News tagged with government information

Lockheed Martin says it repelled cyber attack

Lockheed Martin, the world's top defense contractor, was on Sunday investigating the source of a major cyber-attack one week ago against its information network, the company said. ...

May 29, 2011
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Fake online editorial fools New York Times

The New York Times, which famously insists on the accuracy of its reports, was red faced Sunday after being fooled by a hoax online editorial posted under the name of ex-boss Bill Keller.

Jul 29, 2012
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Cyber attacks hit Japan diplomatic missions

Computers at several of Japan's overseas diplomatic missions have been hit by cyber attacks, a report said Wednesday, just a day after it was revealed the country's parliament had been targeted.

Oct 26, 2011
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US study finds online privacy concerns on the rise

Americans are sharing more personal information online than ever, but they also want to better control who can see it, according to a study released Thursday by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American ...

Sep 05, 2013
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Tech bugs plague federal projects

t was an ambitious federal technology project, tying together a string of government databases in one Web portal. But the launch was a giant mess: contract missteps, broken deadlines, cost overruns. Users complained the site ...

Dec 05, 2013
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Technology's power to misinform dims utopian hopes

(Phys.org) -- The ability for computer technology to automatically create a society of smart, tolerant citizens may be more hype and hope than reality,according to a Penn State Altoona researcher.

Apr 16, 2012
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Booz Allen says it's fired Snowden after leak

Edward Snowden, who admitted leaking details of secret U.S. government surveillance programs, was fired by his employer Tuesday while the U.S. government considers criminal charges against him.

Jun 11, 2013
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