hackers

  • December 13, 2010  

    In the wake of the Gawker Media hacking over the weekend, Jeffrey Brown gets a wider perspective about the vulnerability of online information and the danger of further cyberattacks from James Lewis of the Center for Strategic and International Studies and Larry Clinton of the Internet Security Alliance. Continue reading

  • December 12, 2010   BY Hari Sreenivasan  

    Gawker Media, one of the web’s largest publishers, has been hacked. The insides of the multiple websites within their portfolio, their 1.3 million user names, e-mail addresses and passwords, are now splayed all across the Internet for anyone to see. … Continue reading

  • December 8, 2010  

    WikiLeaks has become the target of hackers who oppose its latest release of secret government documents, but some supporters are waging cyber attacks against individuals and companies — including MasterCard, PayPal and a Swiss bank — that have severed ties with the controversial site. Spencer Michels has more. Continue reading

  • July 9, 2009  

    Some businesses are beginning to embrace a technology called “cloud computing” — storing data and programs on the Internet rather than on an individual company’s computers. But critics worry about privacy issues. Spencer Michels reports. Continue reading

  • November 2, 2006  

    After the problems of the 2000 presidential elections, electronic voting machines were designed to make casting and counting ballots easier and more accurate. But recent problems encountered in several states using the new machines have raised concerns about their reliability and susceptibility to fraud. Continue reading

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