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  • Target data theft fuels new worries on cybersecurity

     Target data theft fuels new worries on cybersecurity
    As millions of bargain-crazed customers swarmed through Target stores on Black Friday, one of the most audacious heists in retail history was quietly underway. A band of cyberthieves pilfered credit and debit card information from the giant retailer's...
  • At spy exhibit, tradecraft trumps digital data dumps

    As WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden, the leaker of National Security Agency documents, continue to dominate the headlines, one can wonder how the business of exposing government secrets has become, well, rather mundane, a matter of vast digital data dumps....
  • Facebook removes controversial line about teens in privacy policy

    Facebook removes controversial line about teens in privacy policy
    SAN FRANCISCO -- After a lengthy delay and under growing pressure from regulators and lawmakers, Facebook moved forward with updates to its privacy policy on Friday but deleted a controversial sentence that claimed any teen using the service was assumed...
  • Chicago hacker tied to Anonymous given 10 years in prison

    Chicago hacker tied to Anonymous given 10 years in prison
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Chicago computer hacker tied to the group known as Anonymous was sentenced on Friday to 10 years in prison for cyber attacks on various government agencies and businesses, including a global intelligence company. Jeremy Hammond,...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Hawaii Five-0' on CBS

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Hawaii Five-0' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 10 - 16, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Undercover Boss Dutch Bros. Coffee...
  • TV picks for Nov. 11 to Nov. 17: 'Alpha House,' 'Eagleheart,' 'Almost Human'

    TV picks for Nov. 11 to Nov. 17: 'Alpha House,' 'Eagleheart,' 'Almost Human'
    This week brings the series premieres of "Ground Floor," "Alpha House" and "Almost Human" and the series finale of "Eastbound & Down." Also on the schedule are the return of "Parks and Recreation" after a short hiatus, the Season 4 premiere of "Raising...
  • Google unveils Helpouts, new how-to live video chat service

    Google unveils Helpouts, new how-to live video chat service
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Google is launching a live video chat service that connects people with personal trainers, contractors, music teachers and other experts who can teach them how to do stuff. Think Hangouts with an expert on the other end, say a yoga...
  • Two threats to Md.'s life sciences industry

    Two threats to Md.'s life sciences industry
    Rockville researchers are on the cusp of developing the first-ever malaria vaccine. The impact on global health would be revolutionary — the mosquito-borne disease sickens 200 million people each year and claims more than half a million lives....
  • Airline industry swooping in to prevent cyberattacks

    Airline industry swooping in to prevent cyberattacks
    Worried that computer hackers attacking banks and media companies could easily shift targets, the airline industry is taking preemptive steps to ensure it doesn't become the next victim. Although the "hacking" of planes midair to bring them down is...
  • Briton arrested on charges of hacking U.S. government computers

    LONDON -- A young British computer hacker has been arrested by Britain’s cyber crime unit at the request of American prosecutors on charges of infiltrating U.S. government and military files, Britain’s newly formed National Crime Agency...
  • Expert advises families spend time offline

    For all technology's advantages — speed, instantaneous communication and connection across great distances — is it possible that it also, in some measure, diminishes the quality of how we relate to one another and to ourselves? Catherine...