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Obama puts 'malicious cyber actors' on notice

A new executive order lets the US Attorney General and the Secretaries of Treasury and State go after cyberattackers "where it really hurts -- at their bottom line."

By April 1, 2015

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Inmate posts Facebook selfies from prison van

Technically Incorrect: A West Virginia inmate somehow gets hold of a cell phone and merrily posts away, while in handcuffs. But where did he get the phone?

By April 30, 2016

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Sony CEO: We were the victim of a vicious and malicious hack

Kazuo Hirai discussed being the target of "extortionist efforts of criminals" who hacked Sony Pictures for making the political satire film, "The Interview."

By January 5, 2015

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iPhones vulnerable to malware right out of the box

Though iPhones tweaked by users have been hit by malicious software before, the new "AceDeceiver" malware, spotted in China, can infect factory-configured iPhones.

By March 16, 2016

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Zuckerberg blasts Facebook staff for defacing Black Lives Matter slogan

The social network's chief executive calls the behavior "malicious" and hurtful to the entire Facebook community. And it's not the first time employees have been called out for doing it.

By February 25, 2016

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New iOS malware tricks its way onto iPhones in China and Taiwan

The malicious software, called YiSpecter, hijacks apps and the Safari browser to show full-page ads. It fools users into installing it by claiming to circumvent China's Web censorship.

By October 5, 2015

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Every Android device is vulnerable to newly discovered bugs

With two new "Stagefright" vulnerabilities discovered, almost every Android device ever released is vulnerable to malicious hackers. Fixing the bug isn't simple.

By October 1, 2015

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AT&T sales reps accused of scheming to unlock phones

A lawsuit alleges the former employees put malicious software on work computers so they could help untether discounted phones from AT&T contracts.

By September 18, 2015

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Malware attacks App Store, Apple pulls infected apps

Apple continues to be a tempting target. Hackers find a way to infect high-profile, trusted apps with malicious code. One firm offers $1 million to anyone that can hack the new iOS 9 software for iPhones and iPads -- and not tell Apple.

By September 21, 2015

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Malware attacks App Store, Apple pulls infected apps

Apple continues to be a tempting target. Hackers find a way to infect high-profile, trusted apps with malicious code. One firm offers $1 million to anyone that can hack the new iOS 9 software for iPhones and iPads -- and not tell Apple.

By September 21, 2015