Europol: Criminals exploit virus crisis as fresh opportunity

PARIS (AP) — Criminals are preying on a fearful public and disrupting the provision of medical care during the coronavirus pandemic by selling counterfeit products, impersonating health workers and ha...

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...

On NYC's front lines, health workers worry they will be next

NEW YORK (AP) — One nurse died from coronavirus at a New York City hospital where staffers were so frustrated with dwindling supplies that they posed in scrub gowns made from garbage bags. An emergenc...

'We are collapsing': Virus pummels medics in Spain and Italy

MADRID (AP) — By the time Patricia Núñez’s cough started, she was already familiar with the dreaded dry hacking sound tormenting patients who had for weeks been filling the Madrid emergency ward where...

Amid recount dramas, Florida hopes for election night relief

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — In a state where vote tallying frequently goes deep into the night, or sometimes extends over many days, Florida officials have long sought to shed the Sunshine State's reputa...

Glenn Greenwald writing book on Brazilian politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Award-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald is working on a book about his reporting on corruption in Brazilian politics that led to threats of retaliation from the government of Presiden...

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...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, March 4, the 64th day of 2020. There are 302 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 4,...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, March 4, the 64th day of 2020. There are 302 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 4,...

Report: No proof of Dem hacking claim by Georgia Gov. Kemp

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia attorney general’s office has concluded that there is no foundation to Republican Gov. Brian Kemp’s allegations that Democrats sought to hack the state’s voter registration ...

Coder charged in massive CIA leak portrayed as vindictive

NEW YORK (AP) — A software engineer on trial in the largest leak of classified information in CIA history was “prepared to do anything” to betray the agency, federal prosecutors said Monday as a defen...

2 Chinese nationals charged in $100M cryptocurrency scheme

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Chinese nationals were charged Monday with laundering over $100 million in cryptocurrency that had been stolen by North Korean hackers, U.S. prosecutors said. T...

As India counts dead, brutality of Hindu-Muslim riot emerges

NEW DELHI (AP) — The wounded came in waves. First in ones and twos, limping up the steps and staggering through the aluminum doors, and then in wheelbarrows, with bleeding skulls and stabbed necks. Fi...

Fugitive hacker returns to Taiwan after 13 years on run in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man who had been wanted for hacking into other people’s accounts returned home on Friday (Feb. 28) after 13 years hiding out in China. He was put into...

Activists raise concerns about privacy of voting machines

ATLANTA (AP) — Election integrity activists are raising concerns about Georgia's new voting machines, saying the large, bright, vertical touchscreens allow other people in the room to see a voter's se...