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.
Experts: Clinton email practices risked data disclosures
Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a private email address and private computer server for official State Department business heightened security risks to her communications, such as the inadvertent disclosure ...
Study finds need for education about online privacy
The final report of a major national study on how New Zealanders manage their personal information in online commercial transactions, online government transactions and on social networking sites, is being ...
Americans wary of snooping from government, advertisers
Americans are worried about being tracked—both by the government and by online marketers.
Twitter sues FBI, DOJ to release NSA request info
Twitter is suing the FBI and the Department of Justice to be able to release more information about government surveillance of its users.
Court sides with US in cell-tracking records case (Update)
The Justice Department does not have to turn over information on cases involving warrantless cellphone tracking if the cases ended without a defendant's conviction, a divided U.S. appeals court ruled Friday in upholding privacy ...
Heartbleed bug shutters more Canadian gov't websites
Canada's government on Friday ordered all federal department websites vulnerable to the "Heartbleed" bug to be shut down.
Canada privacy czar warns against spies trawling social media
Canada's interim privacy commissioner on Tuesday urged lawmakers to crack down on government spies who trawl without cause on social media websites to gather people's personal data.