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Apple's Cook to address White House cyber summit, report says

A cybersecurity summit on Friday at Stanford will outline how President Obama aims to get the US government and technology companies collaborating on issues of national security.

By February 10, 2015

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Obama to hit on cybersecurity at upcoming summit

The president plans to visit the San Francisco Bay Area to meet with leaders in cybersecurity and discuss how to best move forward in preventing hacks and cyberattacks.

By February 6, 2015

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Federal government to start accepting Apple Pay in fall

Apple CEO Tim Cook announces at a White House-sponsored cybersecurity summit that Apple Pay will be available for some transactions with the federal government starting in September. It may some day be integrated with Social Security.

February 13, 2015

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UK data retention scheme ruled unlawful

The UK High Court has ruled that Britain's DRIPA data retention scheme is "inconsistent" with European law. The government warns losing access to metadata could cost lives.

By July 20, 2015

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Programmers are copying security flaws into your software, researchers warn

Many software developers are cribbing code, and its flaws, that someone else created. And the problem is only getting harder to keep up with.

By June 23, 2015

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Hack exposes personal data of 4 million federal workers

The FBI says it's probing a data breach at the US agency responsible for conducting security clearance background checks.

By June 4, 2015

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House approves controversial cybersecurity bill

Opponents worry that data-sharing legislation could lead to increased government surveillance.

By April 22, 2015

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Young Minecraft players invited to design the perfect park

The State Government of Adelaide, Australia, has asked young Minecraft players to design their perfect park in-game.

By April 22, 2015

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Homeland Security Department to open Silicon Valley office

The government is increasingly turning its attention to hacking and cybersecurity issues. Now it's opening a new office in hopes of working with the talent that powers Silicon Valley's biggest tech firms.

By April 21, 2015

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Obama puts 'malicious cyber actors' on notice

A new executive order lets the US Attorney General and the Secretaries of Treasury and State go after cyberattackers "where it really hurts -- at their bottom line."

By April 1, 2015