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Homeland Security chief: Banks 'under attack' by hackers

At a Washington, D.C., event today, Janet Napolitano warned that several major American financial institutions are being actively attacked by cyberhackers. But she offered no details.

By October 31, 2012

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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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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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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

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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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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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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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CISPA revision allows DHS Internet 'countermeasures'

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano would be authorized to "intercept" and "use" data from federal government-affiliated networks, according to new CISPA amendment.

By April 24, 2012

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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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Sandia Labs: SOPA will 'negatively impact' U.S. cybersecurity

The Stop Online Piracy Act is "unlikely to be effective," says official from Sandia National Laboratories, part of the U.S. Department of Energy.

By November 17, 2011