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Supervalu latest major company to fall victim to cyberattack

The company has notified customers of criminal "intrusion" of its network. Albertsons stores, among others previously owned by Supervalu, are also affected in a related breach.

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Ferguson, Mo., police site hit with DDoS attack

In the wake of the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown, hackers launch a cyberattack to take out the police department's website and email.

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Russian PM's Twitter account hacked: 'I am resigning'

Dmitry Medvedev's Twitter account issues a surprising series of tweets criticizing the Russian government and President Putin.

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Vast majority of hackers believe they're above the law -- survey

A new survey looks at what makes hackers tick -- and for most, it's not money or glory.

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Anonymous hacks Ferguson, Mo., police site for dispatch tapes

The hacking collective publishes hours of alleged police dispatch tapes on Twitter and YouTube from the day unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by police in a St. Louis suburb.

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Edward Snowden a 'uniquely postmodern breed of whistle-blower'

In a wide-ranging interview with author James Bamford for Wired magazine, the former NSA contractor opens up on why he became the most wanted man in the world.

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Lookout Mobile Security nabs $150 million in funding

As it prepares for a larger push beyond consumers into the business market, Lookout Mobile Security locks down one of the largest rounds of funding ever disclosed for a tech security firm.

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Facial recognition tech leads feds to fugitive after 14 years

A cold case comes back to life after facial recognition software recognizes an alleged US outlaw who'd been hiding out in Nepal.

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Manchester United bans iPads from stadium

The famed soccer club cites "security intelligence" in stopping fans from bringing "large electronic devices" into Old Trafford.

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Obama picks former Googler to head federal tech overhaul

To avoid another Healthcare.gov debacle, President Obama hires a team of techies to clean up government IT systems and websites.

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iOS scores as most secure mobile OS in spyware report

FinSpy spyware can hack its way into Android, BlackBerry, and older versions of Windows Phone but can't touch iOS unless the device is jailbroken, according to a leaked report from Gamma Group.

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Smartphone 'kill-switch' bill headed to California governor

A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.

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