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Adrian Lamo, left, with Kevin Mitnick, and Kevin Poulsen in 2001.

Adrian Lamo, the hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning, has died at 37

Lamo's father announced his death Friday on Facebook. It's unclear how Lamo, who was convicted of hacking the New York Times, died.

Over 10,000 private Twitter messages from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange have been leaked — read Assange’s thoughts on Hillary Clinton, ...

The leaked messages span over two years, and cover an array of topics from the 2016 US election to Assange's disdain for transgender people.
Projection of cyber code on hooded man is pictured in this illustration picture

A shadowy Russian tried to lure US officials into falling for ‘kompromat’ on Trump

US officials paid a Russian intermediary $100,000 to recover stolen NSA cyberweapons. Instead of delivering them, the Russian provided unverified dirt on Trump.

Insider Inc. held its second-ever hackathon — these are some of the top ideas our tech teams came up with

If you were given one week to build something new or innovative that would benefit people or your company, what would you create?

Looking to buy some stolen credit card numbers? Just head to Facebook

Stolen credit card numbers are available in abundance on Facebook.
Tether's website.

Cryptocurrency Tether, hit by a $31 million hack, calls criticism ‘uninformed and baseless’

The hack led to speculation online and in the press that Tether did not hold the dollar reserves it claims are backing its cryptocurrency.
Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko awards Russian servicemen during the Zapad 2017 war games in Belarus, September 20, 2017.

Russia practiced electronic warfare on its own troops during a massive military exercise this year

"The amount of jamming of their own troops surprised me," Estonia's military-intelligence chief said. "It was at a level we haven’t seen."

The NHS has huge security issues and needs to ‘get their act together’ after the WannaCry attack

A government report has slammed the NHS after the devastating ransomware attack earlier in 2017.

There’s a new ransomware attack called ‘Bad Rabbit’ spreading in Europe

The malware is everywhere from Russia to Japan, and it's full of hidden 'Game of Thrones' references.
Hackers could hijack the devices and use them to surreptitiously send messages to children.

Security flaws in child smartwatches mean hackers can use them to spy on kids’ locations

The devices could be hijacked and used to eavesdrop on children — or even send them messages, researchers found.