In the days before Christmas, the private data of some of Germany's most powerful leaders was trickled out "in a kind of Advent calendar," a German broadcaster reports.
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The Republican presidential nominee faced a day of harsh criticism from across the political spectrum for appearing to urge Russia to hack his Democratic rival's email.
Katherine Archuleta, the head of Office of Personnel Management who's been under fire since revelations that millions of people's personal data was compromised, is resigning.
In the massive security breach that was revealed early this month, hackers also very likely accessed information from background checks that were done on both federal employees and applicants.
The hack of insurer Anthem is one in a string of costly cyberattacks worldwide. In Silicon Valley and beyond, startups are taking very different approaches to helping companies outsmart the attackers.