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Feds shut down background check database over flaw

The federal personnel agency whose records were plundered by hackers linked to China announced on Monday the temporary shutdown of a massive database used to update and store background investigation records ...

dateJun 29, 2015 in Security
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Chinese hackers got US security files: report

A data breach of millions of US government employees allowed Chinese hackers to access sensitive information including security clearances of the workers and contractors, the Washington Post said.

dateJun 13, 2015 in Security
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Trends in plant biodiversity data online

Today's herbaria, as well as all other collections-based environments, are now transitioning their collections data onto the web to remain viable in the smartphone-in-my-pocket age. A team of researchers ...

dateNov 14, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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