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  • The German-American breakup

     The German-American breakup
    When candidate Barack Obama spoke in July 2008 in Berlin near the Brandenburg Gate, he told a rapturous German audience that peace and progress "require allies who will listen to each other, learn from each other and, most of all, trust each other." It...
  • Take steps to limit damage if hackers snare your data

     Take steps to limit damage if hackers snare your data
    You might have gone to a supermarket, mailed a package at UPS or gone to a restaurant or hospital and thought nothing about holding your wallet tightly. Yet, a thief might have preyed on you anyway. And if you are like millions of Americans, you are...
  • JPMorgan Chase, two other banks see no sign of fraud from cyberattacks

    JPMorgan Chase, two other banks see no sign of fraud from cyberattacks
    As the FBI and U.S. Secret Service investigated the scope of recent cyberattacks on U.S. financial institutions, the nation's largest banks said Thursday that they hadn't seen any unusual fraud activity from their customers' accounts. Officials at...
  • Retailers face increasing threat from cybercriminals

    Retailers face increasing threat from cybercriminals
    Target, eBay, Michaels Stores, Neiman Marcus, P.F. Chang's and SuperValu — the parent of Shoppers Food & Pharmacy. It reads like a who's who of American retail and dining, but it's also a list of companies that lost customer data to cyberattacks...
  • UCF's winning "cyber defense" team meets V.P. Biden

    UCF's winning "cyber defense" team meets V.P. Biden
    A group of UCF students who won first place in a "cyber defense" contest in April got to meet Vice President Joe Biden and tour the White House this week as part of their prize. The University of Central Florida students won the top spot in the...
  • Cedars-Sinai reports possible breach of patients' medical data

    Cedars-Sinai reports possible breach of patients' medical data
    Medical records and other data may have been compromised for at least 500 patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, the hospital said Friday, after an employee's laptop computer was stolen. The laptop's hard drive may have had some...
  • Tech president Provin finds her way in man's world

    It's a frequent occurrence at coffee breaks at technology conferences: Men assume that Cindy Provin may be someone's assistant or a manager, but don't figure that she's the boss of a tech company. "You'll see the surprise in their eyes when they are...
  • Baltimore startup Maddrix lands on list of NSA cybersecurity experts

    Baltimore startup Maddrix lands on list of NSA cybersecurity experts
    When federal databases containing sensitive information on U.S. intelligence or nuclear weapons come under cyberattack, the agencies call on major companies like Lockheed Martin, Verizon and Booz Allen Hamilton — as well as a two-year-old startup in...
  • UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative

    UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative
    HARTFORD — The state is investing $1.55 billion in tax dollars at the University of Connecticut over the next 10 years to bolster research programs and facilities, hire faculty and establish partnerships with the business community. On Tuesday,...
  • Massive data breach reported: monitor your accounts and change your passwords

    I just changed the passwords on a bunch of my banking, financial, social media and email accounts. Here's why you should consider doing that, too. A cybersecurity firm said it has uncovered about 1.2 billion Internet logins and passwords and more than 500...
  • Pittsburgh's work on foreign hackers may become model for nationwide effort

    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is adding resources and agents in Pittsburgh to combat hackers after the Steel City's law enforcement agencies, universities and companies led the way on two landmark prosecutions. The two cases targeting...