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US government releases draft cybersecurity framework

NIST comes out with its proposed cybersecurity standards, which outlines how private companies can protect themselves against hacks, cyberattacks, and security breaches.

By October 22, 2013

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White House to offer companies cybersecurity incentives

With incentives, the government aims to entice power utilities, water infrastructure, and transportation networks to sign onto its upcoming Cybersecurity Framework.

By August 6, 2013

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You could lose weight when your avatar exercises

Researchers find that women who spend 15 minutes once a week watching an avatar demonstrate healthy weight loss behaviors end up losing on average 3.5 pounds in a month.

By July 1, 2013

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Power utilities claim 'daily' and 'constant' cyberattacks, says report

A report out of Congress outlines the increased hacks on power grid computer systems, noting that one utility faces 10,000 attempted cyberattacks per month.

By May 21, 2013

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Court curbs Homeland Security's laptop border searches

Appeals court slaps down Obama administration's claim that customs agents can peruse Americans' electronic devices for evidence -- without having even a reasonable suspicion of criminal activity.

By March 8, 2013

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Overseas hackers nab more than 1TB of data daily

A new report shows that the recent wave of cyberattacks on the U.S. are coming from a highly sophisticated group of hackers that are most likely state-sponsored.

By February 27, 2013

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Homeland Security: Let's be clear about aerial drone privacy

A privacy review, intended to "clarify any misunderstandings that exist" about the controversial unmanned aircraft, comes as concern grows about limited restraints on police use of drones.

By February 22, 2013

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'Cyber 9/11' may be on horizon, Homeland Security chief warns

With the possibility of a massive cyberattack hitting the U.S. in the near future, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano urges the government to pass cybersecurity legislation.

By January 24, 2013

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Federal Reserve confirms its Web site was hacked

Days after Anonymous claimed to have stolen and published private information from more than 4,000 bank executives, the Fed says its system was attacked.

By February 5, 2013

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Hackers hit U.S. Department of Energy

During a cyberattack on the agency's computers and servers, the personal data of employees and contractors is stolen, but, reportedly, no classified data is leaked.

By February 4, 2013