The computer security firm McAfee Inc. didn't name a suspect in its report on the five-year-long hacking operation released Wednesday, though anonymous security experts told The New York Times that China has developed a "sophisticated" squad to conduct cyber warfare.
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The Libyan woman who was dragged away from reporters in March after shouting claims of being gang raped by Muammar Qaddafi's troops has been reportedly relocated to the United States.
CNN reported Friday morning that Iman al-Obeidi, 29, landed in New York late Wednesday night after spending nearly two months at a United Nations refugee facility in Romania. Al-Obeidi then flew from New York to an unnamed location where she will live after being granted asylum by the United States.
A Norwegian prison where confessed spree killer Anders Behring Breivik could spend the rest of his life has been cast as more of a comfortable retreat facility than an institution protecting the public from dangerous criminals.
Breivik is being held in isolation as he awaits trial for killing at least 76 people in a coordinated attack on the Scandinavian country's government Friday. He has confessed to going on a killing spree a governing Labor Party island camp, gunning down at least 68 people, and detonating a bomb at government headquarters in the capital, killing at least eight more.
Wine collector Christian Vanneque unveiled Tuesday what holds the Guinness record for the most valuable bottle of white wine ever sold, an 1811 vintage from Ch?teau d'Yquem in Bordeaux, France.
A 94-year-old Australian woman was beaten up by a red kangaroo in her backyard on Sunday, reports Australia's Courier Mail.
"I thought it was going to kill me," Phyllis Johnson told The Courier-Mail from her hospital bed. "It was taller than me and it just ploughed through the clothes on the washing line straight for me."Continue »
The prime minister of Spain reportedly said Monday that last week's killing spree in Norway requires "a European response" in which Europeans should be called on "to rise up and fight radicalism, to respond against xenophobia."
Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero made the comments during a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron at his No. 10 Downing Street office in London, the British Broadcasting Corp. reported in its liveblog about the Norway attacks.
Jens David Breivik, a former diplomat who lives in retirement in the south of France, said he first learned of his son's attacks from media websites.
"I couldn't believe my eyes. It was totally paralyzing and I couldn't really understand it," he said.
Anders Behring Breivik has apparently confessed to being the perpetrator of the twin attacks in Norway this weekend that killed at least 92 people.
The 32-year-old Norwegian reportedly gave up as soon as he was approached by police on Utoya Island near Oslo, but that was only after he had spent 90 minutes shooting at everything he could there.
About two hours before the massive bomb he built went off in Oslo, killing at least 7, Breivik apparently put the finishing touches on his 1,500-page manifesto, which was an accompaniment to his 12-minute long video.
Both are more or less long rants against Marxism, Islam, multiculturalism and liberal immigration policies.Continue »
OSLO, Norway - Norway's national broadcaster NRK has named the suspect in the Oslo bombing and youth camp shooting spree Friday as Anders Behring Breivik.
NRK and other Norwegian media also posted pictures of the blond and blue-eyed Norwegian. NRK says police searched the 32-year-old's apartment in Oslo overnight.
Police are working to clarify whether Breivik had an accomplice, police inspector Einar Aas Oslo Police District told Norwegian media outlet, VG.Continue »
In an interview on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight," Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal al Saud said that Murdoch should strengthen corporate governance rules and tighten internal controls at the company, which has been rocked by revelations that Murdoch employees used illegal surveillance techniques (such as hacking cell phone voice mails) and bribed police to get stories.
Alwaleed told Morgan that he is "not worried" about the future of the company: "I interact with News Corp and I see a lot of depth at the management level, and at all levels."
The hacking group Anonymous said Thursday that it accessed about 1 gigabyte of restricted material from NATO servers, and released a few of the documents as proof of its cyber-incursion.
According to a hacker who maintains that he is part of Anonymous and goes by the name "Commander X," Anonymous plans to eventually release all the NATO documents in its possession and still has the capability to download NATO data.
The Wall Street Journal, one of Rupert Murdoch's own papers, reports that the Justice Department is preparing subpoenas as it ramps-up its early investigations into claims News Corp. journalists in Britain sought to hack into the phones of Sept. 11 victims.
An unnamed government official apparently confirmed the early stages of the quest for information from News Corp., but told the newspaper senior Justice officials have yet to sign off on the subpoena request.Continue »
"Are you home mum? I'm just about to drop in."
Those words Konrad Schmidt said over the phone to his mother, Rosemary Schmidt, Sunday were possibly the last ones he ever said. He was calling from the cockpit of a twin-engine small airplane, which he flew into the window of her first-floor bedroom, killing himself, the British newspaper The Telegraph reported.
Three of the most powerful people in the world's media will face questions Tuesday over how much they knew about the illegal phone hacking practices going on under their watch at News Corporation's newspapers in Britain.
Members of Parliament will ask News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch, his son James and his long-time loyal sidekick Rebekah Brooks what they knew, when they knew it, and why they didn't reveal the extent of the hacking years ago when it first came to light.
The two most senior officers in London's Metropolitan Police Service, commonly referred to as Scotland Yard, have resigned over their personal connections to a former News of the World editor. Those two men will be first to face lawmakers' questions.
Below is a Live Blog which will follow the day's events in London:Continue »
(CBS/AP) British lawmakers will attempt to extract answers Tuesday from the leaders of one of the world's largest media empires in response to a growing tide of outrage stemming from a phone hacking scandal at newspapers owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.
The scandal, sparked by a police investigation five years ago, centers on a roster of key players in the longtime relationship among the British media, politicians and the police. The much anticipated committee hearing is scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. British Summer Time, which is 7:00 a.m. at News Corp.'s headquarters in Midtown Manhattan -- below is a compilation of some of those key players:
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