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Expert wants to help nab Russian password thieves

The hackers are a tight knit group, 10 or 11. They live in a Russian town, and have real jobs. But in their down time, the cybercriminals have spent the past seven months gathering a hoard of personal data, ...

Aug 06, 2014
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Chinese man accused of hacking into US computers

U.S. authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of U.S. companies with large defense contracts, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects, including some of its latest ...

Jul 12, 2014
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N.Korea 'doubles cyber war personnel'

North Korea has doubled the number of its elite cyber warriors over the past two years and established overseas bases for hacking attacks, a report said Sunday.

Jul 06, 2014
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Prosecutors: Hacker helped thwart 300 cyberattacks

A prolific computer hacker who infiltrated the servers of major corporations later switched sides and helped the U.S. government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets, according to ...

May 26, 2014
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Security firm finds 300,000 home routers hacked

(Phys.org) —Nonprofit American security firm Team Cymru (Celtic world for Wales) has announced that they have uncovered a hacking scheme that has impacted at least 300,000 routers used by people in their ...

Mar 04, 2014 report
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