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Wounds from cybertheft take long to heal

For shadowy cybercriminals who find backdoor access to stores of personal data, the process of hijacking identities and pocketing stolen cash can be instantaneous. For institutions hit by cybertheft, however, discovering ...

dateMay 06, 2014 in Security
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Data breaches: A new source of worry for CEOs

Add hackers to the long list of things that give chief executive officers insomnia. Target's chief executive, Gregg Steinhafel, is the first boss of a major corporation to lose his job over a theft of customer data. His exit ...

dateMay 06, 2014 in Security
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Discrimination potential seen in 'big data' use

A White House review of how the government and private sector use large sets of data has found that such information could be used to discriminate against Americans on issues such as housing and employment even as it makes ...

dateApr 26, 2014 in Internet
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