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Hand-Delivered Hacking: Malicious USBs Left in Mailboxes

PERSONAL TECH | By Raphael Satter | Sep 26
There are signs that cybercriminals are experimenting with hand-delivery of malware to people's homes.

Top Democrats Say They've Concluded That Russia Behind Hacks

PERSONAL TECH | By Deb Reichmann | Sep 24
The top Democrats on the House and Senate intelligence committees said Thursday that they have concluded that Russian intelligence agencies are making a "serious and concerted effort" to influence the U.S. presidential election.

Report Details Missed Opportunities to Stop OPM Cyber Breach

PERSONAL TECH | By Eric Tucker | Sep 10
A new congressional report provides previously undisclosed details and a behind-the-scenes chronology of one of the worst-ever cyberattacks on the United States, laying out missed opportunities before the break-in.

Hackers Posing As Tech Support Wreak Havoc

Hackers are sending pop-up messages posing as tech support to break into people's computers. CBS News' Marlie Hall reports on how to avoid the scam.

FBI: Foreign Hackers Targeted Two State Election Systems

The FBI is investigating possible database hacks targeting Illinois and Arizona's state election systems.

Comey: FBI Wants 'Adult Conversation' on Device Encryption

PERSONAL TECH | By Eric Tucker | Aug 31
Widespread encryption built into smartphones is "making more and more of the room that we are charged to investigate dark," FBI Director James Comey said in a cybersecurity symposium.

Eddie Bauer Says Retail Store Registers Hit by Malware

Eddie Bauer says its retail stores' point-of-sale systems were infected with malware earlier this year, possibly giving hackers access to customers' payment card information.

FBI Chief Calls for National Talk Over Encryption vs. Safety

PERSONAL TECH | By Paul Elias | Aug 10
The FBI's director said Friday the agency is collecting data to present next year in hopes of sparking a national conversation about law enforcement's increasing inability to access encrypted electronic devices.

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."

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