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U.S. and British agencies have disclosed hacking techniques they say are used by Russian intelligence to target hundreds of government agencies, energy companies and other organizations, amid a wave of devastating cyberattacks around the world.
By Nomaan Merchant, Eric Tucker, Frank Bajak, Associated Press
There was a lot at stake and a lot discussed Wednesday during President Joe Biden's meeting with Russia's president Vladimir Putin. Nick Schifrin explores the outcome of their summit with Fiona Hill. Hill served as senior director for European and…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
Two major cybersecurity intrusions, each with global implications, are in the news. On Wednesday, hackers accessed high-profile Twitter accounts, using them to promote the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Also, three countries accused Russia of trying to steal research into a possible COVID-19…
The growing popularity of FaceApp, a photo filter app that allows users to transform their features by adding or removing wrinkles, is sounding alarm bells among privacy advocates and lawmakers. There are questions about how the images of people's faces…
By PBS NewsHour
The Wall Street Journal reported that Russia obtained classified information about how the U.S. military protects its computer networks and conducts electronic spying. The breach occurred when data was stolen by an NSA contractor, then hacked by Russia. Hari Sreenivasan…
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Sen. John McCain, chairman of the Armed Services Committee, on Sunday joined Democrats in calling for a special select committee to investigate foreign cyberattacks, putting him at odds with the incoming GOP president. Trump calls reports of Russian hacking "ridiculous."…
By Anne Flaherty, Associated Press
The CIA says U.S. intelligence agencies agree that Moscow was behind the cyber break-in of the Democratic National Committee.
By Josh Lederman and Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
CIA Director John Brennan said in the message that "there is strong consensus among us on the scope, nature, and intent of Russian interference in our presidential election."…
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