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Hacker Mitnick has a plan to help you stay safe online (Q&A)

Arguably the world's most famous hacker, Kevin Mitnick says even he's on attackers' hit lists. That's why he decided to make his next book a guide to practical safety for everyone on the Internet.

By November 29, 2014

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Sony hack leaked 47,000 Social Security numbers, celebrity data

Documents leaked online include the personal information, salaries and home addresses for employees and freelancers who worked at the studio, a data security analyst finds.

By December 4, 2014

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RSA protests by DEF CON groups, Code Pink draw ire

Security conference in San Francisco meets with a wide range of protests by security professionals.

By February 26, 2014

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Kevin Mitnick's secret weapon for avoiding jail

While escape tool is mostly for laughs, it could come in handy if he is ever kidnapped in South America or Mexico, he says.

By January 4, 2012

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HealthCare.gov security -- 'a breach waiting to happen'

Only half of one of the security holes previously identified on the government's health care site has been patched, while new ones have since been uncovered, says the head of a security consulting firm.

By January 16, 2014

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Kevin Mitnick to Kim DotCom: 'I hope you win'

Did the famed computer hacker really just send the MegaUpload founder a Tom Petty song for inspiration?

By June 26, 2012

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FBI prepares to defend 'Stingray' cell phone tracking

Privacy groups plan to tell a judge tomorrow that controversial cell phone tracking technology, used by federal police since at least the mid-1990s, violates Americans' Fourth Amendment rights.

By March 27, 2013

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From 'WarGames' to Aaron Swartz: How U.S. anti-hacking law went astray

The 1983 movie "WarGames" led to an anti-hacking law with felony penalties aimed at deterring intrusions into NORAD. Over time, it became broad and vague enough to ensnare the late Aaron Swartz.

By March 13, 2013

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Kevin Mitnick shows how easy it is to hack a phone

Famed hacker shows how easy it is for anyone, not just British tabloid journalists, to access a stranger's mobile phone voice mail.

By July 7, 2011

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Digital entertainment in 2013: Five predictions

Here's some of what we think we'll be writing about during the next year, from Netflix's comeback to iRadio to Kim DotCom staying put in New Zealand.

By December 21, 2012