More Cybersecurity Articles

  • UN: Nations hide rise in private digital snooping

    GENEVA (AP) — Governments on every continent are hiding an increasing reliance on private companies to snoop on citizens' digital lives, the U.N. human rights office said Wednesday. Stepping into a fierce debate over digital privacy rights, the U.N. office says it has strong evidence of a...

  • NSA now admits Edward Snowden sent more than one email, but won't disclose them

    Thanks to former Reuters deputy social media editor Matthew Keys, it appears the NSA does have emails from Snowden, they just don't want to hand them over.

  • Our unwillingness to defend ourselves

    Unfortunately, for the future of our nation and the world, we are too focused on government handouts rather than the most basic function of government: defending us from barbarians.

  • This Energy Department blunder cost taxpayers at least $56 million

    The U.S. Department of Energy has lost more than $56 million due to poor coordination during implementation of a new telephone system, according to the DoE inspector general.

  • Report: Chinese hackers hit US personnel networks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the Office of Personnel Management earlier this year with the intention of accessing the files of tens of thousands of federal employees who had applied for top-secret security clearances, according to The New York Times....

  • US, China talk cyberhacking amid new allegations

    BEIJING (AP) — Top American officials said Thursday they challenged their counterparts in China to rein in alleged cybersecurity infringements as a new allegation emerged of a brazen attempt by Chinese hackers to break into U.S. government personnel files. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry...

  • O'Malley visits new technology company

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley highlighted Maryland on Tuesday as a fertile ground for cybersecurity business by visiting a company that designs software to detect internal threats to organizations — software the company CEO described as "a way to look for the Snowdens of the world,"...

  • Class action against P.F. Changs claims restaurant failed to protect customer data

    CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against P.F. Changs after customers claim it failed to protect their data. P.F. Chang’s China Bistro Inc. failed to take adequate measures to protect its customers’ credit and debit card data from theft and disclosed the...

  • High court rejects Google appeal in snooping case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to hear Google's appeal of a ruling that it pried into people's online lives through their Wi-Fi systems as part of its drive to collect information for its Street View mapping project. The justices did not comment Monday in leaving in place a...

  • Ex-editor Coulson faces retrial on bribery charges

    LONDON (AP) — A prosecutor said Monday that senior editors "utterly corrupted" the News of the World, turning the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid into a criminal enterprise. Andrew Edis told a sentencing hearing for ex-editor Andy Coulson and four others that the newspaper hacked the phones of a...

  • Russia denies involvement in Polish tape scandal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says disparaging comments about the U.S.-Polish ties allegedly made by Poland's foreign minister showed "political realism." In one of the leaked conversations released by a Polish magazine, Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski was heard...

  • T1red of p@sswords? Y0u @re N*t @lone!

    CHICAGO (AP) — Good thing she doesn't need a password to get into heaven. That's what Donna Spinner often mutters when she tries to remember the growing list of letter-number-and-symbol codes she's had to create to access her various online accounts. "At my age, it just gets too confusing,"...

  • Scott AFB lands 320-worker cyber-security effort

    MASCOUTAH, Ill. (AP) — The addition of two cybersecurity squadrons to an Air Force base in southwestern Illinois will bring 320 new jobs within two years and a $16 million investment in the site, members of Illinois' congressional delegation announced. Scott Air Force Base near Mascoutah,...

  • South Texas base gets expanded cybersecurity role

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A South Texas military installation and affiliated agencies will add more than 1,100 personnel as part of increased cybersecurity duty. Congressmen Henry Cuellar and Pete Gallego on Wednesday announced expansion of the cybersecurity mission at Joint Base San Antonio....

  • Hacking verdicts pile pressure on Cameron, Murdoch

    LONDON (AP) — Britain's epic tabloid phone-hacking trial ended Wednesday with a hung jury on two final counts — and a judge's rebuke for Prime Minister David Cameron, whose televised comments about the case while it was still underway almost scuttled proceedings. Cameron is already under...



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