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US Justice Department Confirms It Was Victim of SolarWinds Hack

US Justice Department Confirms It Was Victim of SolarWinds Hack

The U.S. Department of Justice confirmed on Wednesday that it had been the victim of a massive hacking operation linked...

SolarWinds Hack ‘Likely Russian’, US Intelligence Confirms

SolarWinds Hack ‘Likely Russian’, US Intelligence Confirms

U.S. intelligence officials investigating last month’s massive cybersecurity breach that impacted thousands of companies and dozens of government agencies warn...

US Intelligence Confirms SolarWinds Hack ‘Likely Russian’

US Intelligence Confirms SolarWinds Hack ‘Likely Russian’

U.S. intelligence officials investigating last month’s massive cybersecurity breach that impacted thousands of companies and dozens of government agencies warn...

Trump Bans Transactions with 8 Chinese Apps Including Alipay

Trump Bans Transactions with 8 Chinese Apps Including Alipay

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order banning transactions with eight Chinese software applications, including Ant Group’s...

Online Collaboration Tool Slack Suffers Global Outage

Online Collaboration Tool Slack Suffers Global Outage

Online communication and collaboration service Slack reported a global outage Monday, as millions returned to work after the Christmas and...

Google Employees Form Workers’ Union in United States

Google Employees Form Workers’ Union in United States

More than 200 Google employees in the United States have formed a workers’ union, the elected leaders of the union...

SolarWinds Hackers Accessed Microsoft Source Code, Microsoft Says

SolarWinds Hackers Accessed Microsoft Source Code, Microsoft Says

The hacking group behind the SolarWinds compromise was able to break into Microsoft Corp. and access some of its source...

US Approves Delivery Drones Over Populated Areas

US Approves Delivery Drones Over Populated Areas

In the not-so-distant future, America’s evening skies could be filled with the buzzing sounds of delivery drones.On Monday, the Federal Aviation...

Pandemic Helper? Technology Succeeds, Falls Short During the Crisis

Pandemic Helper? Technology Succeeds, Falls Short During the Crisis

People around the world turned to technology to help them get through the pandemic, but in some key ways tech...

Suspected Russian Hackers Used Microsoft Vendors to Breach Customers 

Suspected Russian Hackers Used Microsoft Vendors to Breach Customers 

The suspected Russian hackers behind the worst U.S. cyberattack in years used reseller access to Microsoft Corp. services to penetrate...

SolarWinds Hackers ‘Impacting’ State, Local Governments, US Cyber Agency Says

SolarWinds Hackers ‘Impacting’ State, Local Governments, US Cyber Agency Says

The U.S. cybersecurity agency said on Wednesday that a sprawling cyber espionage campaign made public earlier this month is affecting...

Twitter Followers of US Government Accounts Won’t Transfer to Biden

Twitter Followers of US Government Accounts Won’t Transfer to Biden

Twitter said Tuesday it would not automatically transfer the millions of followers of official Trump administration accounts to the incoming...