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AP sources: US struck Iranian military computers this week

Jun. 22, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems on Thursday as President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike in response to Iran's downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, U.S. officials said Saturday. Two...

The Latest: Slack up 49% in value after 1st trading day

Jun. 20, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Slack's IPO (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Slack's newly public shares aren't slacking off. The work messaging service's shares debuted on the New York Stock Exchange at $38.50 and rose slightly to close at $38.62. That's 49% above the $26 reference price set by the exchange...

Top Russian internet firm reportedly under pressure on data

Jun. 4, 2019 11:11 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's leading internet company said Tuesday that it's committed to data privacy as it responded to reports that the national intelligence agency is pressuring it into handing over encryption keys. Arguably Russia's most successful internet company, privately owned Yandex is vulnerable to...

Ethiopian pilot pleaded for training weeks before Max crash

May. 29, 2019 6:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Just days after a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max nosedived in Indonesia and killed all 189 people aboard, an Ethiopian Airlines pilot began pleading with his bosses for more training on the Max, warning that crews could easily be overwhelmed in a crisis and that one of their planes could be the...

Feds: DeVos used personal emails for work in 'limited' cases

May. 20, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used her personal email accounts for government business and has not always properly saved the messages, according to an internal investigation released Monday. The agency's Office of Inspector General, which was investigating at the request of House Democrats, said...

Criticized Maryland chancellor won't seek contract extension

May. 16, 2019 2:58 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The chancellor of Maryland's university system said Thursday he will step down next year, after state lawmakers cut funding from the system's budget by an amount equal to his annual salary to express displeasure in the system's handling of a University of Maryland football player's...

Phishing email leads to Oregon State Hospital data breach

May. 13, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Officials say patients' health information may have been compromised after a phishing email was sent to an Oregon State Hospital employee earlier this month. The Statesman Journal reports Oregon Health Authority officials said patient information was exposed after the employee opened the...

Lawyers for Navy SEAL charged with killing Islamic State prisoner say prosecutors planted tracking software in emails

May. 13, 2019 11:51 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for Navy SEAL charged with killing Islamic State prisoner say prosecutors planted tracking software in emails.

Idaho agency says client information may have been revealed

May. 9, 2019 3:10 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare says one of its contractors fell for an email phishing scheme, and personal information belonging to more than 2,000 clients might have been revealed. The agency in a news release on Thursday says that clients will receive a notification in the...

Debt collectors to use email, texts under new Trump rules

May. 7, 2019 5:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Debt collectors will be able to start contacting borrowers via text and email under new regulations proposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The rules released Tuesday are an update to debt collection regulations enacted in the 1970s, which never took into account changes in...