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.
Hackers protest BART decision to block cellphones
(AP) -- Hackers broke into a website for San Francisco's mass transit system Sunday and posted contact information for more than 2,000 customers, the latest showdown between anarchists angry at perceived ...
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. ...
Is it e-government's saviour? An automatic knowledge filter
(PhysOrg.com) -- An innovative new knowledge management concept has the potential to revolutionise the way government administrators work.
US government takes leap into the Internet 'cloud'
The US government took a leap into a cloud computing future on Tuesday, opening up an online storefront where agencies can purchase the Internet-based services.
Typical lost laptop costs companies nearly $50,000, study finds
A typical lost or stolen laptop costs employers $49,246, mostly due to the value of the missing intellectual property or other sensitive data, according to an Intel-commissioned study made public this week.
Obama's CIO: Gov't data can drive innovation
(AP) -- The White House's first chief information officer, Vivek Kundra, wants Americans to have access to more government data to drive innovation and help stimulate the economy.
Personnel office not the worst in terms of lax cybersecurity
The federal government has for years failed to take basic steps to protect its data from hackers and thieves, putting at risk everything from nuclear secrets to the private tax information of hundreds of ...
Federal agencies are wide open to hackers, cyberspies
Passwords written down on desks. Outdated anti-virus software. "Perceived ineptitude" in information technology departments.
Cybertheft of personnel info rips hole in espionage defenses
By exposing the names and addresses of foreign relatives, the cybertheft of private information on U.S. security clearance holders by hackers linked to China will complicate the deployment and promotion of ...
Vast data warehouse raises HealthCare.gov privacy concerns (Update)
A government data warehouse that stores personal information on millions of HealthCare.gov customers is raising privacy concerns at a time when major breaches have become distressingly common.
Officials say deeply personal information in hackers' hands
Deeply personal information submitted by U.S. intelligence and military personnel for security clearances—mental illnesses, drug and alcohol use, past arrests, bankruptcies and more—is in the hands of ...
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.
Chinese hackers got sensitive military files: report
A data breach of US government workers allowed hackers to access sensitive information including security clearances of the workers and contractors, the Washington Post reported Friday.