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65% of DC Cameras Hacked Before Inauguration

Computers used to distribute ransomware; 2 Romanians charged

(Newser) - Romanian hackers infiltrated 65% of outdoor surveillance cameras in Washington, DC, ahead of President Trump's inauguration as part of an extortion scheme only now being made public, according to a criminal complaint. The complaint, filed in DC and unsealed Thursday, accuses Romanians Mihai Alexandru Isvanca, 25, and Eveline Cismaru,... More »

On Murdered Teen's Cellphone, a Voice Says, 'Down the Hill'

'There is no doubt in our minds that (Liberty German) is a hero,' say police

(Newser) - In her final moments, 14-year-old Liberty German did everything she could do to stay alive—and has given police chilling clues as to who murdered her and her best friend , 13-year-old Abigail Williams. "Down the hill," an ominous voice rasps on an audio recording from Liberty's cellphone... More »

We Like Taking Secret Smartphone Videos of ...

Weird clothing, athletes, and klutzes top list

(Newser) - Watch what you're doing in public, America: Someone may be watching you—with a smartphone. In a new survey, 50% of American adults say they would take a secret video with their smartphone, the Baltimore Sun reports. Queried on their favorite subjects, their answers included: More »

What's With Live-Feed Blackout During Raid?

Live Feed Goes Dark for 24 Minutes, Panetta reveals

(Newser) - More questions are arising about the US raid on Osama bin Laden's compound as CIA director Leon Panetta indicated that there was a video feed blackout during the critical confrontation with the al-Qaeda leader, reports the Telegraph . Live-feed cameras mounted on the helmets of the US fighters apparently switched... More »

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