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HBO Data Theft Traced to Iranian Military Hacker

Federal prosecutors announced charges Tuesday against a hacker “mercenary” affiliated with the Iranian military, saying he broke into¬†HBO’s computer network in the summer¬†looking to extort millions of dollars from the pay cable channel. An indictment unsealed in New York on Tuesday said the suspect, Behzad Mesri, “had worked on behalf of the Iranian military to conduct computer network attacks that ... Read More »

US Senators Seek Military Ban on Kaspersky Lab Products Amid FBI Probe

HIGHLIGHTS Kaspersky Lab is under a probe conducted by FBI FBI has further sought a ban on use of Kaspersky services in US military Kaspersky is suspected by FBI to be connected with Russian hackers US senators sought on Wednesday to ban Moscow-based cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab’s products from use by the military because of fears the company is vulnerable ... Read More »