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Facebook says millions of users had phone numbers, search history and location data stolen in recent hack

Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images) Brian Fung Policy reporter focusing on telecommunications, media, cryptocurrencies and competition October 12 at 2:46 PM An online attack that forced Facebook to log out 90 million users last month directly affected 29 million people on the social network, the company said Friday as it released […]

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North Korea claims NHS and Sony hack suspect 'doesn't exist'

North Korea has said that a man charged with hacking Sony Pictures in 2014 is a “non-existent” individual and warned the US that its accusation could have a negative effect on relations between the two countries. The US Justice Department charged Park Jin-hyok on 6 September with conspiring in “multiple destructive cyber-attacks around the world”, including the the […]

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Democratic Party Says It Thwarted Attempted Hack of Voter Database

Democratic Party Says It Thwarted Attempted Hack of Voter Database ImageA Democratic Party official said the unsuccessful hack targeted the organization’s voter file, known as Votebuilder.CreditKevin D. Liles for The New York Times By Sheera Frenkel and Jonathan Martin Aug. 22, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO — Update: The suspected hack of the Democratic National Committee’s voter […]