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  1. trump campaign
    Trump Campaign Website Hacked in Apparent Cryptocurrency ScamA message up for around 30 minutes baselessly claimed that voters would soon learn that “the trump-gov is involved in the origin of the coronavirus.”
  2. hacked
    Mariah Carey’s Twitter Account Hacked, Used to Post Offensive TweetsThe group behind the hack of Jack Dorsey’s account is suspected.
  3. nikki haley
    Haley Used Unsecured Emails for Classified Info Because She Lost Her PasswordIf she runs for president, will she face “Lock her up!” chants?
  4. the digital age
    Someone Blackmailed Bella Thorne With Her Nudes, So She Decided to Post Them“For too long I let a man take advantage of me over and over and I’m fucking sick of it.”
  5. election security
    Wrong Kind of Security: Georgia Obstructs Overseas Voter RegistrationA state — and a Secretary of State — famous for lax election security and hostility to voting rights makes an odd decision.
  6. cyber security
    Microsoft Uncovers More Russian Hacking Attempts Ahead of MidtermsThe company seized six sites targeting the U.S. Senate and conservative think tanks, which were created by hackers linked to the Russian government.
  7. hackers
    Hacker Leaks Fake Nudes of Lili ReinhartShortly after someone hacked her boyfriend and Riverdale co-star, Cole Sprouse.
  8. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Celebrates DOJ Arrest of Alleged Arby’s HackersOur elections might remain vulnerable, but your secret Double Beef ‘N Cheddar habit will finally see justice.
  9. How Realistic Are Hollywood Hacking Scenes?“Type ‘cookie,’ you idiot!”
  10. What’s New on Amazon Prime: March 2018The Secret of N.I.M.H., Amélie, Sneaky Pete’s new season, and more.
  11. hackers
    Hackers Threaten to Publish Plastic-Surgery Photos of RoyalsA group known as the Dark Overlord stole photos from a high-profile plastic surgeon in London.
  12. oops
    Email Prankster Reportedly Fooled Several High-Ranking White House OfficialsAnthony Scaramucci and Eric Trump were among the targets.
  13. security breaches
    Hackers Apparently Stole Credit-Card Data From ‘Most’ of Chipotle’s RestaurantsThe breach is a bit worse than the chain initially disclosed.
  14. Popular Restaurant App Says 17 Million Customer Emails and Passwords Were StolenIt claims users’ payment info remains secure.
  15. People in ’90s Movies Had No Idea How Computers Worked▶️ It’s embarrassing, really.
  16. security breaches
    Chipotle Is Investigating ‘Unauthorized Activity’ on Its Payment SystemIt sounds like the burrito chain could have been hacked.
  17. security breaches
    Arby’s Warns It Has Suffered a Massive Security BreachAn industry insider calls it “probably one of the biggest numbers I’ve heard.”
  18. Assessing the Case That Our Election Might Have Been HackedYou don’t have to buy it to accept that our voting machines are unacceptably vulnerable.
  19. hackers of the rich and the famous
    The Hacker Behind the Hollywood Nude-Photo Scandal Has Been SentencedHe faces 18 months in jail.
  20. hack the planet
    NBC Is Adapting 1992 Hacker Film Sneakers for TVThe original film starred Robert Redford and Ben Kingsley.
  21. Early and Often
    Poll: Half of Trump Supporters Don’t Trust the Vote CountA new poll indicates that Trump’s ongoing perpetuation of the myth of voter fraud is working.
  22. Hacked Emails Detail Movements of Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, and Michelle ObamaThe emails stolen from a low-level Democratic operative also contain private information on donors and Secret Service agents.
  23. early and often
    Suspected Russian Hackers Hit the Democratic Party AgainDNC interim chair Donna Brazile suggested Russia is trying to help out Donald Trump.
  24. Report: Foreign Hackers May Have Breached Two States’ Election DatabasesArizona and Illinois were allegedly targeted.
  25. law and order
    U.S. Court Finds Russian Lawmaker’s Son Guilty of Hacking, Identity TheftProsecutors say he is “one of the most prolific credit card traffickers in history.”
  26. spy games
    Russian Hackers Also Targeted Trump Campaign, GOPAttacks took place over an extended period of time and targeted multiple Republican organizations.
  27. cybersecurity
    Envisioning the Hack That Could Take Down New York CityThe day cars drove themselves into walls and the hospitals froze. A scenario that could happen based on what already has.
  28. hackers
    Alert Taylor Swift: Someone Hacked Katy Perry’s Twitter Account Apparently, she did not write, “Miss u baby @TaylorSwift13.”
  29. The Chain Gang
    Domino’s Amateur App Let Hackers Order Unlimited Free PizzaThe company says the issue “was resolved very quickly.”
  30. Misspelling Foils Hackers’ $800 Million CyberheistBut they still got a lot of money before the theft was detected.
  31. Apple Opposes Order to Unlock San Bernardino Shooter’s PhoneApple claims that unlocking Syed Farook’s iPhone would threaten the cybersecurity of all Americans.
  32. Hackers Replace ISIS Site With Viagra Ad and Message: ‘Too Much ISIS’“Too many people are into this ISIS-stuff,” the site now reads.
  33. myth-busting
    5 Major Tech Myths Perpetuated by TV and FilmWe’re looking at you, SVU.
  34. the zine report
    This All-Women Tech Zine Arrived Right on TimeIssue one of The Recompiler is out now.
  35. hackers
    Hackers Claim They’ve Posted the Stolen Ashley Madison User DataIt hasn’t been verified, so don’t start searching for married dudes just yet. (And maybe just hold off forever.)
  36. women’s rights
    Planned Parenthood’s Site Has Been Shut Down by Hackers“This is a new low for anti-abortion extremists,” a spokesperson for the organization said.
  37. what goes around comes around
    Hackers Spite Millions of Private CheatersThey’re threatening to leak the personal information of 37 million Ashley Madison users if the site isn’t shut down.
  38. oops
    22.1 Million People Compromised in Hack of Government Personnel DataIf you even know someone who’s had a background check, you may be affected.
  39. government
    Every Single Federal Employee HackedA government worker union says that the latest cyberattack against the U.S. was worse than originally reported. 
  40. Fraudulent Activities
    Eataly Admits to Massive Security BreachHackers probably stole your information while you purchased fancy olive oil.
  41. Mobile Payments
    Hackers Have Apparently Figured Out How to Drain Customers’ StarbucksHere’s another password you’re going to want to update.
  42. hackerz
    Hackers Hit Health Insurer Anthem, Steal Data on Millions of CustomersIt’s probably the biggest breach of a health insurer ever.
  43. Pod People
    The ‘Freedom Clip’ Will Permanently Jailbreak Your Keurig 2.0Time to bust out some unauthorized K-Cups.
  44. hacking
    Taylor Swift’s Twitter Was HackedBy the Lizard Squad.
  45. islamic state watch
    The CentCom Hacker May Be a British 20-Year-OldCue grumblings about millennials.
  46. conspiracy theories
    What If North Korea Didn’t Hack Sony?: 4 Alternate TheoriesMany don’t buy the U.S. government’s explanation.
  47. Video Feed
    Hackers Beat Keurig’s Coffee-Pod-Verification System With Scissors andThat didn’t take long at all.
  48. scary things
    A Creepy Hacker Site Is Streaming Nanny CamsThe site shows 4,500 U.S.-based webcams.
  49. Hackers
    A Lot of Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck Pop-up Seats Are Going to ScammersThe chef has a Taylor Swift-size scalping problem.
  50. machine age
    The Rise of the Hacker Bounty HunterSymbiotically capitalizing on tech companies’ soft spots.
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