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Another Russian Hacker Arrested In Spain Reportedly Over U.S. Election Hacking

A Russian computer hacker and alleged spam kingpin was arrested in Barcelona, Spain, on Friday reportedly over suspicion of being involved in hacking attacks linked to alleged interference in last year’s United States presidential election process.

36-year-old Pyotr Levashov from St. Petersburg was detained by police in Barcelona after US authorities issued an international arrest warrant for

Radio Stations Hacked to Play "F**k Donald Trump" on Repeat Across the Country

It’s just two weeks into the Trump presidency, but his decisions have caused utter chaos around the country.

One such order signed by the president was banning both refugees and visa holders from seven Muslim-majority countries (Iraq, Iran, Libya, Yemen, Somalia, Syria, and Sudan) from entering the United States, resulting in unexpectedly arrest of some travelers at airports.

Now, it seems

Obama Expels 35 Russian Spies Over Election Hacking; Russia Responds With Duck Meme

The United States has expelled 35 Russian spies in response to Russia’s alleged interference in last month’s presidential election, further escalating tensions between the countries.

The US state department has declared 35 diplomatic intelligence officials from the Russian embassy in Washington DC and the consulate in San Francisco “persona non grata,” giving them and their families 72 hours

Two US State Election Systems Hacked to Steal Voter Databases — FBI Warns

A group of unknown hackers or an individual hacker may have breached voter registration databases for election systems in at least two US states, according to the FBI, who found evidence during an investigation this month.

Although any intrusion in the state voting system has not been reported, the FBI is currently investigating the cyberattacks on the official websites for voter registration

Hacker Arrested after Exposing Flaws in Elections Site

A security researcher disclosed vulnerabilities in the poorly secured web domains of a Florida county elections, but he ended up in handcuffs on criminal hacking charges and jailed for six hours Wednesday.

Security researcher David Michael Levin was arrested and charged by the United States law enforcement after breaking into and disclosing some serious vulnerabilities in a couple of