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  • If firms like Target won't protect privacy, make 'em pay

    Businesses have the tools and know-how to keep our personal information safe. They just don't do it. "It's expensive," said Nick Mancini, a partner at Tech Consultants, a Woodland Hills information technology firm. And that, in a nutshell, is why...
  • Target says data breach is far larger than first estimated

    The data breach at Target Corp. is dramatically larger than first estimated, affecting as many as 110 million consumers and deepening a public relations nightmare for the beleaguered retailer. The Minneapolis company said Friday that the personal...
  • Neiman Marcus and Target breaches result in probes and lawsuits

    Officials, banks and consumers all want a piece of Target and Neiman Marcus, filing lawsuits and launching investigations against the two retailers after they reported data breaches. A letter from Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Jay Rockefeller (D-W....
  • Ohana Brewing plans Alhambra tasting room

    Ohana Brewing plans Alhambra tasting room
    The small team at Ohana Brewing Co. has been busily making a wide variety of beers in its downtown-adjacent brewery for more than a year, but there hasn’t been a tasting room to visit where you could sample the parade of brews (almost every...
  • 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...
  • 5-year-old finds Xbox security flaw

    5-year-old finds Xbox security flaw
    A 5-year-old in San Diego might have a future working in Internet security.  ABC News reports that 5-year-old Kristoffer Von Hassel managed to hack into his father's Xbox Live account, bypassing the login screen by simply hitting the space bar a few...
  • Internet sites scramble to patch 'Heartbleed' bug, reassure users

    Internet sites scramble to patch 'Heartbleed' bug, reassure users
    As word spread this week about the dreaded "Heartbleed" bug, consumers and Websites struggled to understand the implications and sort through some of the more apocalyptic pronouncements being made about the problem.  Consumers started to receive a...
  • Former contract worker at UM says he accessed data to reveal problems

    Former contract worker at UM says he accessed data to reveal problems
    The FBI is investigating a former University of Maryland contract worker who said he took College Park administrators' personal information from the campus network and posted online about the stunt to draw attention to major security flaws. David...
  • 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...
  • Google Glass users get mostly warm reception

    Google Glass users get mostly warm reception
    SAN FRANCISCO — At 6 feet 4 inches, JR Curley is used to getting noticed. Just not like this. Ever since he got a pair of Google Glass in November, he has been turning heads at the grocery store, in restaurants, on the street, even at Disneyland....
  • Hacking incidents prompt universities to rethink balance between openness, security

    Hacking incidents prompt universities to rethink balance between openness, security
    In the two weeks between recent revelations that hackers stole data on students, alumni and faculty from the University of Maryland, College Park and the Johns Hopkins University, nearly 360,000 records were swiped in similar attacks at schools in...