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You've been hacked ... do this right now

The entire U.S. federal workforce may be at risk after yet another intrusion from what security experts believe were hackers based in China. The Department of Homeland Security says that data from the Office ...

dateJun 05, 2015 in Security
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US hopes EU will pool airline passenger data

The United States wants the European Union to pool data on airline passengers to bolster security and prevent Islamist extremists from staging attacks on the West, US officials told lawmakers Wednesday.

dateFeb 11, 2015 in Other
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Obama to push for new cybersecurity legislation

President Barack Obama on Tuesday will renew his call for Congress to pass cybersecurity legislation, including a proposal that encourages companies to share threat information with the government and protects them from potential ...

dateJan 13, 2015 in Security
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Ex-DHS official warns of more USIS breach victims

A former senior Department of Homeland Security official says the hacking incident that compromised the private files of more than 25,000 DHS workers also exposed data belonging to numerous workers at other federal agencies.

dateNov 13, 2014 in Security
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Patient choice and hospital capacity during a pandemic

Allowing patients to choose which hospital they attend when suffering illness during a pandemic rather than assigning them to a specific healthcare facility is appealing to patients during such a crisis. However, such a patient-centric ...

dateJul 07, 2014 in Mathematics
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US warns on use of flawed Microsoft browser

A US government cybersecurity watchdog warned computer users Monday against using a version of the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser with a security hole that could allow hackers in. ...

dateApr 28, 2014 in Security
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