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e-commerce security

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Off-the-grid texting device GoTenna attracts antisurveillance crowd

A gadget for text messaging without cell service sees a spike in interest from the pro-privacy crypto and Bitcoin communities -- even though that wasn't its creators' intention.

By September 7, 2014

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Chinese hackers target US government workers -- report

The hackers were looking for information on federal employees who have top-secret clearance, according to The New York Times.

By July 10, 2014

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Google confronts more site certificate problems

The search giant reveals several unauthorized digital certificates were issued for Google domains, potentially putting Internet users at risk.

By July 9, 2014

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NSA said to collect millions of images for facial recognition

Surveillance agency collecting millions of images daily for identifying and tracking intelligence targets, documents obtained by The New York Times reveal.

By June 1, 2014

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China accuses US of 'large-scale' cyberspying

A new report from China claims that US "spying operations penetrate every corner" of the country, according to Reuters.

By May 27, 2014

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eBay hacked, requests all users change passwords

eBay confirms users' passwords were compromised but says there's no evidence any financial information was accessed.

By May 21, 2014

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Tech titans join forces to stop the next Heartbleed

The Linux Foundation's new Core Infrastructure Initiative creates a virtual Justice League of the biggest tech firms to ensure that open-source code gets the cryptographic scrutiny that it desperately needs.

By April 24, 2014

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US government releases draft cybersecurity framework

NIST comes out with its proposed cybersecurity standards, which outlines how private companies can protect themselves against hacks, cyberattacks, and security breaches.

By October 22, 2013

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How to respond to a data-breach notification

When a company contacts you about a potential loss of your personal data to hackers, you may be left wondering what information was stolen and the potential consequences.

By August 20, 2013

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Snowden trained as hacker while with NSA -- report

Snowden was taught all he needed to know about snooping into records while he was working for the NSA, according to The New York Times.

By July 5, 2013