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By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Insurers aren't required to encrypt consumers' data under a 1990s federal law that remains the foundation for health care privacy in the Internet age -- an omission that seems striking in light of the major cyberattack against Anthem.
By Anna Sillers
After seeing an increase of stolen information used to file fraudulent state tax returns, TurboTax announced that the processing of all state filing has been halted and the option to file state taxes online no longer exists.
By Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has tightened rules governing how the FBI, CIA and other intelligence agencies use Internet and phone communications of foreigners collected by the National Security Agency.
For a few hours on Monday, visitors to MalaysiaAirlines.com were unable to purchase airline tickets or access schedules. Instead, the airline’s website showed a picture of a Malaysia Airways A380 plane and the words “404-Plane Not Found,” and “Hacked by…
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By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday will renew his call for Congress to pass cyber security legislation, including a proposal that encourages companies to share threat information with the government and protects them from potential lawsuits if they do.
By Joshua Barajas
Google’s email service appears to have been blocked by the Chinese government, renewing censorship concerns and further stressing an already contentious relationship between the Internet giant and China. The recent clampdown has also prevented access for third-party email clients, such…
By Ted Bridis, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — In the weeks before hackers broke into Sony Pictures Entertainment, the studio suffered significant technology outages it blamed on software flaws and incompetent technical staffers who weren't paying attention, even as hackers targeted executives to trick them into…
Investigators have called the pre-Thanksgiving cyber attack on Sony Pictures “unprecedented.” The attack knocked out most of Sony’s network and while the culprits remain unknown, some are considering North Korea as a possible suspect. For more on North Korea’s possible…
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