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Hackers strike Microsoft

The software giant rushes to manage an attack on its internal corporate network that it describes as "industrial espionage."

 

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The software giant rushes to manage an attack on its internal corporate network that it describes as "industrial espionage."

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How did the Microsoft hack happen?
Richard Smith, CTO, The Privacy Foundation

 


Microsoft network hacked; FBI steps in
update The FBI says it has opened an investigation of the break-in to Microsoft's computer network, following the software giant's vow to shore up its internal security.

Microsoft chief: Hack "not very" damaging
CEO Steve Ballmer says hackers who broke into the software giant's computer system have not obtained access to any key programs.

Congress set to crack down on hackers
As software giant Microsoft finds itself the latest victim of hackers, Congress agrees on compromise legislation to aid in the investigation of hackers and provide more funds for the FBI.

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Privacy expert monitors issue with a keen eye
Richard Smith knows how information collected through technology can be manipulated in ways the developer never intended.