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High-Profile Twitter Accounts Hacked

(CNN) - Hackers have hit the Twitter accounts of several public figures. The accounts of Joe Biden, former president Barack Obama, Mike Bloomberg and others posted similar tweets on Wednesday. The tweets appear to solicit donations as part of…

EasyJet: Hacker Stole Data On 9 Million Customers

(CNN) - Hackers have stolen the data of millions of EasyJet customers. The European budget airline said in a statement on Tuesday, a "sophisticated source" had accessed the email address and travel details of approximately 9-million customers. And possibly…

Huge Data Breach: About 773 Million Email Accounts Exposed

(CNN) - A massive data breach has been uncovered and it's compromised hundreds of millions of email addresses. Millions of unique passwords have also been jeopardized and posted to a hacking forum. The major mishap was was first reported…

House GOP Arm Hacked During 2018 Midterms

(CNN) - The emails of top officials at the campaign arm for House Republicans were stolen during the 2018 midterm election cycle. A Republican official with knowledge of the intrusion tells CNN that the hack was discovered by a…

Hackers Accessed Info from 30 Million Facebook Users

(CNN) - Millions of Facebook users were hacked. The company and the FBI are actively investigating. Over 30 million Facebook users were compromised, although that number is less than the previously suspected 50 million. Hackers accessed the usernames, birth…

Under Armour: 150 Million MyFitnessPal Accounts Hacked

(CNN) - Under Armour announced Thursday about 150 million accounts on its popular health app myfitnesspal were hacked. The company said it learned four days ago that an unauthorized party accessed myfitnesspal user data in February and it's begun notifying…

3 Billion Yahoo Accounts Hacked in 2013 Theft

(CNN) - It now appears a data breach that affected Yahoo in 2013 was much worse than originally thought. Last year, Yahoo's parent company, Verizon, said the breach affected roughly one-billion accounts. Verizon said Tuesday that it has since received…

Hackers Target Free PC Cleaning Software

(CNN) - Hackers have now targeted a type of PC cleaning software. Security researchers and Piriform say hackers compromised CCleaner in a sophisticated attack that affected over 2 million computers. CCleaner deletes unneeded files and web browser caches to keep…

Game of Thrones Allegedly Hacked Along with New HBO Shows

(CNN) -HBO is investigating a hack on Monday targeting three of its shows. According to Entertainment Weekly, it is still unclear what information was stolen; though the hackers allegedly took the script for next week's episode of Game of Thrones.…