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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

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Sony CEO: We were the victim of a vicious and malicious hack

Kazuo Hirai discussed being the target of "extortionist efforts of criminals" who hacked Sony Pictures for making the political satire film, "The Interview."

By January 5, 2015

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WikiLeaks republishes hacked Sony data in searchable database

Cache of data stolen in crippling hack includes emails, company documents, and personal information of studio employees and celebrities.

By April 16, 2015

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How startup GitHub survived a massive five-day network attack (Q&A)

The collaborative coding site scrambled to withstand the opening salvo from what researchers dubbed China's Great Cannon. But CEO Chris Wanstrath says that was just the beginning.

By April 17, 2015

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iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: Here's the difference

These two top flagship smartphones both pack high-end designs and features to boot. Here's how they stack up against each other.

By March 28, 2015

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Microsoft downplays new report of Windows flaw

Researchers say a new variation on an old flaw could allow hackers to steal log-in credentials from users of every version of Windows. Microsoft doesn't seem too worried.

By April 13, 2015

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How to stay safe online: CNET's security checklist

Do you have good habits? Safeguard your personal information against the most common Internet perils by taking these security measures.

By April 4, 2015

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Twitter hit by massive wave of malicious messages

Messages sent by hundreds of accounts testify to dramatic weight loss and link to same suspicious site pedaling diet pills.

By April 23, 2014

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Hackers who breached White House network allegedly accessed sensitive data

Hackers who broke in to both the White House's and State Department's networks last year were able to gain nonpublic details of the president's schedule, says a report.

By April 7, 2015

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Survey: Samsung beats Apple in customer loyalty (Microsoft has little)

Technically Incorrect: SurveyMonkey poll suggests that where Apple wins is in customer service satisfaction, while Microsoft lags badly.

By April 5, 2015