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Australian parliamentary network hacked; no sign data stolen
February 8th, 2019  12:35 AM

Australia's leading cybersecurity agency is investigating a breach of the country's federal parliamentary computing network amid speculation of hacking by a foreign nation

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The Latest: Chinese envoy warns Canada over Huawei case
January 17th, 2019  4:17 PM

China's ambassador to Canada says the arrest by Canadian authorities of a Huawei Technologies executive was an act of "backstabbing" by a friend and he warns of repercussions if Canada bars the company from its new 5G network for security reasons

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Class-action lawsuit filed over Marriott data breach
January 11th, 2019  10:48 AM

A group of class-action law firms has filed the largest-to-date lawsuit related to hotel chain Marriott's data breach

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Neiman Marcus reaches $1.5 million data breach settlement
January 8th, 2019  7:45 PM

More than 40 state attorneys general have announced a $1.5 million settlement with The Neiman Marcus Group LLC over a data breach the Dallas-based retailer disclosed in January 2014.

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Witness' apartment searched in Germany hacking case
January 7th, 2019  11:29 AM

German investigators say they have searched the apartment of a person described as a witness in their probe of an alleged hacking case that saw hundreds of politicians' and celebrities' private information posted online

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German politicians' data posted online, govt probes source
January 4th, 2019  1:26 PM

Personal data and documents on hundreds of German politicians and others have been posted online and the German government says cyber-experts are examining how the information was obtained

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German politicians' data posted online, govt probes source
January 4th, 2019  1:01 PM

Personal data and documents on hundreds of German politicians and others have been posted online and the German government says cyber-experts are examining how the information was obtained

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BevMo warns of customer credit card data breach
December 27th, 2018  9:28 AM

BevMo is warning that a data breach may have allowed a hacker to steal credit card numbers and other information from more than 14,000 customers who used the alcohol-seller's website

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No more paperwork: Estonia edges toward digital government
December 26th, 2018  12:55 PM

The Baltic nation of Estonia is engaged in the most ambitious project in governance in today's world, creating a totally digital government designed to reduce bureaucracy, increase transparency and boost economic growth

No more paperwork: Estonia edges toward digital government
Digitally enhanced: Estonia plots the end of bureaucracy
December 26th, 2018  5:42 AM

The Baltic nation of Estonia is engaged in the most ambitious project in governance in today's world, creating a totally digital government designed to reduce bureaucracy, increase transparency and boost economic growth

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China's Huawei faces new setbacks in Europe's telecom market
December 23rd, 2018  4:32 AM

Chinese tech giant Huawei faces new setbacks in Europe's telecom market as dispute with US deepens

China's Huawei faces new setbacks in Europe's telecom market
Czech cyber security agency warns against use of Huawei
December 17th, 2018  11:10 AM

The Czech Republic's cyber security watchdog is warning against use of products by Chinese electronics giant Huawei and another Chinese telecommunications company, ZTE

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China suspected in huge Marriott data breach, official says
December 12th, 2018  10:44 PM

Investigators believe hackers working on behalf of China's main intelligence agency are responsible for a massive data breach involving the Marriott hotel chain

China suspected in huge Marriott data breach, official says
China suspected in huge Marriott data breach, official says
December 12th, 2018  7:37 PM

Investigators believe hackers working on behalf of China's main intelligence agency are responsible for a massive data breach involving the Marriott hotel chain

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The Latest: US suspects China in Marriott data breach
December 12th, 2018  7:18 PM

Investigators believe hackers working on behalf of China's main intelligence agency are responsible for a massive data breach at the Marriott hotel chain

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Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scans
December 11th, 2018  1:02 AM

Hertz partners with Clear to speed car rental process with biometric scanning

Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scans
Business owners need to teach staffers about password safety
December 10th, 2018  12:27 PM

It may seem obvious: Companies' computers, mobile devices and accounts need very secure passwords

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Australia anti-encryption law rushed to passage
December 7th, 2018  4:13 PM

A new law rushed through Australia's parliament will compel technology companies including Apple, Facebook and Google to help police catch terrorists and other criminals by disabling encryption protections

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Leak site's launch shows dilemma of radical transparency
December 3rd, 2018  11:56 AM

A new leak website's struggle with what to keep on its shelves is illustrating the difficulty of balancing full transparency with respect for privacy in an age of mass disclosures

Leak site's launch shows dilemma of radical transparency
Schumer says Marriott should pay to replace hacked passports
December 2nd, 2018  12:54 PM

Sen. Charles Schumer says Marriott hotel officials should pay for new passports for customers whose passport numbers were hacked as part of a massive data breach

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