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German Mainstream Politicians Suffer Major Data Hack

Online hackers have released a massive collection of data that includes personal information, such as phone numbers, addresses and more of German mainstream politicians as well as others in the German political scene. The data was released on Friday and

VALENCIA, SPAIN - JULY 18: A keyboard is seen during the DreamHack Valencia 2014 on July 18, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. Dreamhack Valencia is one of the European stops from the Dreamhack World Tour, the world's largest LAN party and computer festival. This year 3,000 devices will be connected to …

Feds Charge 2 Iranians for Hacking Scheme Targeting U.S. Hospitals, Public Institutions 

U.S. federal authorities have indicted two Iranian nationals for deploying “sophisticated ransomware” from inside the Islamic Republic to extort hundreds of victims including hospitals, municipalities, and public institutions, a move that has caused over $30 million in losses, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Wednesday.

3141456 06/28/2017 IT systems in several countries have undergone a global ransomware attack. Alexey Malgavko/Sputnik Alexey Malgavko / Sputnik

Chinese State Media: United States Is a ‘Cyber Predator’

China’s state-run Xinhua news service vented Beijing’s mounting anger at U.S. allegations of espionage and election interference by claiming it is the U.S., not China, that menaces the Internet as a “cyber predator.”

The Associated Press

Report: Telecom Company Uncovers Further Evidence of Chinese Hardware Hack

A security expert working for a U.S. telecom company reportedly uncovered further evidence of Chinese spy chips hidden on computer motherboards, Bloomberg Businessweek reported Tuesday, less than a week since the outlet revealed a massive “hardware hack” discovered in a secretive U.S. government investigation.

US cyberthreat at 'critical point': US intelligence chief

8 Big Points About China’s ‘Big Hack’ of U.S. Computers

Bloomberg Businessweek on Thursday reported on a three-year investigation into computer hardware compromised with spy chips by Chinese military hackers. The full report is lengthy, some of the details remain classified since the investigation is still ongoing, and many particulars of the report are contested by the American companies involved. Following is a summary of the most important elements of the “Big Hack” story.

India defence website 'hacked', 3 other govt websites down

Cybersecurity Firm Warns Iranian Hacking on the Rise as U.S. Sanctions Intensify

Cybersecurity firm FireEye warned on Tuesday that Iranian hacking activity increased significantly after President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Iran nuclear deal. The firm tracked an especially vigorous “cyberespionage” effort against targets in the Middle East, U.S., and Japan through the month of July.

The Associated Press

CNN’s Chris Cuomo: Russian ‘Election Hacking’ Is an ‘Act of War’

On Monday’s edition of CNN’s New Day, Chris Cuomo repeatedly accused the Russian state of waging “war” against America via “election hacking” in 2016. He offered his analysis while reporting from Helsinki, Finland, in anticipation of a meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Chris Cuomo attends the Turner Upfront 2018 arrivals on the red carpet at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on May 16, 2018 in New York City. 376296 (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Turner)