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Pirate Bay founder jailed for hacking Danish data

A Danish court on Friday sentenced the Swedish founder of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay to 3½ years in prison after he was found guilty of hacking into a private company handling sensitive information for Danish authorities.

dateOct 31, 2014 in Security
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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.

dateMar 07, 2013 in Telecom
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As cloud usage expands, so do security risks

Holding everything from highly personal medical and social media material to confidential financial and corporate documents, Internet-based cloud services are gathering an enormous trove of information - already a quarter ...

dateMar 06, 2013 in Internet
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