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Cyberattack hobbles major U.S./U.K. hospital chain

Computer systems across a major hospital chain operating in the U.S. and Britain were down Monday because of what the company termed an unspecified technology “security issue.”

UK, US, Canada accuse Russia of hacking virus vaccine trials

Britain, the United States and Canada accused Russian hackers on Thursday of trying to steal information from researchers seeking a coronavirus vaccine, warning scientists and pharmaceutical companies to be alert for suspicious activity.

Leaked report shows United Nations suffered hack

Sophisticated hackers infiltrated U.N. offices in Geneva and Vienna last year in an apparent espionage operation, and their identity and the extent of the data they obtained is not clear.

KHQ-TV part of cyber attack that hit news stations across Washington, Montana

The NBC affiliate, owned by the Cowles Co. that also publishes The Spokesman-Review, was hit by hackers overnight Sunday in an attack that has journalists reading off scripts and producing packages on their smartphones. No advertiser or employee data was compromised in the attack, the company said.

Heather Mills gets UK phone hacking apology, payout

Heather Mills, the former wife of Paul McCartney, and her sister have received an apology and a settlement from Britain’s defunct News of the World tabloid over the hacking of their phones.

Florida lawmakers push FBI to name counties hacked by Russia

Members of Florida’s congressional delegation said Thursday it was unacceptable that the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security will not publicly identify the two counties where Russian hackers gained access to voter databases before the 2016 election.

Florida Gov. wants proof from Sen. Nelson over hacking claim

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, calling the allegations sensational, demanded on Friday that U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson provide proof to back up his statement that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state’s election systems ahead of this year’s crucial election.

3 Ukrainians arrested in hacking plot that hit 47 states, U.S. says

Three Ukrainian members of a sophisticated international hacking group that targeted restaurants, casinos and other businesses in 47 U.S. states to steal credit and debit card records have been arrested and face charges in federal court in Seattle, officials said Wednesday.

Human rights group: Employee targeted with Israeli spyware

An Amnesty International employee has been targeted with Israeli-made surveillance software, the human rights group said Wednesday, adding to a growing number of examples of Israeli technology being used to spy on human rights workers and opposition figures in the Middle East and beyond.

12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 U.S. election

Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, according to an indictment announced days before President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.