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Head of federal personnel agency resigns in wake of hacked databases

On the heels of the announcement that 22 million Social Security numbers were compromised, Katherine Archuleta steps down as director of the Office of Personnel Management.

By July 10, 2015


Fed personnel chief mum on number of employees hit by data breaches

In a Wednesday hearing, members of a congressional committee press OPM director Katherine Archuleta for numbers and details on hacks affecting federal workers.

By June 24, 2015


CEO Winterkorn resigns from VW in wake of diesel scandal

The longtime Volkswagen Group chief executive steps down amid growing scrutiny and mounting costs stemming from emissions calamity.

By September 23, 2015


US, China discuss deal to limit use of cyberweapons, says report

The countries are in talks to prohibit first strikes against critical infrastructure, according to The New York Times. The negotiations could lead to first-ever arms-control deal for cyberspace.

By September 19, 2015


Your future iPhone could act as a smoke detector

A newly published Apple patent filing highlights how an iPhone or another electronic device could contain sensors that warn you of smoke.

By September 1, 2015


US may hit China with sanctions over alleged cybertheft

Suspecting Chinese hackers as the culprits behind a series of data breaches in the US, the White House is weighing sanctions against Chinese companies and individuals, the Washington Post has reported.

By August 31, 2015


CEO of Ashley Madison parent steps down in wake of hacking scandal

Noel Biderman has left Avid Life Media as the company grapples with the fallout from a hack and the revelations of customers' personal information.

By August 28, 2015


Defense Dept. turns to Apple, Lockheed Martin for wearable tech

The US government is teaming up with the private sector and academia to make sure the country keeps up with the rapidly advancing wearable tech market.

By August 28, 2015


American Airlines, Sabre join growing number of China hacking targets

The companies appear to have been hacked by the same group that stole information from health insurer Anthem and the US government's personnel office, according to a new report.

By August 7, 2015


Silent Circle's Blackphone 2 to support Android for Work

The move aims to enhance the privacy-focused smartphone's appeal in the corporate world, where the separation of personal- and work-related information is paramount.

By July 30, 2015