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.
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.
Hacking fears outweigh privacy concerns, US survey finds
US Internet users are far more worried about computer hacking and theft of personal information than about online privacy and tracking by marketers, a poll showed on Friday.
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 ...
UK man accused of hacking US government computers (Update 2)
A British man has been arrested and charged with hacking into computer systems of the U.S. Army, NASA, the Environmental Protection Agency and other agencies at a cost of millions of dollars to the federal government.
US leads government demands for Twitter user data
Twitter revealed on Wednesday that government demands for information about users rose in the first half of this year, with US authorities accounting for more than three-quarters of the requests.