Technology Issues

Lithuanian court OKs extradition in US phishing case

Aug 11, 2017

A Lithuanian court says a businessman suspected of tricking more than $100 million out of Google and Facebook in an elaborate cybercrime case should be extradited to the United States

Critics say vote fraud panel could create target for hackers

Aug 9, 2017

An Associated Press tally shows 14 states plus the District of Columbia say they won't give information about registered voters to President Donald Trump's voter fraud commission

Take down: Hackers looking to shut down factories for pay

Aug 9, 2017

Online thieves are increasingly hitting today's just-in-time manufacturing sector with cyberattacks that demand ransom to make computer malware go away.

Thai journalist charged with sedition for online comments

Aug 8, 2017

A prominent journalist in Thailand has been charged with sedition and violation of the country's computer law for online postings concerning politics

The Latest: HBO says email system not breached 'as a whole'

Aug 8, 2017

HBO repeated its earlier assertion that it doesn't believe its entire email system has been compromised by hackers

UK plans to strengthen online 'right to be forgotten'

Aug 7, 2017

Britain plans to strengthen the online 'right to be forgotten' with a law making social media companies delete personal information on request

Nigerian man charged in US school districts phishing scam

Aug 4, 2017

Federal prosecutors say a Nigerian citizen has been arrested in a scheme to obtain personal information of school employees in Connecticut and Minnesota and file bogus tax returns

Hacker who helped stop global cyberattack arrested in US

Aug 3, 2017

Computer expert who helped stop global cyberattack is detained in Las Vegas

Senate passes legislation to ensure no halt in FDA reviews

Aug 3, 2017

The Senate passed legislation Thursday increasing the user fees that drug and medical device makers pay

Is there finally some relief from annoying robocalls?

Aug 2, 2017

Tens of millions of "robocalls" pester Americans every day. But some tools can help.

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