US Defence and Intelligence data now with Chinese Hackers

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  China-linked hackers appear to have gained access to sensitive background information submitted by U.S. intelligence and military personnel for security clearances that could potentially expose them to blackmail, the Associated Press reported on Friday. In a report citing several U.S. officials, the news agency said data on nearly all …

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Massive Cyber-Attack Hits US Federal Workers

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Hackers broke into US government computers, possibly compromising the personal data of 4 million current and former federal employees, and investigators were probing whether the culprits were based in China, US officials said on Thursday. In the latest in a string of intrusions into US agencies’ high-tech systems, the Office …

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Phishing attack on Net overseers

Hackers have managed to penetrate the network used by the organisation that oversees the net. Icann, which administers the net’s addressing system, said spoofed emails were used to reach an internal network. The attackers used this access to steal lists of contact and login information for people who control some …

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