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US, Russia plan hotline to prevent cyber war: report

A hotline between the United States and Russia designed to defuse misunderstandings that could trigger a nuclear conflict will likely expand to cover the potential risk of a cyber war, The Washington Post reported Friday.

dateApr 27, 2012 in Internet
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Iran 'mobilizing' for cyberwar with West: experts

Iran is busy acquiring the technical know-how to launch a potentially crippling cyber-attack on the United States and its allies, experts told a congressional hearing on Thursday, urging the US to step up ...

dateApr 26, 2012 in Internet
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Hacking suspect a 'genius,' but often in trouble

At the time of his latest arrest, Jeremy Hammond was living on Chicago's South Side, about three dozen miles and an entire political spectrum away from the conservative Illinois community in which he grew up.

dateMar 09, 2012 in Internet
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FBI director: Cyber-threats will become top worry

(AP) -- The director of the FBI told an annual gathering of cyber-security professionals on Thursday that the agency needs the private sector to help combat what he believes is becoming the nation's No. 1 threat.

dateMar 02, 2012 in Internet
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