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2 years 10 months ago

FBI: Celebrities targeted by computer hackers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - An FBI spokeswoman in Los Angeles says agents are investigating a series of computer hacking attacks on celebrities. The FBI's Laura Eimiller said Wednesday that dozens of celebrities had been targeted by hackers, who stole personal information from email and other computer accounts. She declined...

2 years 10 months ago

NORAD and USNORTHCOM remembers 9/11

Many gathered in front of the 9/11 Memorial at NORAD and USNORTHCOM Headquarters for a wreath laying ceremony on Friday morning. The memorial is made up of several elements including soil from Pennsylvania, a mangled beam from the remnants of the World Trade Center, and both are embedded in...

3 years 4 months ago

Libya air raids target Gadhafi hometown of Sirte

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Libyan state television reports that international airstrikes are targeting Moammar Gadhafi's hometown and stronghold of Sirte for the first time. Foreign journalists in the city reported loud explosions and warplanes flying overheard. Sirte is strategically located about halfway between the rebel-held east and the...

4 years 5 months ago

Google enlists NSA to fight off cyberattacks

The Washington Post is reporting that Google has teamed up with the National Security Agency to halt cyber-attacks. While the agreement is still be finalized, Google is seeking help analyzing an espionage attack that the firm says originated in China. The series of incursions targeted Google's source code -...

4 years 5 months ago

Power plants, other infrastructure face hackers

More than half of the operators of power plants and other "critical infrastructure" say in a new study that their computer networks have been infiltrated by sophisticated adversaries. In many cases, foreign governments are suspected. The alarming findings come in a survey being released Thursday that offers a rare...

4 years 10 months ago

Prostate cancer treatment linked to heart risks

A common treatment for prostate cancer may slightly increase patients' risk of heart problems, new research says. Experts said the findings could make doctors think twice before prescribing the standard hormone treatment to men with prostate cancer, particularly if they are at risk of heart disease. The research was...

4 years 10 months ago

Hazy air taking a toll on asthma patients

Wildfires burning in California, Utah and western Colorado have made Colorado's air hazy and prompted advisories from state health officials. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Safety Tuesday advised people with asthma , heart conditions, young people and the elderly to stay inside if visibility was less than...

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