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Apple CEO Tim Cook.

A 16-year-old managed to hack Apple, steal a whole bunch of secure files, and access customer accounts

An Australian teenager has reportedly pleaded guilty to hacking Apple, stealing 90 gigabytes of secure files, and accessing customer accounts. Apple identified and reported the hack to the FBI. It said 'at no point during this incident' was personal user data compromised.
Capt. Peter Nilsen, commander of guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea, oversees operations from the ship's bridge, June 14, 2017.

The US Navy’s top officer says defending against Russian jamming ‘is an emerging part of our business’

Russia's increasingly active naval forces are making more use of electronic-warfare activities at sea in an effort to disrupt US operations, according to Adm. John Richardson, the Navy's chief of operations.

Southeast Asia nations seek cybersecurity deal with Russia after series of hacks

Singapore recently suffered its worst ever cyberattack when hackers stole the personal information of about 1.5 million people, including those of PM Lee Hsien Loong.
A group of 364 prison inmates in Idaho correctional facilities hacked JPay tablets to steal nearly $225,000.

Hundreds of inmates across Idaho’s prisons hacked tablets in a mass scheme to steal more than $200,000

A group of 364 prison inmates in Idaho correctional facilities hacked hand-held computer tablets to collectively steal nearly $225,000, officials have said. The inmates used the popular JPay tablets to transfer the funds into their own accounts by exploiting a "vulnerability" within the device.

DNA-testing company 23andMe has signed a $300 million deal with a drug giant. Here’s how to delete your data if that freaks you out.

Genetics-testing companies like Ancestry and 23andMe can — and frequently do — sell your data to drugmakers. A $300 million deal between 23andMe and the pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline is the latest example. If that has you thinking about how these companies use your data, here's how to delete it.
Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Facebook won’t say if it has evidence of Russian meddling in the upcoming 2018 US elections

Are we going to see a repeat of the 2016 Russian propaganda campaign later this year? Facebook refuses to say.

Russian hackers infiltrated US power networks and had the ability to trigger massive blackouts

Russian hackers infiltrated US electric utilities networks, which affected "hundreds of victims" and could have caused widespread blackouts. Monday marked the first time the Department of Homeland Security had provided detailed information about the incident in an unclassified setting.

Personal info of 1.5m SingHealth patients, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, stolen in Singapore’s most serious cyber attack

In what is believed to be a state-sponsored attack, the hackers infiltrated the computers of SingHealth.
US airmen control an Air Force drone from a command trailer at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan March 9, 2016.

A desperate hacker tried selling US military files for $150 — only to find no one wanted them

The sensitive information the hacker attempted to sell included a maintenance manual of the MQ-9A Reaper drone, a list of airmen assigned to a Reaper drone unit, manuals on how to suppress improvised explosive devices, and an M1 Abrams tank manual.
Polish soldiers use an anti-aircraft cannon to simulate engaging enemy aircraft during a multinational exercise as part of Saber Strike 18 in Poland, June 14, 2018.

NATO troops on the front line with Russia are taking new steps to protect against electronic attacks

NATO forces in Eastern Europe are taking new steps to prepare for electronic warfare, a sign of the growing threat posed by cyberattacks amid heightened tensions between Russia and NATO.