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  • Merkel says trust must be restored after reports of U.S. spying

    Merkel says trust must be restored after reports of U.S. spying
    LONDON — Declaring that “spying among friends is absolutely not OK,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that trust between her government and the Obama administration would need to be rebuilt after reports that U.S....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Veep' hits a higher gear this year

    'Veep' hits a higher gear this year
    Standing in a pile of construction rubble on a cold and dirty location set at the Lord Baltimore Hotel here in January, I didn’t know what to expect from Season 3 of HBO's "Veep." Everyone in the cast and crew, including star Julia Louis-Dreyfus,...
  • Buy online; waive your rights

    When you go online to arrange a hotel room or any travel service other than an airline ticket, before the website lets you buy, you have to check a box that acknowledges that you accept the fine print. Chances are, you just check that "terms of use" or...
  • Indictment in Silk Road case

    Indictment in Silk Road case
    Ross William Ulbricht was indicted Tuesday on charges that he operated the billion-dollar Silk Road website where customers used Bitcoins to buy and sell drugs. The indictment for Ulbricht, 29, who authorities said was known by his Internet moniker...
  • Target security breach lasted longer than previously thought

    WASHINGTON — A Target Corp. official told a Senate committee that a massive security breach affecting up to 110 million holiday shoppers lasted three days longer than previously thought. Chief Financial Officer John Mulligan disclosed the latest...
  • Recent scams try to scare and tap your curiosity

    Con artists are as slick as the ice building up outside. They're constantly looking for new ways to get us to slip up and fall for their costly tricks. They often try to scare you, as they did last week to Agnes Gackenbach of Emmaus. She got an...
  • 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...