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FBI gives new clues tying North Korea to Sony hack
NEW YORK (AP) -- The FBI director revealed new details Wednesday about the stunning cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., part of the Obama administration's effort to challenge persistent skepticism about whether North Korea's government was responsible for the brazen hacki…
Eyes on you: Experts reveal police hacking methods
LONDON (AP) -- Law enforcement agencies across the globe are taking a page out of the cybercriminal handbook, using targets' own phones and computers to spy on them with methods traditionally associated with the world's most malicious hackers, two computer security groups said Tuesday.
US Disrupts Hacking Ring That Stole Millions
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A band of hackers implanted viruses on hundreds of thousands of computers around the world, secretly seized customer bank information and stole more than $100 million from businesses and consumers, the Justice Department said Monday in announcing charges against the Russian man ac…
Hacker Who Helped Feds Gets No More Prison Time
A computer hacker who helped the government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets and cripple the hacktivist crew known as Anonymous will serve no more time in prison after being sentenced Tuesday to time served.

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