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Published: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 02:40:32 -0400


Hacker group claims responsibility for massive U.S. cyberattack

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 21:35:17 -0400

The FBI is investigating a massive cyberattack on major U.S. sites. Alex McGeorge is the head of threat intelligence at Immunity Inc. and joins CBSN with more details on the cyberattack.

Shadowy group claims internet disruption attack

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:11:02 -0400

Withering cyberattacks on server farms of key internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites, online services

Who is behind cyberattack on U.S. websites?

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 12:50:10 -0400

James Norton, founder and president of Play-Action Strategies, a cybersecurity firm, joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the New World Hackers, the hacking group that has claimed responsibility for downing a string of major U.S. websites, and precautions to take in the wake of the new cyberattacks.

Massive cyberattack takes down some of biggest U.S. websites

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:44:16 -0400

Investigators are trying to determine who was responsible for a string of sophisticated cyberattacks that caused major outages for some of the largest websites in the U.S. The rolling attack began Friday. The sites are up and running again. The disruptions happened in the wake of recent breaches that targeted organizations and election agencies. Marlie Hall reports.

Scientists make mouse babies from skin cells

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:50:11 -0400

Japanese scientists have successfully used mouse skin cells to create egg cells and used those cells to create baby mice. TechCrunch biotech reporter Sarah Buhr joins CBSN with more on this story.

FBI investigating cyber attacks on Twitter, Paypal and Spotify

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:36:09 -0400

The FBI is investigating a series of cyber attacks that hit Twitter, Paypal and Spotify. The attack was on an internet infrastructure company called Dyn. Stuart McClure is the President and CEO of the security firm Cylance and joins CBSN with the latest on cyber security.

Leaked files expose flaws in official report into inmate's death

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:13:00 -0400

When a security researcher saw a law firm leaking its own case files, he wondered if a police department could have prevented an inmate's death

Screen time rules eased for young children

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:43:21 -0400

The American Academy of Pediatrics has relaxed its guidelines on screen time for young children. Screen time for children under 18 months was previously discouraged. Now, video chatting is OK. Dr. Tara Narula reports.

Cyberattack launched against major internet host

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:04:16 -0400

Attacks began early Friday morning that disrupted websites like Netflix and Twitter. A second attack began around noon, apparently even affecting the FBI. Chip Reid has more.

Something to consider before posting about kids online

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:33:41 -0400

Parents often create their children’s first digital footprints; experts say it's important to think about how it might affect them in the long run

Did Hillary Clinton's email servers jeopardize Obama?

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:26:49 -0400

FBI records show Obama used at least one pseudonym when communicating with Clinton when she was secretary of state

Photo captures crash site of Mars lander

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:29:30 -0400

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has spotted what appears to be the site where the European spacecraft crashed Wednesday

Snakes used to have arms and legs – until these mutations

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:07:38 -0400

Two studies shed light on why these slithery reptiles went limbless some 150 million years ago

Got an email saying Trump’s quitting race? It’s a scam

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:43:25 -0400

Hackers are using this heated election to target unsuspecting consumers with phishing scams. Top lure these days: The Donald

Beautiful visualization shows world's weather in motion

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:03:25 -0400

A stunning blue-and-green visualization of the Earth shows the planet's wind and weather patterns forecast by supercomputers

U.S. internet disrupted as firm hit by cyberattacks

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:08:39 -0400

Federal authorities are investigating a massive cyberattack that's taken many popular sites offline

How bad is this winter's weather going to get?

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:20:35 -0400

Federal forecasters are out with their long-range prediction, including the likely impact of La Niña

Ex-NSA contractor accused of stealing secrets faces judge

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:57:15 -0400

An NSA contractor accused of stealing a "breathtaking" amount of government secrets over the past 20 years is due in court Friday. The FBI arrested Harold Martin in August for allegedly stealing enough material to fill about 200 laptops. Prosecutors are expected to charge him with violating the Espionage Act. Chip Reid reports.

Upgraded Soyuz brings crew of three to space station

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:12:32 -0400

An upgraded Russian ferry ship docked at the space station Friday, bringing three fresh crew members to the lab complex

How much screen time is right for your kids?

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:52:13 -0400

The American Academy of Pediatrics releases updated guidelines for media use by children