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By Lindsay Dunsmuir WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Vietnamese citizens and a Canadian have been charged over roles in hacking email service providers in the United States in one of the largest reported data breaches in the nation's history, the Department of Justice said on Friday. Viet Quoc Nguyen, 28, is charged with hacking at least eight email service providers between February 2009 and June 2012 and obtaining more than one billion email addresses. According to the allegations, Nguyen and fellow Vietnamese citizen Giang Hoang Vu, 25, used the data to send so-called spam to tens of millions of people. Vu, who was extradited to the United States in March of last year, pleaded guilty on Thursday to conspiracy to commit computer fraud.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A retired University of Florida professor was killed by an ex-convict to whom he'd given $37,000 in recent years in what authorities described as a "Good Samaritan" relationship, police said.