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 •  November 12

ATLANTA -- The federal investigators looking into the breach that exposed personal information maintained by the Equifax credit report company are used to dealing with high-profile hacks and the challenges they present. The U.S. attorney's office and FBI in Atlanta have prosecuted developers and promoters of the SpyEye and Citadel malware toolkits,...

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 •  November 10

There's some unsettling news about one of America's most widely-used jetliners. In a test, experts working with Homeland Security hacked into a Boeing 757. The team of researchers needed only two days in September 2016 to remotely hack into a 757 parked at the airport in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Speaking at a conference this week, Robert Hickey...

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 •  October 16

CBS News has learned that in an unprecedented effort to enhance election security ahead of the 2018 midterms, select state officials will be given access to some of the most sensitive information about the extent of the 2016 cyberattacks, but that access will require them to submit to the time-consuming and lengthy process of filling out federal...

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 •  September 25

LONDON — A cyberattack hit the email system of accounting company Deloitte, compromising some clients' data, the company acknowledged Monday. The company said in a statement that "very few clients" were affected by the attack, which was reportedly discovered in March. It has launched an investigation into the attack, and has notified government...

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 •  September 6

A well-known cybersecurity company says hackers have been targeting the energy sector in the United States. Symantec, a major cyber firm, says in a new report that hackers codenamed "Dragonfly" have been able to infiltrate energy sector computer networks with malicious emails, so-called "watering hole" attacks, and "Trojanized" software. The...

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 •  September 6

A well-known cybersecurity company says Russian hackers have been targeting the energy sector in the United States. Symantec, a major cyber firm, says in a new report that Russian hackers codenamed "Dragonfly" have been able to infiltrate energy sector computer networks with malicious emails, so-called "watering hole" attacks, and "Trojanized"...

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 •  August 22

WASHINGTON -- Rob Joyce, the Trump administration's cybersecurity coordinator, said Tuesday the U.S. is lacking 300,000 cybersecurity experts needed to defend the country. He also had a warning for the public about using software from Kaspersky Lab. U.S. officials believe the company has ties to the Kremlin -- and the federal government has vowed...

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 •  August 21

Watch "CBSN: On Assignment" on Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS and on our streaming network CBSN. Since 2015, almost all healthcare organizations have reported at least one cyberattack. The largest U.S. hospital attacked in the U.S. 2017 was Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, New York, and they're still feeling the effects. Dr. Jennifer Pugh...

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 •  August 6

Former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Sunday he is concerned that the U.S. remains "vulnerable" to election meddling, and that the cyber threat facing the U.S. is "going to get worse before it gets better." "The Department of Homeland Security very much was on alert on Election Day and in the days leading up to it, along...

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 •  August 3

A security researcher who stopped an outbreak of the WannaCry ransomware earlier this has been arrested and detained after attending the Def Con cybersecurity conference in Las Vegas. Marcus Hutchins, 22, a British national, was arrested at Las Vegas airport on Wednesday. A Justice Department spokesperson confirmed that his arrest is in relation to...