Friday in our news wrap, Ukraine escalated its standoff with Russia. President Petro Poroshenko closed the border to all Russian men ages 16 to 60, saying he wants to prevent fighters from joining rebels in the eastern part of Ukraine.
A newly announced breach into the Marriott hotel chain’s reservation database is one of the biggest hacks in history, affecting half a billion customers in all. Amna Nawaz speaks with David Kennedy, co-founder of security firm TrustedSec, to understand what's…
The computer hackers are accused of creating ransomware known as SamSam that encrypted data on the computers of more than 200 victims, including the cities of Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
Did the involvement of Russian trolls and hackers swing the 2016 presidential election? Kathleen Hall Jamieson, author of “Cyberwar,” believes it is “highly probable” that they did. She joins Judy Woodruff to discuss her research on how the Russians found…
American and Dutch officials on Thursday accused the Russian government of a widespread series of computer attacks. In the Netherlands, four Russian agents tried to hack into computers at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. Meanwhile, the U.S.
By Mae Anderson, Matt O'Brien, Associated Press
The company says hackers exploited its "View As" feature, which lets people see what their profiles look like to someone else. Facebook says it has taken steps to fix the security problem and alerted law enforcement.
By PBS NewsHour
Nine days ago, a cyberattack brought Atlanta to a virtual standstill. Now the city says it is slowly making progress restoring its computer network. Officials have not said whether they paid a $51,000 ransom to a group known as SamSam,…
By Hari Sreenivasan
This week, Google announced the discovery of three design flaws in processors of computers, tablets and smartphones that could let hackers access data. Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder of CrowdStrike, tells Hari Sreenivasan about the vulnerabilities and what’s being done to address…
By Elizabeth Flock
In the newest Pirates of the Caribbean film, Captain Jack Sparrow is dogged by deadly ghost pirates, led by the maniacal Captain Salazar. In real-life, he’s apparently being pursued by a different kind of foe: hackers that claim to be…
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