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Nuclear regulator hacked 3 times in 3 years

A new report details three recent incidents when intruders gained unauthorized access to Nuclear Regulatory Commission employees' computers.

By August 18, 2014


NASA falls short on its cloud computing security

As the space agency increasingly moves more data to the cloud, a new report says it hasn't met proper security requirements and "potentially put NASA systems and data stored in the cloud at risk."

By July 29, 2013


Justice Department tries to force Google to hand over user data

Secret lawsuit in Manhattan filed last month asks judge to force Google to cough up user data without a search warrant. A different court has already ruled that the process is unconstitutional.

By May 31, 2013


Google fights FBI's warrantless data requests in federal court

It's the first major company to openly challenge FBI's warrantless data-gathering known as national security letters, which authorize a gag order ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge.

By April 4, 2013


Google offers data on FBI's national-security-related requests for user identities

In its Transparency Report, the company starts including some information on national security letters from the FBI, which seek data on some Web users with Google accounts.

By March 5, 2013


Google hires DARPA Director Regina Dugan

The Web giant's newest executive comes to the company with a background on cybersecurity and innovation and technology development.

By March 12, 2012


NASA network holes may jeopardize missions

Lax security makes NASA computer network for missions vulnerable to attacks that would have "catastrophic effect," according to the Office of Inspector General.

By March 29, 2011


NASA sold PCs with sensitive data

Space agency neglects to wipe sensitive info from surplus computers sold as part of its efforts to shut down the Space Shuttle program, according to an audit.

By December 9, 2010


Police want backdoor to Web users' private data

A survey, part of a broader lobbying effort, finds cybercrime fighters want to "exchange legal process requests and responses to legal process" through a police-only "nationwide computer network."

By February 3, 2010


Inspector general: FBI not embracing privacy safeguards

A second critical inspector general's report says the FBI has conducted unlawful surveillance of American citizens and has not made the substantial changes necessary to clean up its act.

By March 13, 2008