Millions More Government Fingerprints Believed to be StolenThe number of people applying for or receiving security clearances whose fingerprint images were stolen in one of the worst government data breaches is now believed to be 5.6 million, not 1.1 million as first thought, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced Wednesday.
UN Privacy Chief: Digital Surveillance 'Worse Than Orwell' Could Have PredictedThe UN privacy chief says the world needs more internet protection to safeguard data and battle secret surveillance.
OPM Sends Data Breach Notifications to Millions of EmployeesMillions 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.
Tips on Protecting Your Business from HackersThe massive hack at Sony has some businesses second guessing their own cyber security.
Researchers: New System Protects Drones From HackersNew system detects unusual behaviors and attempts to thwart cyber attacks against military drones.
Utah Lawmaker Questions Why City Water Is Going To NSA FacilityA 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.
Hackers Get Records Of Up To 25,000 Federal EmployeesThe internal records of Homeland Security Department employees were compromised after a computer break-in at a federal contractor.
Cyber Cops: Target Hackers May Take Years To FindSecret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target's computer systems last December.
Study: Most Global Businesses Unprepared For Cyber AttacksResearchers say less than 20 percent of them say they are "fully prepared" to respond to hacking attempts.
Cyber-Training Not Yet in Place For D.C. WorkersThe 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.
US General: Military Launching Cyber Attacks In AfghanistanThe 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.

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