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Candidate in UK’s Labour Party says he was targeted by Russian hackers

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

Ben Bradshaw, who has spoken up about Russian interference in British politics, has revealed the contents of a suspicious email he received.

The Dark Overlord hacking suspect who's fighting extradition to the U.S. is running out of options

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Nathan Wyatt could be on his way to the U.S. before the end of the year. The group known as the Dark Overlord has been tied to a series of attacks on U.S. schools, health care providers and Netflix.

UK's Labour Party says it has repelled a DDoS attack

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called the attack “very serious,” and potentially “a sign of things to come.”

APT groups are exploiting outdated VPNs to spy on international targets, U.K. and U.S. warn

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Microsoft warned back in August that suspected Chinese hackers were trying to use VPNs as intelligence-gathering tools.

Teenager arrested in UK for allegedly hacking 'world-famous' musicians

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Lone hackers have been known to go after data stored by celebrities in the cloud. Law enforcement did not name the musicians who were hacked.

Facebook purges accounts for spreading hate speech, this time in the U.K. and Romania

by Joe Warminsky • 9 months ago

The social media giant says it shut down dozens of accounts, pages and groups intended to "engage in hate speech and spread divisive comments on both sides of the political debate" in the United Kingdom and in Romania.

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