News tagged with safeguards

Intel chairs ask Obama to send bill on NSA changes

The chairs of the House and Senate intelligence committees are praising President Barack Obama's speech laying out changes to U.S. spying programs. But they're questioning whether Obama's proposal to end the government's ...

Jan 18, 2014
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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 ...

Mar 13, 2013
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EU freezes approval of GM crops to 2014

The European Commission has decided to freeze the approval process for genetically modified food crops through the end of its mandate next year while it works towards an agreement with EU member states.

Jan 22, 2013
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New Blackberry 10 gets security nod

Blackberry maker Research in Motion announced Thursday that its newest smartphone platform, Blackberry 10, has been certified as secure for use by US government agencies.

Nov 08, 2012
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Twitter fights spammers with lawsuit

Twitter on Thursday turned to a US federal court in its latest effort to stop spammers targeting the worldwide one-to-many text messaging service.

Apr 06, 2012
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Bogus training offer opens hacker doors to bank accounts

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mischief-making hackers, always willing to try clever ways to bypass advanced security safeguards, have figured out a way to make off like bandits, literally. According to a BBC report, the exploit first ...

Feb 05, 2012 weblog
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EU adopts guidelines on airport body scanners

(AP) -- The European Union adopted new guidelines Monday on using body scanners at airports, hoping to address the privacy concerns that have delayed their implementation across the continent.

Nov 14, 2011
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