News tagged with spy agency

US, Iran dig in for long cyber war

The United States and Iran are locked in a long-running cyber war that appears to be escalating amid a stalemate over Tehran's disputed nuclear program.

Jun 02, 2012
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Experts suspect Iran involvement in Dutch hacking

(AP) -- Hackers who broke into a Dutch web security firm have issued hundreds of bogus security certificates for spy agency websites including the CIA as well as for Internet giants like Google, Microsoft and Twitter, the ...

Sep 05, 2011
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Hackers claim hit on CIA website (Update 2)

A hacker group was brazenly ramping up its antics as waves of cyberattacks targeting even the US spy agency expose how poorly defended many networks are against Internet marauders.

Jun 16, 2011
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US reaches plea deal with NSA spy whistle-blower

An ex-senior official in the top secret US National Security Agency will plead guilty to exceeding authorized use of a computer in a classified information leak case, court papers showed Thursday.

Jun 09, 2011
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Hackers steal SKorean-US military secrets

(AP) -- South Korea's military said Friday it was investigating a hacking attack that netted secret defense plans with the United States and may have been carried out by North Korea.

Dec 18, 2009
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Reports: Cyberattacks traced to NKorea

(AP) -- The North Korean government was the source of high-profile cyberattacks in July that caused Web outages in South Korea and the United States, news reports said Friday.

Oct 30, 2009
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SKorean police: Hackers extracted data in attacks

(AP) -- Hackers extracted lists of files from computers that they contaminated with the virus that triggered cyberattacks last week in the United States and South Korea, police in Seoul said Tuesday.

Jul 14, 2009
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