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UK to rule on extraditing alleged hacker to US

(AP)—Britain's Home Secretary is set to rule on whether to extradite a British hacker to America to face charges for breaking into sensitive computer networks at U.S. military and space installations.

Oct 16, 2012
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Confidential records breached at Fla. college

(AP)—Officials at a Florida Panhandle college say hackers accessed nearly 300,000 records in the school's computer systems that contains names, Social Security and bank routing numbers of students, teachers, staff and retirees.

Oct 10, 2012
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Hackers throw campus info caution to the wind

(Phys.org)—For 53 universities, this was the week that brought a line of enquiry they could well do without: How much damage are we dealing with? Hackers on Monday threw thousands of personal records from 53 universities ...

Oct 04, 2012 report
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Hackers strike against Swedish websites

(AP)—Hackers have struck at least two Swedish government-affiliated websites, shutting down one of them in a denial-of-service attack and leaving links to profane messages on the other.

Oct 03, 2012
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Panetta talks computer hacking issues with Chinese

(AP)—Despite several years of escalating diplomacy and warnings, the U.S. is making little headway in its efforts to tamp down aggressive Chinese cyberattacks against American companies and the government.

Sep 20, 2012
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German watchdog warns of Internet Explorer breach

(AP)—The German government agency overseeing IT safety is warning of a security breach in Microsoft's Internet Explorer and recommending people use other browsers until the problem is fixed. ...

Sep 18, 2012
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