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Malicious software hits business computers in Hawaii. Post #110.

Source:  Associated Press (Honolulu, Hawaii), dated 14 November 2014.

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Malicious computer software that locks up files and demands a ransom for their release has shown up in Honolulu. 225 more words

We Are All Responsible for Online Security

Recently we’ve seen a number of sensational stories about hacking and security breaches. The hacking of celebrity photos is a high-profile example of personal information being shared online without consent. 840 more words

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Maker of Apple Pay Competitor Has Already Been Hacked

You can’t make this stuff up.

MCX, the retailer consortium behind Apple Pay competitor CurrentC, has already been hacked, according to an email sent out to those people who have signed up for, or downloaded, the CurrentC app. 463 more words

Commerce

Businesses Face Heat As Security Breaches take a Toll on Consumers

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Being a custodian of personal information is a huge responsibility. And what happens when that responsibility is taken for granted? This is what is going on with most businesses today. 657 more words

Security Breach

A look at previous security breaches on Parliament Hill

WATCH: In the aftermath of the Ottawa shooting, there are lots of questions about how a gunman got so close to politicians. Chief Political Correspondent Tom Clark discusses. 283 more words

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Why you should be afraid of the Cloud

The cloud is still safe really!

With all these major breaches constantly gracing the evening news, it might be hard to believe. But the truth is that most cloud services are built so as to ensure the security of data. 638 more words

Pierson On Resignation: 'The Media Has Made It Clear That This Is What They Expected'

WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — One lesson from Julia Pierson’s short tenure as director of the agency that protects the first family: The Secret Service can’t keep secrets from the president. 997 more words

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