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What metadata does the government want about you?

With the leaking of a discussion paper on telecommunications data retention, we are at last starting to get some clarity as to just what metadata the Abbott government is likely to ask telecommunications ...

Aug 28, 2014
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'NSA eavesdropped on 35 world leaders'

US spies eavesdropped on the phone conversations of 35 world leaders after White House, Pentagon and State Department officials gave them the numbers, The Guardian reported Thursday.

Oct 24, 2013
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US disrupts hacking schemes that stole millions

A band of hackers implanted viruses on hundreds of thousands of computers around the world, secretly seized customer bank information and stole more than $100 million from businesses and consumers, the Justice Department ...

Jun 02, 2014
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Limo firm hacked; politician, celeb data breached

An Internet security firm says a limousine software company has been hacked, exposing credit card numbers and potentially embarrassing details about close to 1 million customers, including politicians, star athletes and corporate ...

Nov 04, 2013
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Neiman Marcus is latest victim of security breach

Luxury merchant Neiman Marcus confirmed Saturday that thieves stole some of its customers' payment card information and made unauthorized charges over the holiday season, becoming the second retailer in recent ...

Jan 12, 2014
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Heartbleed bug causes major security headache (Update 3)

A confounding computer bug called "Heartbleed" is causing major security headaches across the Internet as websites scramble to fix the problem and Web surfers wonder whether they should change their passwords to prevent the ...

Apr 09, 2014
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Target data breach pits US banks against retailers

Banks and America's big retailers are locked in a debate over the massive breach of millions of consumers' data that gripped Target Corp. during the holiday season. At issue: Which industry bears more responsibility ...

Feb 04, 2014
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Pa. vendor confirms link to Target data probe (Update)

Minneapolis-based Target isn't commenting on reports that a Pittsburgh-area heating and refrigeration company is being investigated as the possible portal through which computer hackers stole credit card numbers from 40 million ...

Feb 07, 2014
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