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  • U.S. government warns businesses about cyber bug in Intel chips

    (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday urged businesses to act on an Intel Corp alert about security flaws in widely used computer chips as industry researchers scrambled to understand the impact of the newly disclosed vulnerability.

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  • U.S. government warns businesses about cyber bug in Intel chips

    (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday urged businesses to act on an Intel Corp alert about security flaws in widely used computer chips as industry researchers scrambled to understand the impact of the newly disclosed vulnerability.

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  • Uber CEO says company failed to disclose massive breach in 2016

    (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] failed to disclose a massive breach last year that exposed the data of some 57 million users of the ride-sharing service, the company's new chief executive officer said on Tuesday.

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  • Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers

    Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers. The revelation Tuesday marks the latest stain on Uber's reputation. The San Francisco company...

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  • REFILED: Uber CEO says company failed to disclose massive breach in 2016

    (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] failed to disclose a massive breach last year that exposed the data of some 57 million users of the ride-sharing service, the company's new chief executive officer said on Tuesday.

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    ___ FCC chairman sets out to repeal 'net neutrality' rules WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is following through on his pledge to repeal 2015 regulations designed to ensure that internet service providers treat all online content and apps equally....

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  • Uber CEO says company failed to disclose massive breach in 2016

    (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] failed to disclose a massive breach last year that exposed the date of some 57 million users of the ride-sharing service, the company's new chief executive officer said on Tuesday.

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  • Uber CEO says company failed to disclose massive breach in 2016

    (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] failed to disclose a massive breach last year that exposed the date of some 57 million users of the ride-sharing service, the company's new chief executive officer said on Tuesday.

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  • Uber covered up massive hack that exposed data of 57m users and drivers

    Firm paid hackers $100,000 to delete data and keep the breach quietChief security officer Joe Sullivan fired for concealing October 2016 breachUber concealed a massive breach of the personal information of 57 million customers and drivers in October 2016, failing to notify the individuals and regulators, the company acknowledged on Tuesday. Related: Data firm that worked for Trump asked WikiLeaks to share hacked emails Continue reading...

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  • U.S. prosecutors charge Iranian in 'Game of Thrones' hack

    (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have charged an Iranian national with hacking into cable TV network HBO and stealing episodes and plot summaries for unaired programs including "Game of Thrones," then threatening to release the data unless he was paid $6 million.

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  • US prosecutors charge Iranian with Game of Thrones hack

    Behzad Mesri, alias Skote Vahshat, charged but whereabouts not revealedMesri allegedly demanded $6m from HBO not to release unaired episodes US prosecutors have charged an Iranian national with hacking into the HBO cable TV network and stealing episodes and plot summaries for unaired programs including Game of Thrones, then threatening to release the data unless he was paid $6m. Behzad Mesri, also known as Skote Vahshat, was charged with the hack in a sealed indictment that was released on...

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  • U.S. prosecutors charge Iranian in 'Game of Thrones' hack

    (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have charged an Iranian national with hacking into cable TV network HBO and stealing episodes and plot summaries for unaired programs including "Game of Thrones," then threatening to release the data unless he was paid $6 million.

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  • U.S. prosecutors charge Iranian in 'Game of Thrones' hack

    (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have charged an Iranian-based hacker with penetrating the network of cable TV provider HBO and stealing episodes and plot summaries for unaired programs including "Game of Thrones," then threatening to release the data unless he was paid $6 million.

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  • U.S. prosecutors charge Iranian in 'Game of Thrones' hack

    (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have charged an Iranian-based hacker with penetrating the network of cable TV provider HBO and stealing episodes and plot summaries for unaired programs including "Game of Thrones," then threatening to release the data unless he was paid $6 million.

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  • Russian watchdog would consider retaliatory measures against Google

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's communication watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Tuesday it would consider retaliatory measures against Alphabet Inc's Google over any action it takes in respect of Russian media outlets RT and Sputnik, Interfax news agency reported.

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  • U.S. Officials to Charge Iranian Hacker in HBO Server Attack and Data Theft

    The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York plans to announce charges Tuesday against an Iranian national who allegedly hacked HBO’s servers and attempted to extort…

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  • Denmark to ramp up cyber security efforts: defense minister

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark intends to invest to boost efforts to prevent cyber attacks in a strategy to be presented early next year, its defense minister said on Tuesday.

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  • Facebook to meet Russian regulators to discuss compliance: TASS

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Facebook plan to meet Russian regulators in late December or early January to discuss compliance, TASS news agency cited the head of Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor as saying on Tuesday.

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  • Facebook to meet Russian regulators to discuss compliance

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Facebook plan to meet Russian regulators in late December or early January to discuss compliance, TASS news agency cited the head of Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor as saying on Tuesday.

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  • The Army wants to replace its new, $6 billion communications system after finding Russia and China could breach it

    US Army National Guard/Sgt. Matthew Sissel The US Army has concluded that its $6 billion battlefield communications system would likely be breached by Russia or China in the event of a big-power conflict, rendering it all but useless against sophisticated foes. The Army says it needs at least two years to come up with a new, more resilient system that can provide the tactical networking that soldiers have come to rely on in Afghanistan and Iraq. Despite the vulnerabilities and flaws that the...

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  • Saudi agency says country targeted in cyber spying campaign

    LONDON/RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian security officials said on Monday that the country had been targeted as part of a wide-ranging cyber espionage campaign observed since February against five Middle East nations as well as several countries outside the region.

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  • Saudi agency says country targeted in cyber spying campaign

    LONDON/RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian security officials said on Monday that the country had been targeted as part of a wide-ranging cyber espionage campaign observed since February against five Middle East nations as well as several countries outside the region.

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  • Bipartisan Harvard panel recommends hacking safeguards for elections

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A bipartisan Harvard University project aimed at protecting elections from hacking and propaganda will release its first set of recommendations today on how U.S. elections can be defended from hacking attacks.

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  • Bipartisan Harvard panel recommends hacking safeguards for elections

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A bipartisan Harvard University project aimed at protecting elections from hacking and propaganda will release its first set of recommendations today on how U.S. elections can be defended from hacking attacks.

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