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13 revelations from the Sony hack

The Sony Pictures hack has exposed the inner workings of one of Hollywood's biggest studios.

By December 13, 2014

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U.S. State Department latest to crack down on 3D-printed guns

The State Department demands that Defense Distributed, which has created a series of 3D files used to print firearms, take down the files because they could violate export restrictions.

By May 9, 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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NSA 'secret backdoor' paved way to U.S. phone, e-mail snooping

Revelations in new document leaked by Edward Snowden appear to be at odds with privacy assurances from President Obama and other officials.

By August 9, 2013

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Apple iOS 6 devices get nod for U.S. military use

The Defense Department will be allowed to distribute iPhones and iPads with Apple's iOS 6 to employees, though that doesn't guarantee Apple will actually receive contracts.

By May 17, 2013

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Chinese hackers reportedly accessed U.S. weapons designs

More than two dozen advanced weapons systems are said to have been accessed. Documents obtained by the Washington Post do not indicate whether the breaches occurred on government or contractor networks.

By May 27, 2013

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U.S. gives big, secret push to Internet surveillance

Justice Department agreed to issue "2511 letters" immunizing AT&T and other companies participating in a cybersecurity program from criminal prosecution under the Wiretap Act, according to new documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center.

By April 24, 2013

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U.S. Navy sees shipboard laser weapon coming soon

A solid-state laser will be installed on the USS Ponce, and it may well end up parked in the Persian Gulf.

By April 8, 2013

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The 404 Show 1,593: Even more revealing Sony leaks, U.S. gets fatter, lazier (podcast)

This Sony leak is the gift that keeps on giving. We'll discuss the latest round of revealing leaks, a new upsetting U.S. obesity report and a cafe in London that only serves breakfast cereal.

By December 10, 2014

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From 'WarGames' to Aaron Swartz: How U.S. anti-hacking law went astray

The 1983 movie "WarGames" led to an anti-hacking law with felony penalties aimed at deterring intrusions into NORAD. Over time, it became broad and vague enough to ensnare the late Aaron Swartz.

By March 13, 2013