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Web sites that can take a punch

The recent, well-publicized cyberattack on Google was just the latest skirmish in a long war. And like most long wars, this one features an arms race, as hackers seek out new security holes, and web site administrators ...

Mar 17, 2010 4.8 / 5 (5) 5 | with audio podcast

Anonymous, WikiLeaks team up

Anonymous defended WikiLeaks when it was facing a funding cutoff, but the release of the Stratfor emails appears to be the first direct collaboration between the hackers and the anti-secrecy site.

Feb 28, 2012 4.8 / 5 (4) 6

US Senate in new cybersecurity push

US senators, warning of potentially catastrophic cyberattacks, introduced a bill Tuesday aimed at protecting critical infrastructure such as power, water and transportation systems.

Feb 15, 2012 5 / 5 (2) 14