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US and Iranian men released in prisoner swap

Image copyright US Embassy BernImage caption Xiyue Wang, who was held in Iran for three years, was greeted by US Ambassador to Switzerland Edward McMullen The US and Iran have conducted a prisoner swap in a rare sign of co-operation between the two countries. The exchange involved a Chinese-American researcher convicted of spying in Iran […]

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Evil Corp: US charges Russians over hacking attacks

Image copyright US Department of JusticeImage caption Maksim Yakubets (L) and Igor Turashev are accused of running Evil Corp US authorities have filed charges against two Russian nationals alleged to be running a global cyber theft operation named Evil Corp. An indictment named Maksim Yakubets and Igor Turashev – who remain at large – as […]