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Are You a Hack Waiting to Happen? Your Boss Wants to Know

The next phishing email you get could be from your boss.


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Md. & Va. Locations Included in Staples Data Breach

Staples Inc. says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach earlier this year, which includes several locations in the D.C. area.


Director of the United States Secret Service Julia Pierson testifies before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 30, 2014. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Secret Service Director Neglects To Mention Security Breach In CDC Elevator During Hearing

The embarrassing disclosures about lapses in presidential security just keep coming for the Secret Service.


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Report: Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion Passwords

Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published Tuesday.


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Target CEO Resigns in Wake of Data Breach

Target’s massive data breach has now cost the company’s CEO his job.


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AOL: Security Breach May Have Exposed Private Info Of ‘Significant Number’ Of Email Users’ Accounts

AOL says a security breach may have exposed the private information of a “significant number” of its email users’ accounts.


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Microsoft Warns of Internet Explorer Security Gap

Microsoft says a security gap in Internet Explorer could allow an attacker to take complete control of a computer if the user clicks on a link to a malicious website.


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AOL Reports Email Security Breach

AOL says a security breach may have exposed the private information of a “significant number” of its email users’ accounts.


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Johns Hopkins Students’ Info Discovered Online

Johns Hopkins University officials are alerting more than 2,000 graduate students that their personal information has been discovered on the Internet.


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Michaels Confirms Suspected Credit Card Security Breach

The Michaels chain of arts and crafts stores confirmed Thursday that approximately 2.6 million credit cards may have been affected by an ongoing security breach that lasted from May 8, 2013 to Jan. 27, 2014.