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Nine Iranians Charged with Hacking Universities, Government Agencies

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) charged one Iranian entity and nine Iranians on Friday in a hacking scheme to steal intellectual property and information from at least 144 United States-based universities, various companies, and government agencies for private financial gain.

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World Economic Forum Warns: ‘Charismatic Strongman Politics’ Make War More Likely

The annual World Economic Forum meeting – widely referred to as simply “Davos” after its traditional venue in Davos-Kosters, Switzerland – is scheduled to begin on January 23. A week ahead of the meeting, the WEF has released its Global Risks Report 2018, warning that the chance of a major war breaking out is increasing.

FILE: A WEF logo sits on the stage as panelists talk ahead of a panel session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. President Donald Trump will dominate the Davos forum as no U.S. leader has before: a provocateur-in-chief practiced at tweaking the …

Iranian National Indicted With Criminal Charges Over HBO Hack

Federal prosecutors have slapped an Iranian national with criminal charges for hacking HBO and prematurely releasing several Game of Thrones scripts and episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm, in addition to private executive emails.

Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke in Game of Thrones (HBO, 2011)

Report: Justice Department Seeking Evidence Tying Iran to HBO Hack

A new report has indicated that officials at the Department of Justice are preparing to announce several cases against Iranian suspects which include charges that said individuals hacked HBO, in a move that could motivate Congress to impose new sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Ex-IDF General on Iran Inspection: ‘Don’t Believe, Check!’

An Israeli defense expert has told a US news outlet the position of both US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran was “not shared by their professional advisers and intelligence communities.”

Zolfaghar missiles (R) are displayed during a rally marking al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran on June 23, 2017. Chants against the Saudi royal family and the Islamic State group mingled with the traditional cries of 'Death to Israel' and 'Death to America' at Jerusalem Day rallies across Iran today. / …

Report: Iran-Sponsored Hackers Targeting U.S. Companies

NBC News reports: A private cybersecurity firm has identified what it says is a hacking group sponsored by the Iranian government that has targeted organizations in the U.S., the Middle East and Asia.

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Prof. Banzhaf: Russia Investigation Vindicates Breitbart 2016 Coverage of Election Hacking

On Thursday’s Breitbart News Daily, Prof. John Banzhaf of the George Washington University School of Law, who provided early and consistent warnings that the American election system is vulnerable to hacker attack, discussed the disturbing admission by the Department of Homeland Security that 21 states were targeted by hackers during the 2016 election.

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