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Union Sues Feds Over Hack, Says Agency Had Ample Warning

Largest federal employee union files suit against OPM, its leaders and one of its contractors, arguing that negligence contributed to hack.


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Union Sues Feds Over Hack, Says Agency Had Ample Warning

The largest federal employee union filed a class action lawsuit Monday against the federal personnel office, its leaders and one of its contractors, arguing that negligence contributed to what government officials are calling one of the most damaging cyberthefts in U.S. history.


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New York Post Says Some of Its Twitter Accounts Hacked

A New York Post spokeswoman said some of the newspaper’s Twitter accounts were briefly hacked Friday.


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Obama Orders Sanctions on North Korea Over Sony Hack

President Barack Obama has ordered sanctions on North Korea in retaliation for the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.


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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.


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#Trending In Entertainment: Joan Rivers Dies and Hollywood Gets Hacked

This week one of entertainment’s comedic legends passed away, Hollywood got hacked, and apparently everyone is in court for something or the other.


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In Light of Celebrity Hacks, How to Protect Your Data

The theft of nude photographs from celebrities’ online accounts has thrown a spotlight on the security of cloud computing, a system used by a growing number of Americans to store personal information over the Internet.


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P.F. Chang’s Confirms Credit and Debit Card Breach

P.F. Chang’s is confirming that data from credit and debit cards used at its restaurants was stolen.


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Man Charged in Va. in Bush Family Email Hack

A Romanian man is facing charges that he hacked into Facebook and email accounts of former high-ranking U.S. government officials and a relative of two former presidents.


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U-Md. Database Containing Thousands of Student, Staff Records Hacked

University of Maryland officials have released a statement a day after the university’s president announced a database containing sensitive information about faculty, staff, students and affiliated personnel had been hacked.