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January 14, 2015 at 1:32 PM

Accused Russian hacker to get federal public defender

A Russian man accused of trafficking in millions of stolen credit-card numbers will be represented by the Seattle Federal Public Defender’s Office, a judge ruled Wednesday following a closed hearing in U.S. District Court in Seattle. The two private lawyers representing accused international hacker Roman Seleznev were allowed to withdraw their representation following the hearing…


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June 13, 2014 at 12:52 PM

Oregon middle school yanks hacked yearbook

The Associated Press BEND, Ore. — Student hackers inserted “inappropriate material” into the yearbook at a Bend middle school, and the school has confiscated most of the copies, about 750. Officials learned of the last-minute hacking of a design file three weeks ago, but the yearbook was already at the printer. They tried having stickers put over the…


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