Hacker (computer security)

US Department of Veterans Affairs (AP Photo)

Official describes rampant computer hacking at VA

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least eight foreign-sponsored organizations, mostly connected to the Chinese military, have hacked into computer networks at the Veterans Affairs Department in recent years or were actively trying to do so, a […]

06/04/2013

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Boy admits prank 911 call on Ashton Kutcher’s home

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say a 12-year-old boy has admitted making a prank 911 call that drew police to Ashton Kutcher’s home. The L.A. D.A.’s Office says the boy admitted responsibility for making a false bomb threat and computer intrusion.

03/11/2013

Twitter mistakenly resets passwords of some users

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says it mistakenly reset the passwords of some users as part of a routine security check-up. Thursday’s mix-up triggered warnings on technology blogs and in tweets that the online messaging […]

11/08/2012

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