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Democrats Hit by Another Hacking One Week After DNC Email Leak

CRIME | Jul 30
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee says it has been hacked. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid has the details.

Campaign Chair Denies Financial Relationship Between Trump and Russia

Jul 27
As Russia is accused of hacking Democratic National Committee emails to influence the U.S. presidential elections, Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's campaign chairman, joins "CBS This Morning."

Zuckerberg Hacking Serves as Reminder to Change Passwords

PERSONAL TECH | By Bree Fowler | Jun 8
Mark Zuckerberg's rarely used Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest accounts were briefly compromised on Sunday, serving as a reminder that everyone is susceptible to hacking.

Ukrainian Hacker Admits Plotting to Use Stolen News Releases

PERSONAL TECH | May 19
A Ukrainian hacker pleaded guilty Monday to his role in an international scheme that used stolen unpublished news releases to make $30 million in profits.

German Intelligence Agency Warns of Russian Cybersabotage

PERSONAL TECH | May 15
The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has warned that Russia is being increasingly aggressive in its cyberwar activities.

Digital Spring Cleaning: 4 'Cyber Hygiene' Tips to Stay Safe

PERSONAL TECH | By Bree Fowler | May 7
Spring cleaning isn't just about tossing old furniture and torn clothing: It's a great time to clear out your digital clutter and make sure you're protected against hackers.

Lithuania Govt Websites Hit by Cyberattacks for 3rd Time

PERSONAL TECH | Apr 23
Lithuanian officials say government websites have been hit by cyberattacks for the third time this month.

Philippine Voter Data Hacked but Polls to Go Ahead

PERSONAL TECH | By Teresa Cerojano | Apr 22
The hacking of a Philippine election database may have exposed the personal information of all 55 million registered voters, but will not undermine May 9 national elections.

Russia, China Are Greatest Cyberthreats, but Iran is Growing

PERSONAL TECH | By Lolita C. Baldor | Apr 9
Russia and China present the greatest cyber security threat to the U.S., but Iran is trying to increase and spend more on its capabilities, the Navy admiral in charge of the military's Cyber Command told Congress Tuesday.

Hackers Broke into Hospitals Despite Software Flaw Warnings

PERSONAL TECH | By Tami Abdollah | Apr 8
The hackers who seriously disrupted operations at a large hospital chain recently and held some data hostage broke into a computer server left vulnerable despite urgent public warnings since at least 2007.

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