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  • Before being freed, hacker Sabu was 'extraordinary' FBI informant

    Before being freed, hacker Sabu was 'extraordinary' FBI informant
    The news was astonishing: Rapper Tupac Shakur was alive and well in New Zealand. But the 2011 report was a hoax, and on Tuesday, one of the hackers behind it, Hector Xavier Monsegur, appeared in court to be sentenced for cyberattacks that stole credit...
  • U.S. indicts five Chinese military officials on cyberspying charges

    The federal indictment of five Chinese military officials for allegedly stealing U.S. corporate trade secrets significantly escalated the cyberespionage battle between the two superpowers — and sharply contrasted their attitudes toward commercial...
  • Discoveries By UNH Cyber Researchers Put Young Program In Tech Spotlight

    Discoveries By UNH Cyber Researchers Put Young Program In Tech Spotlight
    A group of "white hat" computer hackers at the University of New Haven uncovered security holes in two commonly used free texting apps this semester, briefly making them the toast of the worldwide tech media and providing welcome exposure for their...
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  • Too many people are ignoring threat of Heartbleed computer security flaw

     
    Last month I wrote about the Heartbleed computer bug, which experts warned had the potential to expose your personal information on many popular websites. Those experts suggested people change passwords on compromised sites, but a survey shows not...
  • A lesson for California: Bad initiatives make bad law

    A lesson for California: Bad initiatives make bad law
    Last year's Proposition 8 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court changed the lives of many same-sex couples and their families in California for the better. But the political fallout from that decision is also having a profound and worrisome effect on the...
  • Europe court ruling reboots Web privacy rules for Google, others

    In a sweeping ruling, Europe's highest court placed unprecedented power in the hands of consumers to determine what personal information can be displayed in Web search engine results. The so-called "right to be forgotten" case specifically targeted...
  • Online ballot system in question after Board of Elections action

    Online ballot system in question after Board of Elections action
    The future of a system that would let voters download absentee ballots before mailing them in was cast into doubt Thursday when the State Board of Elections refused to move forward with part of the plan amid fears it would open the door to widespread...
  • East Stroudsburg University awards degrees

    East Stroudsburg University awards degrees
    East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania awarded 1,079 degrees at separate commencement exercises for undergraduate and graduate students on May 9 and May 10. The three graduation ceremonies include one for graduate students on Friday, May 9, at 7 p.m....
  • RedEye Rock 'n' Vote 2014 official contest rules

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Semifinalist and Finalist rounds of "RedEye Rock 'N' Vote Competition" (the "Contest") start at 12:01 AM (CT) on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 and end at 11:00...
  • California challenges Facebook argument on online teen privacy

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Federal Trade Commission and California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris say that Facebook is misinterpreting how a children’s privacy law applies to teen privacy in a move that could undercut the giant social network in a federal court...