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21 hours ago Green Party drops bid for statewide Pennsylvania recount

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Green Party-backed voters dropped a court case Saturday night that had sought to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump, in what Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein had framed as an effort to explore whether voting machines and systems had been hacked and the election result manipulated.

2 days ago At least 10 million Android users imperiled by popular AirDroid app

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For six months, the remote management app has opened users to code-execution attacks.

2 days ago Online criminals iced as cops bury malware-spewing Avalanche

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Four-year op by US and EU culminates in arrests, server seizures

On November 30, simultaneous raids in five countries by the FBI, Europol, and the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) finally shuttered the Avalanche criminal network that has been spewing malware and money laundering campaigns for the past seven years.

2 days ago Amazon offers DDoS Protection with Shield

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Frightened of your site getting blown off the internet with a distributed denial of service attack? Amazon can protect you with AWS Shield.

2 days ago Hackers waste Xbox One, PS4, MacBook, Pixel, with USB zapper

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What would happen if someone sticks this USBBQ into an airplane seat socket?

VIDS Hackers are destroying everything from the latest gaming systems, phones, and even cars with a dangerous circuit-frying USB device that could put critical systems at risk.

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8 hours ago Scam Alert: How To Avoid Malware Attacks

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Malware burrows into your computer and steals information. Here's how to avoid this cyberthievery.

3 hours ago Snowden says Petraeus shared 'far more highly classified than I ever did'

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In a new face-to-face interview, Edward Snowden said the US justice department has a "two-tiered system of justice" and used Gen. Petraeus as an example.

23 minutes ago White House Should Lead Broad Cybersecurity Effort: Panel

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The White House should lead a broad cybersecurity effort with the private sector to guard against potentially crippling attacks and boost confidence in the digital economy, a presidential commission said Friday.

1 day ago Obama Panel Urges Trump to Quickly Address Cybersecurity

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Presidential Cybersecurity Commission Issues 100-Page ReportAcknowledging the urgent IT security challenges the nation faces, a cybersecurity commission named by President Barack Obama encourages the incoming administration to adopt some of its recommendations in the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency.

1 day ago 'Toyota dealer stole my wife's saucy snaps from phone, emailed them to a swingers website'

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Texas pastor and spouse sue automaker, sales boss cuffed

A Texas couple is suing Toyota and one of its car dealerships after one of its staff allegedly stole saucy snaps off their cellphone and emailed them to a swingers website.

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23 minutes ago Snowden says Petraeus shared 'far more highly classified material than I ever did'

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In a new face-to-face interview, Edward Snowden said the US justice department has a "two-tiered system of justice" and used Gen. Petraeus as an example.

10 hours ago Green Party taking bid for election recount to federal court

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Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is taking her bid for a statewide recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election to federal court. A lawyer in the recount case said "make no ...