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FBI didn't warn gov't officials, others that Fancy Bear hacks targeted private gmail

A two-month probe of the 19,000 lines of targeting data provided by SecureWorks found that 500 U.S. persons who were in the Kremlin's sights and of 80 of them interviewed only two who had received FBI warnings.

Facebook tool will let users view Russian-placed pages, Instagram accounts

Rocked by accusations that it helped a Russian propaganda campaign designed to sow division in the U.S. and influence the presidential election, Facebook has attempted to make amends.

Al Jazeera sites being hacked, FBI assisting in investigation

An FBI team is onsite in Qatar following "systematic and continual hacking attempts" on the websites and other digital platforms of the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Putin says 'patriotic hackers,' may have interfered in U.S. election

"Patriotic hackers," akin to "artists," may have come to the defense of Russia, President Vladmir Putin said at the St. Petersburg Economic Forum.

WannaCry fallout: is hoarding exploits, delaying fixes ever justified?

With the lethality of WannaCry being blamed on the NSA's EternalBlue exploit, we asked the cyber-security industry about the wisdom of allowing intelligence agencies to stockpile zero days.

Election hack? "Could've been China," Trump says

It "could've been China," President Trump told an interviewer who asked about the hack into the 2016 presidential election.