News tagged with government workers

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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US team using Twitter, Facebook to fight militants

(AP)—The U.S. official who oversees American efforts to counter al-Qaida and other militants in the online battlefield keeps a quote on his desk from a "Most Wanted" jihadi from America's South. The Alabama ...

dateApr 12, 2013 in Internet
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State workers underpaid, new study finds

A comparison of public sector workers in Illinois with their peers in the private sector shows a general wage and salary penalty for state and local government employees, according to research by a University of Illinois ...

dateMar 12, 2013 in Economics & Business
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SKorea says Samsung chip plant caused cancer

(AP)—A South Korean government agency said Friday that working at a Samsung Electronics factory caused the breast cancer of a worker who died earlier this year, only the second time it has recognized a link between cancer ...

dateDec 14, 2012 in Business
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Leatherback turtle eggs crushed in Trinidad

Hundreds, possibly thousands of turtle eggs and hatchlings have been destroyed on the northern Trinidad coast by government workers who drove their bulldozers over the breeding ground.

dateJul 10, 2012 in Ecology
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Apple chief meets officials in China

Apple's new chief executive Tim Cook has held talks with officials in China, the US tech giant said Tuesday, the workshop of its products but where its operations have faced difficulties.

dateMar 27, 2012 in Business
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US investigating Google claim of China hacking

(AP) -- Authorities in the United States are investigating a Google claim that hackers in China stole email details of senior U.S. government officials - an issue that illustrates the problem of attribution ...

dateJun 02, 2011 in Internet
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