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Over 22M Social Security numbers stolen in OPM hacks, agency says

Up until now, the number of people affected by recent hacks of US government databases was a mystery. Also compromised were more than 1 million fingerprints.

By July 9, 2015


Collision avoidance tech should be standard on all cars, US safety agency says

Currently available only as an option on certain cars, the sensor-driven technology should be installed on all automobiles and shouldn't cost the buyer extra, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

By June 9, 2015


Electric vehicles can keep quiet for a little while longer

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration delays a mandate that would require electric vehicles to cater to the visually impaired.

By November 25, 2015


UK spy agency's Internet surveillance was illegal, court rules

The Investigatory Powers Tribunal says that until December, the GCHQ was violating human rights dictates -- but now is in compliance with the law.

By February 6, 2015


On encryption, Clinton tells Silicon Valley to be a team player

Democratic presidential candidate tells tech companies they need to help track down terrorists but stops short of calling for weaker encryption. It's a balancing act between security and privacy.

By November 19, 2015


Islamic State militants will aim to kill via cyberattacks, says UK chancellor

The future direction of cybersecurity investment and legislation is a high priority for politicians in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.

By November 17, 2015


T-Mobile violated US labor laws, agency judge rules

The US carrier blocked its workers from organizing or even discussing problems at work and has been ordered to revise its policies.

By March 19, 2015


Second teenage boy arrested in connection with TalkTalk hack

The 16-year-old was arrested in west London on Thursday, and has since been released on bail.

By October 30, 2015


Snowden a 'human rights defender,' say European politicians

A vote in the European Parliament sees politicians agree that Edward Snowden should be given protection in Europe -- but that doesn't mean he will be.

By October 29, 2015


We, the Empire: The (future) timeline of the Palpatine presidency

With Emperor Palpatine reportedly winning a seat on a city council in Odessa, Ukraine, what's to stop him from taking the White House? CNET's Danny Gallagher looks ahead to a Palpatine presidency.

By October 28, 2015