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cybersecurity

Report: Russian hackers penetrated US electricity grid through a utility in Vermont; did not actively use code to disrupt, intentions unclear, US officials tell Washington Post

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2016 US elections

Kremlin spokesman: US sanctions destroy diplomatic relations; adds Russian retaliation to new sanctions will be 'adequate' - Reuters

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2016 US elections

President Obama on Russia interfering in US election: 'We need to take action and we will at a time and place of our own choosing' - NPR interview via CNN (updated)

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2016 US elections

US intelligence officials believe Russia's Putin was personally involved in US election disruption, senior officials tell NBC News

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Yahoo hack 2016

Yahoo says hackers stole data associated with more than 1 billion user accounts in August 2013; believes incident is 'likely distinct' from September 2016 incident - statement

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Ashley Madison data breach

Ashley Madison owner pays $1.66 million to settle FTC case, New York Attorney General says - Reuters

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United Kingdom

Daniel Kelley, 19, pleads guilty at Old Bailey to involvement in 2015 multi-million pound TalkTalk hacking - PA

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cybersecurity

More than 1 million Google accounts hit by malicious apps since August, security firm says - Wall Street Journal

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United Kingdom

British mobile phone company Three Mobile confirms cybersecurity breach; sources tell Telegraph millions of customers private data at risk - Telegraph

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United Kingdom

UK home secretary signs order for extradition of Finnish-British activist Lauri Love to US to face hacking charges - PA

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Tesco Bank hit by fraudulent withdrawals

Tesco Bank refunds £2.5 million (about $3.1 million) to 9,000 customers after 'systematic, sophisticated attack,' company says - BBC

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Tesco Bank hit by fraudulent withdrawals

UK financial regulator tells lawmakers theft of funds from 20,000 Tesco Bank customers appears 'unprecedented' - Guardian

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Tesco Bank hit by fraudulent withdrawals

Tesco Bank's chief executive blames 'systematic, sophisticated attack' for money taken from 20,000 customer accounts - BBC

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Tesco Bank hit by fraudulent withdrawals

Update: UK's Tesco Bank halts online payments after money stolen from 20,000 accounts; CEO 'very hopeful' money will be refunded within 24 hours - BBC News

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Denial of service attacks, Oct. 21, 2016

Department of Homeland Security: Closely monitoring events arising from Friday's distributed denial of service attack on Dyn - ABC News

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Denial of service attacks, Oct. 21, 2016

Dyn says Friday DDos incident was 'sophisticated, highly distributed attack' involving tens of millions of IP addresses

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Denial of service attacks, Oct. 21, 2016

Dyn reports 'incident has been resolved' after 3rd denial of service attack reported nearly 2 hours ago

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Denial of service attacks, Oct. 21, 2016

Editor's note: In a tweet, WikiLeaks urged supporters to "stop taking down the US internet," saying Julian Assange is still alive and the organization is still publishing. Earlier this week, Ecuador's government said it partly restricted internet access for Assange, who has been living at the country's London embassy. WikiLeaks has been publishing emails connected to Hillary Clinton campaign, and U.S. officials believe Russia is tied to the hack. Officials have not said who is responsible for Friday's attacks on Dyn's DNS infrastructure, which is causing widespread disruption. However, an intelligence official told NBC News it is unlikely these are state sponsored attacks. - Stephanie

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Denial of service attacks, Oct. 21, 2016

Report: Senior intelligence official tells NBC News that Dyn cyberattacks unlikely to be state sponsored

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Denial of service attacks, Oct. 21, 2016

Internet infrastructure company Dyn says 3rd 'well planned and executed' denial-of-service attack underway'- CNBC

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