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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 11:  Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan takes questions from the audience after addressing the Council on Foreign Relations March 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. Brennan denied accusations by U.S. senators who claim the CIA conducted unauthorized searches of computers used by Senate Select Committee on Intelligence staff members in an effort to learn how the committee gained access to the agencyÕs own 2009 internal review of its detention and interrogation program, undermining CongressÕ oversight of the spy agency.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

CIA admits to spying on Senate committee

After months of denials, CIA Director John Brennan apologizes for spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers.

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China rebuffs Canada for 'irresponsible' hacking claims

The Chinese foreign ministry says Canada lacks evidence to prove who hacked into the National Research Council.

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Canada accuses China of hacking into National Research Council

The organization, which handles Canada's R&D efforts, is rebuilding its IT infrastructure and says the hack didn't extend into the rest of the government's networks.

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European Central Bank hacked, personal data stolen

ECB says a database linked to its website was compromised and email addresses and phone numbers were stolen.

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Apple responds to complaint over diagnostic 'back doors' in iOS

In response to alleged security holes, Apple reveals details on how its diagnostic services access certain data on iOS devices.

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Apple: We don't build back doors into our products

Amid new alleged security flaws, the company denies building back doors in its devices or services that allow for government or other third-party snooping.

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Android L builds on Samsung's Knox fortifications

Google spills the beans on how it plans to take some of the Knox enterprise technology and lock it into the next version of Android.

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Snowden wants to build anti-surveillance tech

NSA leaker Edward Snowden, charged by the US with spying and still holding out in Russia sans a passport, has a new career plan.

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Still running Windows XP? Antivirus products put to the test

Microsoft no longer supports XP users, but a host of antivirus products tested by AV-Test can still defend you from viruses.

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Chinese hackers take command of Tesla Model S

Security firm Qihoo 360 says hackers gained control of some Tesla Model S functions -- but skimps on details of how the car was hacked.

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DDoS attacks intensified in first half of 2014

The volume and intensity of DDoS attacks in the first half of the year reached new heights, according to research.

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Superman is most toxic superhero

Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a phishing scheme! Security firm McAfee says Net villains like to bait their hyperlink hooks with Superman's moniker.

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