iranian general

BOSTON (AP) — Two computer hackers have been indicted on charges that they defaced websites across the U.S. in retaliation to the killing of Iran Gen. Qassem Soleimani, federal prosecutors said Tuesda...

Trend Micro Study Finds 39% of Employees Access Corporate Data on Personal Devices

Corporate data policies may need to be refreshed as workforce remains remote HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 15 September 2020 - Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), the leader in clo...

Whistleblower's claims on Russian interference fits pattern

WASHINGTON (AP) — A whistleblower’s allegation that he was pressured to suppress intelligence about Russian election interference is the latest in a series of similar accounts involving former Trump a...

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___ $300 in US jobless aid running out even as more seek help WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s unemployment safety net is looking increasingly shaky, with a $300-a-we...

Russia GRU hackers target U.S. campaigns, parties: Microsoft

BOSTON (AP) — The same Russian military intelligence outfit that hacked the Democrats in 2016 has attempted similar intrusions into the computer systems of more than 200 organizations including politi...

Twitter account of China's ambassador to UK 'likes' embarrassing posts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's embassy in the U.K. on Wednesday (Sept. 9) blamed "anti-China elements" after the Twitter account of its ambassador, Liu Xiaoming (劉曉明) was hacked an...

Assange told to stop interrupting witnesses at UK hearing

LONDON (AP) — A British judge told WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday that his extradition hearing will proceed without him if he continues to speak from the dock and interrupt witnesses. ...