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Mar 12, 2014
Mar 11, 2014

Twitter crashes second time in nine days, blames software glitch

BOSTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter Inc crashed on Tuesday for the second time in nine days when a software glitch stalled the popular messaging service for about one hour.

The company apologized to its 250 million users in a status blog, saying it had encountered “unexpected complications” during “a planned deploy in one of our core services.”

Mar 11, 2014

Twitter crashes 2nd time in 9 days, blames software glitch

BOSTON/SAN FRANCISCO, March 11 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc
crashed on Tuesday for the second time in nine days
when a software glitch stalled the popular messaging service for
about one hour.

The company apologized to its 250 million users in a status
blog, saying it had encountered “unexpected complications”
during “a planned deploy in one of our core services.”

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Mar 7, 2014

Suspected Russian spyware Turla targets Europe, United States

LONDON/BOSTON, March 7 (Reuters) – A sophisticated piece of
spyware has been quietly infecting hundreds of government
computers across Europe and the United States in one of the most
complex cyber espionage programs uncovered to date.

Several security researchers and Western intelligence
officers say they believe the malware, widely known as Turla, is
the work of the Russian government and linked to the same
software used to launch a massive breach on the U.S. military
uncovered in 2008.

Mar 7, 2014

Insight – Suspected Russian spyware Turla targets Europe, U.S

LONDON/BOSTON (Reuters) – A sophisticated piece of spyware has been quietly infecting hundreds of government computers across Europe and the United States in one of the most complex cyber espionage programs uncovered to date.

Several security researchers and Western intelligence officers say they believe the malware, widely known as Turla, is the work of the Russian government and linked to the same software used to launch a massive breach on the U.S. military uncovered in 2008. Those assessments were based on analysis of tactics employed by hackers, along with technical indicators and the victims they targeted.

Mar 7, 2014
Mar 7, 2014

Suspected Russian spyware Turla targets Europe, U.S.

LONDON/BOSTON, March 7 (Reuters) – A sophisticated piece of
spyware has been quietly infecting hundreds of government
computers across Europe and the United States in one of the most
complex cyber espionage programs uncovered to date.

Several security researchers and Western intelligence
officers say they believe the malware, widely known as Turla, is
the work of the Russian government and linked to the same
software used to launch a massive breach on the U.S. military
uncovered in 2008. Those assessments were based on analysis of
tactics employed by hackers, along with technical indicators and
the victims they targeted.

    • About Jim

      "Jim works in the Reuters Boston bureau covering cyber security, hacking and technology privacy issues. He’s been with Reuters since 2005. He previously covered technology, media and biotechnology for Broadcasting & Cable, the Orange County Register and Bloomberg News out Tokyo, Taipei, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Santa Ana, California."
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