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San Francisco's Public Railway System Hit by Hackers

Some passengers on San Francisco's public railway enjoyed free rides during part of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend after hackers infiltrated hundreds of its workers' computers and email accounts.

Microsoft: Windows Flaw Used by Hackers Linked to Russians

PERSONAL TECH | By Brandon Bailey | Nov 3
Microsoft says a newly discovered flaw in its Windows software was used by a hacking group that other researchers have linked to Russia's government and computer intrusions at the Democratic National Committee.

Hackers Apparently Fooled Clinton Official with Bogus Email

New evidence appears to show how hackers earlier this year stole more than 50,000 emails of Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, an audacious electronic attack blamed on Russia's government.

Trump Denials Notwithstanding, Intelligence Officials Point to Russia in Democratic Hacks

PERSONAL TECH | By Deb Reichmann | Oct 21
Actually, the U.S. government says it does have an idea, and has concluded it was Russia who hacked into the Democratic National Committee

Hacks, Email Leaks Could Sway Election Weeks Away

PERSONAL TECH | By Jack Gillum | Sep 7
Whether it's newly disclosed Democratic Party emails or someone tampering with voting machines, this year's presidential election could come with hacking intrigue like none before it.

Homeland Security Investigating Leslie Jones Website Hack

Department of Homeland Security investigators said Thursday they are investigating the hack of Leslie Jones' website that revealed several private details of the actress-comedian's life.

Zuckerberg Hacking Serves as Reminder to Change Passwords

PERSONAL TECH | By Bree Fowler | Jun 8
Mark Zuckerberg's rarely used Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest accounts were briefly compromised on Sunday, serving as a reminder that everyone is susceptible to hacking.

Hackers Broke into Hospitals Despite Software Flaw Warnings

PERSONAL TECH | By Tami Abdollah | Apr 8
The hackers who seriously disrupted operations at a large hospital chain recently and held some data hostage broke into a computer server left vulnerable despite urgent public warnings since at least 2007.

South America Hacker Team Targets Dissidents, Journalists

PERSONAL TECH | By Frank Bajak | Dec 13
A shadowy cyber-espionage group that sent malware to the prosecutor whose mysterious death transfixed Argentina early this year has been hitting targets in left-leaning nations across South America.

Homeland Official Asks Black Hat Crowd to Build Trust

LEGAL | By Bree Fowler | Aug 10
A top Obama administration official says the government and the data security community need to focus on building trust so information about cyber threats can be shared between them for the greater good.

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