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Report: VA sent data over unsecured networks

A government watchdog says the Veterans Affairs Department has been sending sensitive data—including electronic health records—over unencrypted networks, making them vulnerable to theft or misuse.

Mar 07, 2013
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Washington Post joins list of hacked US media

The Washington Post disclosed Saturday that it had suffered a cyberattack and suspects Chinese hackers were behind it, joining Twitter and major US media outlets that have endured intrusions.

Feb 02, 2013
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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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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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Japan's Sony hit by fresh cyberattack

Sony said Thursday that hackers stole details belonging to hundreds of its mobile unit clients, the latest in a string of cyberattacks to hit the embattled Japanese electronics giant.

Sep 06, 2012
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Password breach spreads beyond LinkedIn

More websites admitted security breaches Thursday after LinkedIn said some of its members' passwords were stolen, and experts warned of email scams targeting users of the social network. ...

Jun 07, 2012
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