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World May 16Facebook busts Israeli company’s campaign to disrupt elections
Facebook's head of cybersecurity policy told reporters that the tech giant had purged 65 Israeli accounts, 161 pages, dozens of groups and four Instagram accounts.
Nation May 14WhatsApp discovers spyware that infected through missed calls
Spyware crafted by a sophisticated group of hackers took advantage of a flaw in the popular WhatsApp communications program to remotely hijack dozens of phones.
World Oct 04U.S. charges 7 Russian intel officers for cybercrimes
The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday charged seven Russian intelligence officers with hacking anti-doping agencies and other organizations hours after Western officials leveled new accusations against Moscow's secretive GRU military spy agency.
Politics Sep 19US Senate staff targeted by state-backed hackers, senator says
Senator Ron Wyden says in a letter to Senate leaders that "at least one major technology company" has warned an unspecified number of senators and aides that their personal accounts were targeted by foreign government hackers.
Nation Oct 24With email dumps, WikiLeaks probes the limits of full transparency
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange first outlined the hypothesis nearly a decade ago: Can total transparency defeat an entrenched group of insiders?…
Nation Apr 28FBI: ‘Argument can be made’ fake AP story broke rules
WASHINGTON — FBI officials say there's no clear evidence the agency violated its own rules when it posed as The Associated Press to unmask a criminal, according to a report obtained through a public records lawsuit.
World Jul 03China Ministry posted bootleg ‘Liar’s Poker’
SHANGHAI — A complete bootlegged copy of Michael Lewis' bestselling book about Wall Street, "Liar's Poker," was hosted on the official website of the Chinese Commerce Ministry, the agency responsible for intellectual property protection in China, The Associated Press has…