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OPM Sends Data Breach Notifications to Millions of Employees

Millions of federal workers are starting to receive notices from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management that their identity may be compromised following the recent data breach.

06/15/2015

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Tips on Protecting Your Business from Hackers

The massive hack at Sony has some businesses second guessing their own cyber security.

12/20/2014

New system detects unusual behaviors and attempts to thwart cyber attacks against military drones. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Researchers: New System Protects Drones From Hackers

New system detects unusual behaviors and attempts to thwart cyber attacks against military drones.

12/02/2014

A Utah lawmaker concerned about government spying on its citizens is questioning whether city water service should be cut off to a massive National Security Agency data storage facility outside Salt Lake City. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Utah Lawmaker Questions Why City Water Is Going To NSA Facility

A Utah lawmaker concerned about government spying on its citizens is questioning whether city water service should be cut off to a massive National Security Agency data storage facility outside Salt Lake City.

11/19/2014

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Hackers Get Records Of Up To 25,000 Federal Employees

The internal records of Homeland Security Department employees were compromised after a computer break-in at a federal contractor.

08/22/2014

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Cyber Cops: Target Hackers May Take Years To Find

Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target’s computer systems last December.

04/17/2014

Researchers say majority of global businesses are unprepared for computer hacking attempts. (Getty Images)

Study: Most Global Businesses Unprepared For Cyber Attacks

Researchers say less than 20 percent of them say they are “fully prepared” to respond to hacking attempts.

03/19/2014

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Cyber-Training Not Yet in Place For D.C. Workers

The District of Columbia government has yet to offer organized across-the-board cyber-security training to its employees despite an internal recommendation last year that it improve such education.

03/04/2013

Soldiers of the 4th brigade combat team 4th infantry division of the U.S. Army clean a mortar range at the Forward Operating Base Joyce, in the Kunar province of Afghanistan on Aug. 20, 2012. (credit: JOSE CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images)

US General: Military Launching Cyber Attacks In Afghanistan

The U.S. military has been launching cyber attacks against its opponents in Afghanistan, a senior officer said last week, making an unusually explicit acknowledgment of the oft-hidden world of electronic warfare.

08/24/2012