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Twitter
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AP News
July 31, 2020 - 3:29 pm
A Florida teen hacked the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls to scam people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin. Read more here.
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Working from home
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CNN
May 13, 2020 - 1:24 pm
While working remotely can provide more flexibility and spare people a long commute, it could also come with a notable risk: leaving workers — and by extension their companies — more vulnerable to cyberattacks without the added security of an office network. Read more here.
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Attorney General William Barr, left, arrives to speak, next to Assistant Attorney General John Demers and U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia Byung "BJay" Pak, right, during a news conference.
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AP News
February 10, 2020 - 7:56 pm
Four members of the Chinese military have been charged with breaking into the computer networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of tens of millions of Americans, the Justice Department said Monday, blaming Beijing for one of the largest hacks in history...
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Google Home Hub
Richard Drew/AP, file
AP News
December 31, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Everything from internet-connected speakers with voice assistants to television sets with built-in Netflix can be always listening — and sometimes watching, too. As with almost all new technology, installing such devices means balancing privacy risks with the conveniences they offer, but there are...
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DoorDash
DoorDash via CNN
Mike Dougherty
September 27, 2019 - 10:22 am
DoorDash confirmed it suffered a data breach affecting roughly 4.9 million delivery people and merchants. Read the details here.
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Ransomware
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KYW Staff
September 10, 2019 - 3:07 pm
The Souderton Area School District in Montgomery County was targeted in a cyberattack over Labor Day weekend, and officials say they are still experiencing disruptions. Read more here.
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Capital One
Jeff Chiu/AP, file
AP News
August 30, 2019 - 8:50 am
SEATTLE (AP) — A former Amazon software engineer arrested last month on charges she hacked into Capital One bank and more than 30 different companies has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges she not only broke into the company's computer system, but also stole computing power for her...
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Capital One
Jeff Chiu/AP, file
AP News
August 23, 2019 - 7:19 am
SEATTLE (AP) — A woman accused of hacking Capital One and at least 30 other organizations is a flight risk, a threat and should be kept locked up until her trial, U.S. prosecutors said in court documents filed ahead of a Friday detention hearing in Seattle. Paige Thompson, a former Amazon software...
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Capital One said a hacker gained access to more than 100 million Capital One credit card applications earlier this month. The compromised data included some Social Security numbers.
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July 29, 2019 - 9:52 pm
By Rob McLean, CNN Business (CNN) - - In one of the biggest-ever data breaches, a hacker gained access to more than 100 million Capital One customers' accounts and credit card applications earlier this year. The compromised data includes 140,000 Social Security numbers, 1 million Canadian Social...
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Philadelphia needs new voting machines, and they need them fast. But before officials settle on a new device, they are asking for the public's input.
Dreamstime
Justin Udo
January 10, 2019 - 8:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia needs new voting machines, and they need them fast. But before officials settle on a new device, they are asking for the public's input. Gov. Tom Wolf wants every county throughout the state to purchase a voting system with a verifiable paper trail, and...
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