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Twitter upping security to thwart government hacking

The microblogging site adds a new security measure designed to make it harder for organizations like the National Security Agency to uncover its data.

By Nov. 22, 2013

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72 percent say no to Google Glass because of privacy

A study from market research firm Toluna suggests there is considerable emotional opposition to the idea of people wearing Glass in public.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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Battle brews as tech companies attempt to fend off NSA hacking

Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and others are all improving their data encryption to discourage the NSA from accessing user information.

By Nov. 15, 2013

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Hacking is NSA's 'growth area,' Times says in agency profile

Drawing on thousands of leaked documents, The New York Times and the UK's Guardian offer up lengthy looks at the beleaguered spy agency.

By Nov. 2, 2013

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DIY Weekend: Hacking a pinhole camera

Leonard Goh of CNET Asia merges his DIY tin can shooter with a pinhole camera.

By Feb. 26, 2014

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Privacy ruling forces Google to delete racy images

Google must remove from its search results photos of the former Formula One president at a sex party, a French court rules.

By Nov. 6, 2013

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Leahy's perennial data privacy bill gets another shot

In the wake of the Target stores' credit card hack, Sen. Patrick Leahy reintroduces a data privacy and protection law that he's wanted Congress to pass since 2005.

By Jan. 8, 2014

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All hacking eyes on the prize money at CanSecWest

Nearly $4 million in prize money between Pwnium and Pwn2Own drives more attention than ever to the two hacking contests, as Google crosses the $3 million security award mark.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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Instagram account crackdown spreads panic, fear of hacking

Distressed Instagram users locked out of their accounts turn to Yahoo Answers for help. Confusion ensues.

By Jan. 22, 2013

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Anonymous hacking spree hits PayPal, Symantec

The hacks are apparently just the beginning of document dumps and defacements for its day of protest, the 5th of November, aka Guy Fawkes Day.

By Nov. 4, 2012