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What's causing the recent string of data breaches?

It's Cyber Security Awareness month, which has me wondering: are we doing all we can to protect our data? To help answer this question, I sat down with Girish Bhat of Wave Systems—an important collaborator of Micron's—to ...

15 hours ago
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NIST: Samsung Find My Mobile feature vulnerable

Samsung Find My Mobile service is said to be vulnerable to attack. Samsung describes its Find My Mobile as a way to manage your device in a secure way, where you can track and control your device remotely. ...

Oct 28, 2014 weblog
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Court: UK spies get bulk access to NSA data

The British government's insistence that its spies don't use the vast espionage powers of the U.S. National Security Agency to sidestep U.K. restrictions on domestic eavesdropping was called into question by a court document ...

Oct 29, 2014
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Georgia Tech releases 2015 Emerging Cyber Threats Report

In its latest Emerging Cyber Threats Report, Georgia Tech warns about loss of privacy; abuse of trust between users and machines; attacks against the mobile ecosystem; rogue insiders; and the increasing involvement of cyberspac ...

Oct 29, 2014
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Hackers breach White House computer system

The White House's unclassified computer network was recently breached by intruders, a US official said Tuesday, with The Washington Post newspaper reporting that the Russian government was thought to be behind ...

Oct 29, 2014
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Nearly half of Calif. affected by hacks in 2013

The number of Californians whose personal data was hacked last year jumped sixfold to 18.5 million accounts and as many as one-third of those people will become victims of fraud, says California Attorney General Kamala Harris, ...

Oct 28, 2014
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