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Jack Black Hacked: Actor ‘Alive and Well’ After Death Hoax

Actor-musician Jack Black is “alive and well,” his band Tenacious D wrote in a message on Sunday after a hacker reportedly gained access to the band’s Twitter account and posted a message claiming its frontman had died.

Panama Papers -- The website of the Mossack Fonseca law firm is pictured in this file illustration picture taken April 4, 2016. REUTERS/REINHARD KRAUSE/ILLUSTRATION/FILE

‘Panama Papers’ Source Writes Manifesto Against ‘Income Inequality’

The anonymous source for the “Panama Papers” leak – described by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists as a “whistleblower,” although the Mossack Fonseca law firm of Panama would say “thief” is a better word – has written a lengthy manifesto, reprinted in full by the ICIJ.

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ISIS Hacked Senior Goverment E-Mail Accounts In Plot To Kill Queen

British born Islamic State (IS) terrorists have hacked into the e-mail accounts of government ministers, in a sophisticated spying operation linked to a plot to assassinate politicians and members of the Royal family. IS targeted the accounts of some of

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Iranian Hackers Targeting Dissident Community

NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers have linked a sophisticated hacking scheme targeting Iranian dissidents back to Iran. A report released Thursday by the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs describes how the hackers used

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Millennials May Dump Social Media if Privacy Breaches Continue

With the revelations of data snooping and privacy violations by government agencies, clandestine hacker groups and supposedly trusted telecommunications companies accelerating, a new report suggests Generation Y, 18 to 34 year olds, is starting to have “buyer’s remorse” regarding the amount of social media accounts into which they’ve poured the intimate details of their lives.

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Arab Newspaper Hacked by Pro-Houthi ‘Yemen Cyber Army’

The Saudi-owned, London-based Al-Hayat news site was taken over on Monday by hackers that identified themselves as part of a pro-Houthi “Yemen Cyber Army,” in an Arabic message displayed for its readers.