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Jim Finkle

UPDATE 2-Medtronic disables pacemaker programmer updates over hack concern

Oct 11 2018

NEW YORK, Oct 11 Medical device maker Medtronic Plc has disabled internet updates for some 34,000 CareLink programming devices that healthcare providers around the world use to access implanted pacemakers, saying the system was vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Facebook says hackers did not use stolen logins on third-party sites

Oct 02 2018

NEW YORK Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that investigators have determined that hackers did not access other sites that use the social networking site's single sign-on in a massive cyberattack that the company disclosed last week.

Facebook says hackers did not use stolen logins on third-party sites

Oct 02 2018

NEW YORK Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that investigators have determined that hackers did not access other sites that use the social networking site's single sign-on in a massive cyberattack that the company disclosed last week.

Democrats say hack alert was false alarm

Aug 23 2018

U.S. Democratic National Committee officials incorrectly interpreted security testing conducted on behalf of Michigan Democrats as a sign foreign hackers were looking to attack a party voter database, a DNC source said on Thursday. | Video

Pence vows to defend U.S. elections against foreign meddling

Jul 31 2018

NEW YORK U.S. Vice President Mike Pence vowed on Tuesday to protect domestic elections from foreign interference, hours after Facebook said it had identified a new effort to use its site to influence November’s U.S. congressional elections.

U.S. govt seeks to boost collaboration with industry on hacks

Jul 31 2018

NEW YORK, July 31 The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday said it will bolster collaboration with the private sector to defend the nation against cyber attacks by working more closely with industry to combat emerging threats.

U.S. energy regulator wants more disclosure of cyber attacks

Jul 19 2018

The U.S. government on Thursday asked power generators to disclose more information about cyber attacks amid growing concern that foreign hackers could disrupt the electric grid.

U.S. warns again on hacks it blames on North Korea

May 30 2018

The U.S. government on Tuesday released an alert with technical details about a series of cyber attacks stretching back to at least 2009 that it blamed on the North Korean government.

U.S. judge dismisses Kaspersky suits to overturn government ban

May 30 2018

A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday dismissed two lawsuits by Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab that sought to overturn bans on the use of the security software maker's products in U.S. government networks.

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