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How Israel Caught Russian Hackers Scouring the World for U.S. Secrets - The New York Times

Exploiting the popular Kaspersky antivirus software, Russian hackers searched millions of computers for American intelligence keywords. Israeli intelligence tipped off American officials.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Hackers Hide Cyberattacks in Social Media Posts

A recent attack on the accounts of Defense Department employees suggests how easily people can be duped into clicking on dangerous links.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Why Light Bulbs May Be the Next Hacker Target

Wireless “smart” devices may be the tech wave of the future, but researchers have found flaws that let hackers spread malicious code through them.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Homeland Security is investigating nude-photo cyberattack on Leslie Jones

The cyberattack on “Ghostbusters” actress Leslie Jones is being handled at a federal level, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Thursday.

Science & Technology | Technology

Don’t Be Hacker Bait: Do This One-Hour Security Drill

Do this one-hour digital security checklist to boost your data privacy and protect all your devices from hackers.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Thousands Of Hackers Come Together To Reduce Computing Research Time By 37,000 Years

An Israeli crowd-sourced study enlisted 150,000 people who donated computer processing power to help scientists figure out how water interacts with nanotubes.

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My Way News - US: More than 21 million affected by new government data breach

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers stole Social Security numbers, health histories and other highly sensitive data from more than 21 million people, the Obama administration said Thursday, acknowledging that the breach of U.S. government computer systems was far more severe than previously disclosed.

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22 Million Affected by OPM Hack, Officials Say - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: The U.S. agency burglarized by suspected Chinese hackers has completed its long-awaited damage assessment: In total, more than 22 million people inside and outside government likely had their personal information stolen, officials announc

Science & Technology | Tech

Hacker fakes German minister's fingerprints using photos of her hands

Jan Krissler used high resolution photos, including one from a government press office, to successfully recreate the fingerprints of Germany’s defence minister

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Stop Being the Victim of Data Breaches, Start Being the Hero! -

Data breaches are becoming increasingly more costly for companies. One way that companies can increase security is increasing . . .