DOJ accuses WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of recruiting hackers

The Justice Department is levelling more accusations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange — though not new charges. Officials have filed a superseding indictment against

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AG Barr seeks ‘legislative solution’ to make companies unlock phones

Last December, a Saudi Arabian cadet training with the US military opened fire at Naval Air Station Pensacola, killing three soldiers and wounding eight

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FBI and DHS accuse Chinese hackers of targeting U.S. COVID-19 research

In a rare joint public statement, the FBI and Homeland Security’s cybersecurity advisory unit CISA have accused top Chinese hackers of trying to steal

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US Marshals says prisoners’ personal information stolen in data breach

A data breach at the U.S. Marshals Service exposed the personal information of current and former prisoners, TechCrunch has learned. A letter, sent to

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Judge denies Twitter effort to reveal US surveillance requests

Twitter has been thwarted in its six-year battle to offer greater transparency for US surveillance requests. District Judge Yvonne Gonalez Rogers has denied Twitter’s

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YouTube sellers found touting bogus coronavirus vaccines and masks

YouTube has been criticized for continuing to host coronavirus disinformation on its video sharing platform during a global health emergency. Two US advocacy groups

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Justice Dept. files its first coronavirus takedown: a bogus vaccine website

U.S. federal prosecutors have filed and won a temporary restraining order against a website offering a fraudulent coronavirus vaccine, which the Justice Department said

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SoftBank reportedly balks at commitment to buy $3B in shares from WeWork shareholders

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that SoftBank Group is using regulatory investigations as a way to back out of its commitment to buy

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US threatens to pull big tech’s immunities if child abuse isn’t curbed

The Department of Justice is proposing a set of voluntary principles that take aim at tech giants in an effort to combat online sexual

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