Vast Horde of License Plate Photos Slammed by California Auditor

Solidifying concerns raised by civil liberty groups, California’s state auditor said Thursday that law enforcement agencies have flouted privacy laws meant to ensure that information captured by automated license plate cameras isn’t abused and safeguarded from hackers.

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China Denies Cybertheft of Equifax Data

China denied involvement in any hacking activities on Tuesday after the United States indicted four members of the Chinese military for allegedly breaking into the computer networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of nearly half of U.S. citizens.

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Hacking Scheme

Diplomatic immunity precluded jurisdiction in a case brought by Elliot Broidy, the former deputy finance chair of the Republican National Committee, against a UN official, the Second Circuit ruled. Broidy claimed his computer had been hacked and that the official had been paid by Qatar to participate in the hacking scheme.

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