News tagged with computer hacking

Official describes rampant computer hacking at VA

(AP)—A former computer security chief at the Department of Veterans Affairs is telling lawmakers that at least eight foreign-sponsored organizations have hacked into the department's computer networks in recent years or ...

dateJun 04, 2013 in Internet
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US urges China collaboration on cyber intrusions

(AP)—The top U.S. military officer said Wednesday that he has called on China to be more transparent about cyberattacks and boost collaboration with the U.S. to tackle a common threat to their economies.

dateApr 24, 2013 in Internet
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BSkyB declares itself 'fit and proper'

(AP) -- British Sky Broadcasting PLC on Wednesday defended itself as a "fit and proper" company, a day after Rupert Murdoch, the chief executive of the satellite broadcaster's biggest shareholder, was branded ...

dateMay 02, 2012 in Business
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Hacker gets 6-year sentence for 'sextortion' case

(AP) -- A Southern California man was sentenced to six years in prison Thursday for infiltrating computers belonging to women and teenage girls where he found sexually explicit photos and threatening to put ...

dateSep 01, 2011 in Internet
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China paper: Google could be hurt by hacking claim

(AP) -- The Chinese Communist Party's main newspaper lashed out at Google on Monday, saying its latest complaints of computer hacking traced to China were politically motivated and warning its business might ...

dateJun 06, 2011 in Internet
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China accuses Google of 'political games'

(AP) -- The Chinese Communist Party's main newspaper lashed out at Google on Monday, saying its latest complaints of computer hacking traced to China were politically motivated and warning its business might suffer.

dateJun 06, 2011 in Internet
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Turmoil fuels 'hacktivist' attacks on Web sites

(AP) -- For about 90 minutes Wednesday, visitors to the Oregon University System's Web site found themselves taken for a ride they didn't ask for. They were redirected to another site under the control of ...

dateJun 25, 2009 in Internet
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Your computer could open door to cyberpredators

They're hacking into computers, secretly watching girls on webcams, and using sophisticated techniques to disguise child pornography and thwart law enforcement. Across the globe, men with advanced computer and Internet skills ...

dateApr 29, 2009 in Internet
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