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' OBAMA SILENTLY SIGNS FIVE CYBER-SECURITY BILLS INTO LAW THOUGH THE EXECUTIVE ORDER GOES BACK TO 2013 '

#AceNewsServices – WASHINGTON:Dec.19 – President Obama on Thursday signed five cyber-security bills into law, after an unexpected spate of legislative activity on the issue. 

Though we need to go back to Tuesday Feb.12 2013 when President Obama signed an… 305 more words

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The Secret World of Stolen Smartphones, Where Business Is Booming - BY MATTHEW SHAER 12.18.14 | 6:30 AM

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In late May of 2012, a damaged package split open at a FedEx facility in Rancho Cordova, California, spilling dozens of boxed iPhones across the shipping room floor. 210 more words

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Employee Data Breach The Worst Part Of Sony Hack

The Sony hack has taught us so much. It’s taught us to send corporate email as if everyone is reading those emails. It’s taught us that people in Hollywood are… 482 more words

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Sony hackers imply threats of physical terrorism - Updated by Kelsey McKinney on December 16, 2014, 1:53 p.m. ET

Those behind the Sony hack have graduated from threatening to release more information to threats of terrorism.

Here is a statement from the latest leak, which was released on Pastebin: 155 more words

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Tech Giants Rally Around Microsoft to Protect Your Data Overseas BY KIM ZETTER 12.15.14 | 6:00 PM

When it comes to protecting data privacy, Microsoft has allies.

More than 75 civil liberties groups, technology companies, trade associations and computer scientists filed legal briefs today in support of the software giant, who is fighting to protect the privacy of data stored overseas from the prying eyes of the U.S. 293 more words

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The Sony hack: how it happened, who is responsible, and what we've learned - Updated by Timothy B. Lee on December 14, 2014, 11:00 a.m. ET

Last month, hackers infiltrated the computer network of Sony Pictures Entertainment, a major Hollywood movie studio. The attackers stole a huge number of confidential documents, which are now being downloaded (primarily by journalists) from file-sharing networks (the hackers have been rumored to be from North Korea, though the evidence for this is weak). 298 more words

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Cyber breakthrough eludes lawmakers - By Cory Bennett - 12/14/14 06:00 AM EST

Lawmakers are punting on a cyber sharing bill, leaving the controversial issue to the new Congress even as experts warn that the nation’s critical infrastructure remains exposed to attacks. 193 more words

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