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Password breach spreads beyond LinkedIn

More websites admitted security breaches Thursday after LinkedIn said some of its members' passwords were stolen, and experts warned of email scams targeting users of the social network. ...

dateJun 07, 2012 in Internet
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Facebook hires iPhone, PS3 hacker 'Geohot'

Facebook confirmed on Wednesday that it has hired George Hotz, a celebrated hacker known as "GeoHot" who was sued by Sony for hacking the Japanese company's PlayStation 3 game console.

dateJun 29, 2011 in Internet
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US official admits testing US cellphone tracking

National Security Agency chief Gen. Keith Alexander revealed Wednesday that his spy agency once tested whether it could track Americans' cell phone locations, in addition to its practice of sweeping broad ...

dateOct 02, 2013 in Internet
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Lockheed Martin hit by cyber attack

Hackers launched a "significant and tenacious" cyber attack on Lockheed Martin, a major defense contractor holding highly sensitive information, but its secrets remained safe, the company said Saturday.

dateMay 29, 2011 in Internet
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US state home to new mega-warehouse for data

The new billion-dollar epicenter for fighting global cyberthreats sits just south of Salt Lake City, tucked away on a militia base at the foot of snow-capped mountains. The long, squat buildings are filled ...

dateJun 13, 2013 in Internet
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