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New zero-day bug targets IE users in drive-by attack

Computers infected with malware after visiting a "strategically important Web site," security firm FireEye warns.

By November 10, 2013


Researchers win $100,000 for Chrome hack that leaves Windows vulnerable

Researchers from MWR Labs find a way to exploit a Chrome vulnerability, sidestep Windows 7 safety measures, and do whatever they want on the operating system.

By March 7, 2013


Second judge gives DOJ access to WikiLeaks-related Twitter accounts

A second federal judge agrees that the Justice Department's request for WikiLeaks-related Twitter account details is perfectly legal and constitutional.

By November 10, 2011


Justice Department ramps up WikiLeaks e-mail probe

Google and Internet provider Sonic.net are the latest companies to be swept up in a criminal investigation relating to WikiLeaks.

By October 10, 2011


DOJ defends WikiLeaks probe of Twitter accounts

Federal prosecutors characterize request to access WikiLeaks-related Twitter accounts as a "routine" one that should be allowed by court.

By April 8, 2011


Appeal filed in WikiLeaks probe of Twitter accounts

ACLU, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and other attorneys ask Virginia judge to protect privacy of clients' Twitter accounts from a grand jury probe.

By March 25, 2011


DOJ wins access to WikiLeaks-related Twitter accounts

Judge grants Justice Department access to Twitter accounts, including details about associated IP and e-mail addresses, but not text of private messages.

By March 11, 2011


WikiLeaks hearing set in dispute over Twitter data

Judge sets hearing on whether Justice Department can obtain records about Twitter accounts of WikiLeaks volunteers.

By February 8, 2011


European politicos protest DOJ WikiLeaks-Twitter probe

Flap caused by U.S. Justice Department's demand for WikiLeaks-related Twitter account data spreads to the EU, but U.S. State Department defends move as "appropriate and necessary."

By January 11, 2011


WikiLeaks volunteer hires lawyers in Twitter fight

CNET has learned that the Electronic Frontier Foundation will represent member of Icelandic parliament who volunteered with WikiLeaks and is target of a U.S. Justice Department probe.

By January 11, 2011