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Paging Raven II, the open-source surgery robot

Developed at UC Santa Cruz and the University of Washington, the Raven II is being tested as a lightweight surgery robot.

By January 20, 2012


T.J.Maxx hacker says feds gave him the OK

Albert Gonzalez asks to withdraw his guilty pleas, saying his activities were authorized and directed by U.S. government agents.

By April 7, 2011


T.J.Maxx hacker sentenced to 20 years in prison

Albert Gonzalez, who pleaded guilty to snatching customer credit card numbers from T.J.Maxx, BJ's Wholesale Club, and Barnes & Noble, faces decades in prison.

By March 25, 2010


Hacker Gonzalez pleads guilty in Heartland breach

Reuters reports that Target was also among the many victims of the data breaches led by Albert Gonzalez that led to massive identity fraud.

By December 30, 2009


Survey: Half of businesses don't secure personal data

Fifty-five percent of businesses don't secure Social Security numbers, bank accounts, and other data, even though 79 percent have experienced a data breach.

By September 24, 2009


Hacker pleads guilty to ID thefts netting millions

Albert Gonzalez faces 25 years in prison and $3 million in fines and restitution related to charges in New York and Boston, while a New Jersey case is pending.

By September 11, 2009


Three men indicted in largest U.S. data breach

Florida man accused of stealing credit card data from TJX is among those named in breach involving Heartland, 7-Eleven, Hannaford Brothers, and others.

By August 17, 2009


Accused mastermind of TJX hack to plead guilty

Albert Gonzalez, charged earlier this month in separate data breach, agreed to plead guilty to 2008 charges of hacking into T.J.Maxx and other retailers and stealing data.

By August 28, 2009


Week in review: Gaming gets small

Sony takes the wraps off its new PS3 Slim game console, which is smaller, lighter, and cheaper. Also: Microsoft and Facebook on the court docket.

By August 21, 2009


Departing CIO blames Microsoft for his security troubles

One CIO would like to blame Microsoft for his security problems. I'm not buying it.

By August 16, 2008