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Ecuador has complex relations with Assange

Hours after Julian Assange was ousted from his diplomatic refuge at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, the country released a laundry list of alleged transgressions which brought the WikiLeaks founder's seven-year residency to an end.

Ukrainian hackers used quizzes to access private Facebook data

A pair of Ukrainian hackers used seemingly innocuous online quizzes and surveys, with titles like "What does your eye color say about you?," to gain access to private Facebook user data and to target users with "unauthorized" advertisements, the social media company says.

Hackers target Instagram influencers

A blue verified badge on Instagram is among the most sought after status symbols in the digital world, a must-have for many so-called influencers. But now a group of hackers are taking advantages of our obsession with appraisal online.

Election officials' concerns turn to information warfare

As hackers sit down to break into dozens of voting machines here in Las Vegas this weekend, some state and local election officials that have flown in to witness the spectacle at one of the world's largest hacking conventions are becoming increasingly concerned about another threat to November's midterm elections: information warfare.

US warns of North Korea cyber campaign, days after historic summit

The US Department of Homeland Security said that it has identified malicious cyber activity by the North Korean government, according to a new report released on Thursday, just days after the historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

MSNBC host Joy Reid apologizes for incendiary old blog posts

After months of scrutiny and questions surrounding her now-shuttered blog, MSNBC Joy Reid offered a unconditional apology on Friday, saying she is a better person today than when she wrote a number of incendiary blog posts more than a decade ago.

US, UK issue joint warning on Russian hackers

Russian hackers are trying to gain access to the devices that control the flow of internet traffic, the US and UK warned Monday in an alert for organizations and individuals worldwide.

Hackers bring ATM 'jackpotting' to the U.S.

The Secret Service is warning banks about a hacking scheme called "jackpotting" that lets someone steal money from ATMs. It's the first time this type of scheme has made its way to the United States.