Hacking

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Voting begins in final round of French presidential election

Polling takes place against background of hacking that is clearly an attempt at democratic destabilisation Voting is underway in the final round of Frances presidential race after a warned that it could be a criminal offence to publish the tens of thousands of hacked emails and other documents some reportedly fake amid an electioneering blackout

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Russia's London embassy: UK preparing anti-Moscow witch-hunt

Foreign secretary tells incoming US administration that Russia and Putin have been up to all sorts of very dirty tricks The Russian embassy in London has accused the Foreign Office of preparing to mount a witch-hunt against Moscow in the wake of allegations by the UK foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, that Russia has been up

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FBI and Homeland Security detail Russian hacking campaign in new report

Experts say report is too little too late and comes after several others from private sector detailing alleged exploits of groups Fancy Bear and Cozy Bear The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and FBI have released an analysis of the allegedly Russian government-sponsored hacking groups blamed for breaching several different parts of the Democratic

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Nigerian man charged in hacking of Los Angeles county emails

Kelvin Onaghinor faces nine counts, including identity theft, in case that might have exposed personal data of more than 750,000 people A Nigerian national has been charged in connection with a hack of Los Angeles County emails that might have exposed personal data from more than 750,000 people who had business with county departments, officials

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Canada military recruitment website suffers hack

Users redirected to Chinese governments main page; defence ministry investigating but identity of hackers is unknown The Canadian armed forces recruitment website was hacked on Thursday, redirecting would-be recruits to the Chinese governments main page instead, a military spokeswoman said. Visitors to the Canadas then Conservative government took the unusual step of singling out Chinese-based