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Federal government struggles against cyberattacks

A $10 billion-a-year effort to protect sensitive government data, from military secrets to Social Security identification numbers, is struggling to keep pace with an increasing number of cyberattacks and ...

dateNov 10, 2014 in Security
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Security contractor breach not detected for months

A cyberattack similar to previous hacker intrusions from China penetrated computer networks for months at USIS, the government's leading security clearance contractor, before the company noticed, officials ...

dateNov 03, 2014 in Security
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NSC backs disclosing software vulnerabilities

Disclosing vulnerabilities in commercial and open source software is in the national interest and shouldn't be withheld from the public unless there is a clear national security or law enforcement need, President Barack Obama's ...

dateApr 13, 2014 in Security
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Technology reveals what kind of shopper you are

U.S. marketers and mobile app developers have developed creative new ways to help shoppers find what they want for less. But these inventive techniques also allow for more aggressive tracking of consumer ...

dateNov 28, 2013 in Business
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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 ...

date12 hours ago in Security
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