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Chipmaker Intel Corp. blames internal error on data leak

Chipmaker Intel Corp. blames internal error on data leak

Technology
The computer chipmaker Intel Corp. is blaming an internal error on a data leak that prompted it to release a quarterly earnings report earlyByThe Associated PressJanuary 22, 2021, 11:47 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleBOSTON -- The computer chipmaker Intel Corp. on Friday blamed an internal error for a data leak that prompted it to release a quarterly earnings report early. It said its corporate network was not compromised.The company’s chief financial officer, George Davis, had earlier told The Financial Times that Intel published its earnings ahead of the stock market’s close on Thursday because it believed a hacker stole financially sensitive information from the site.The company’s quarterly results were originally scheduled to be published hours later a...
Hackers threaten to leak plastic surgery pictures

Hackers threaten to leak plastic surgery pictures

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Tens of thousands march against Lukashenko as hackers leak police details

Tens of thousands march against Lukashenko as hackers leak police details

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Tens of thousands of people marched through the Belarusian capital Minsk on Sunday, calling for the resignation of president Alexander Lukashenko in the sixth straight weekend of protests.It comes as hackers leaked the personal details of more than 2,000 senior police officers in two batches, pledging that "no one will remain anonymous, even under a balaclava", amid reports of violent crackdowns targeting demonstrators. At least 10 people were detained on Sunday, according to the Russian news agency TASS, which quoted a police spokesperson. Human rights group Spring-96 said at least 196 people were detained across the whole of the county. ...
Probe blames safety lapses for deadly India gas leak

Probe blames safety lapses for deadly India gas leak

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A committee appointed by India’s top environmental court has blamed “gross human failure” and lack of basic safety norms for a gas leak in a South Korean-owned chemical factory this month that killed 12 people and sickened hundredsByThe Associated PressMay 31, 2020, 9:37 AM2 min read2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleNEW DELHI -- A committee appointed by India’s top environmental court has blamed “gross human failure” and lack of basic safety norms for a gas leak in a South Korean-owned chemical factory this month that killed 12 people and sickened hundreds. In its report, accessed and reviewed by The Associated Press, the committee said the tanks from which the gas leaked May 7 at the LG Polymers plant in Vishakhapatnam, a port city in Andhra Pradesh state,...

Coder charged in massive CIA leak portrayed as vindictive

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A federal jury in Manhattan has heard closing arguments in the espionage trial of a former CIA software engineer charged in the largest leak of classified information in the agency's historyBy JIM MUSTIAN Associated PressMarch 2, 2020, 10:11 PM3 min readNEW YORK -- A software engineer on trial in the largest leak of classified information in CIA history was “prepared to do anything” to betray the agency, federal prosecutors said Monday as a defense attorney argued the man had been scapegoated for a breach that exposed secret cyberweapons and spying techniques. A Manhattan jury heard conflicting portrayals of Joshua Schulte, a former CIA coder accused of sending the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks a large portion of the agency's computer hacking arsenal — tools the agency had used to conduct...