Clown sightings were recorded all over the U.S. in 2016, with the craze eventually coming to the attention of the police.
The information of 4.5 million customers was leaked in a cyberattack on Asian airlines like Air India.
Although operations resumed Thursday, most gas stations in Virginia, Georgia and the Carolinas remained out of action.
President Joe Biden said that although U.S. intelligence had found no evidence to link the attack with the Russian government, he believed the country had "some responsibility to deal with" the issue.
The FBI accused the group of being responsible for the shutdown of a major U.S. oil pipeline last week.
The U.S. government and several large technology companies have known for years that China has been targeting the ethnic minority through an aggressive campaign that attacks social media, phones and other technologies.
Surveillance technology has been crucial to China's efforts to monitor and track ethnic peoples within China.
The hacking collective claims to have gained access to live feeds of 150,000 surveillance cameras, including ones in hospitals, jails, schools, gyms and companies.
"Given the constant inflow of corporate participation and retail investors, we expect Bitcoin prices should continue to be skewed to the upside, at least in the near term," Lennard Neo, an analyst at Singapore-based Stack Funds, said in a research report.
One of the defendants is a North Korean operative who was charged in the 2018 Sony Pictures hack.
Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri also noted that the hack brought the water treatment plant to "dangerous levels" of sodium hydroxide "but luckily it was caught right away."
A group who call themselves Hayalim Almonim—Hebrew for Anonymous Soldiers—have taken responsibility for the cyber attack.
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"This was a very significant effort," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said of the SolarWinds hack during a Friday interview.
Republican Senator Mitt Romney referenced the "inexcusable silence and inaction from the White House" in a Thursday statement.
A high-profile cybersecurity attack has threatened government agencies and businesses, but the president remains silent on the issue.
"Our nation is under assault. This cyberattack could be the largest in our history," Colorado Congressman Jason Crow wrote in a tweet.
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Microsoft has denied a Thursday report claiming that the company was compromised during the recent SolarWinds cyberattacks and used to distribute further attacks.
The hacker first logged into Trump's account six years ago with the password "yourefired," and again this past October with the password "maga2020!"
"We still have enormous and urgent work to do to defend our critical information and networks," House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff said Wednesday.
It could take months to remove the malware, according to a cybersecurity expert.
A mobile security expert told The Guardian newspaper that China is exploiting the global telecommunications system to spy on Americans' phones.
"This is a huge cyber espionage campaign targeting the U.S. government and its interests," said one source familiar with the matter.
A young hacker has pleaded guilty to taking part in an effort to bring down Sony's Playstation gaming platform by hijacking "internet of things" devices, Justice Department officials announced.
In an interview with 'Firing Line,' Maine Senator Angus King criticized Trump for raising doubts about the U.S. election.
Reuters reported that the group Fancy Bear targeted Democrats in two states, as well as several prominent think tanks.
U.S. officials warned of "credible information of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers" on Thursday.
"We have evidence that completely discredits mr trump as a president proving his criminal involvement and cooperation with foreign actors manipulating the 2020 elections," the hacked site said.
The individual had been connected to a hacking group known as The Dark Overlord, which had taken credit for the theft of television shows and medical files.