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ACLU: Slow smartphone updates are privacy threat

One of the leading U.S. civil-rights organizations is taking on an unusual cause: spotty smartphone updates. The American Civil Liberties Union is asking the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate what it considers ...

dateApr 17, 2013 in Software
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LulzSec hacker pleads guilty to cyberattacks

A British computer hacker affiliated to the group Lulz Security pleaded guilty Tuesday to cyberattacks on institutions including Sony, Britain's National Health Service and Rupert Murdoch's News International.

dateApr 09, 2013 in Internet
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Explainer: What is hacking?

Last week, we woke to news that the largest cyber attack ever was underway in Europe, with reports of global internet speeds falling as a result of an assault on the anti-spamming company Spamhaus.

dateApr 05, 2013 in Internet
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Hackers attack N. Korea news website

Activist hackers appeared Thursday to have infiltrated North Korea's official news website and its accompanying Twitter and Flickr feeds, posting unflattering images of leader Kim Jong-Un.

dateApr 04, 2013 in Internet
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Experts: NKorea training teams of 'cyber warriors'

(AP)—Investigators have yet to pinpoint the culprit behind a synchronized cyberattack in South Korea last week. But in Seoul, the focus is fixed on North Korea, which South Korean security experts say has ...

dateMar 24, 2013 in Internet
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Former Web producer indicted in hacking plot

A media online producer has been indicted on charges of conspiring with the hacktivist group Anonymous to break into the website of the station's parent the Tribune Co., officials said Thursday.

dateMar 14, 2013 in Internet
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Pursuit of hackers who took credit reports expands

(AP)—The pursuit of hackers who audaciously stole and published credit reports for Michelle Obama, the attorney general, FBI director and other U.S. politicians and celebrities crisscrossed continents and ...

dateMar 13, 2013 in Internet
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