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GOOGLE TACKLES QUANTUM COMPUTING’S HARDEST PROBLEM: ERRORS - ROBERT MCMILLAN BUSINESS 03.04.15 3:48 PM

The promise of quantum computing is computers powerful enough to break the encryption techniques we now use to protect the world’s data. But realizing that promise means, among other things, cracking a thorny paradox. 311 more words

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Uber security breach revealed 50,000 driver's license numbers - Al Jazeera February 28, 2015 4:13PM ET

A security breach at Uber, a ride-hailing service, may have disclosed the names and driver’s license numbers of about 50,000 drivers across multiple states, the company said in a statement on Friday. 163 more words

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US spy chief James Clapper highlights cyber threats - BBC News 26 February 2015 Last updated at 20:07 ET

US intelligence agencies have placed cyber attacks from foreign governments and criminals at the top of their list of threats to the country.

Online assaults would increasingly undermine US economic competitiveness and national security, said Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. 308 more words

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GOP chairman: Cyberattacks are biggest threat to privacy - By Mario Trujillo February 21, 2015, 06:00 am

Congress must pass a cybersecurity bill this year to avoid “lasting harm” to the United States, said Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (Wis.). 351 more words

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US and UK accused of hacking Sim card firm to steal codes 20 February 2015 Last updated at 00:26 ET

US and British intelligence agencies illegally hacked into a major manufacturer of Sim cards to steal codes and facilitate eavesdropping on mobiles, a US news website says. 184 more words

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