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15 hours ago Is OPM Breach Just Tip of Iceberg?

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Returning Congress Delves into Federal CyberdefenseAs federal lawmakers return this week from their Independence Day recess, Congress picks up where it left off before the break: holding hearings on the Office of Personnel Management breach that exposed the personal records of millions of government workers.

2 days ago Ad Fraud Trojan Kovter Patches Flash Player, IE to Keep Other Malware Out

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The ad fraud Trojan known as Kovter has been updating Adobe Flash Player and Microsoft Internet Explorer on infected systems, most likely in an effort to keep other malware out.

The French security researcher known as Kafeine discovered this new Kovter trick when he noticed that some of his virtual machines were attempting to download the latest version of Flash Player.

2 days ago Why autonomous cars?

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One of the things we often forget when discussing the latest technological marvel is whether it fulfils a rational need.

2 days ago Plex forum data held hostage: change your password now

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A hacker is demanding payment -- or Plex will find its data spread across the Internet.

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3 hours ago Hillary Clinton accuses China of widespread hacking

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Hillary Clinton has told her Democratic party supporters that China is 'trying to hack into everything that doesn't move in America'.

54 minutes ago Best Practices in Enterprise Gamification

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Done right, gamification provides multitude of benefits that can largely improve the way things are done in any business.

1 day ago US Spy Agency Targeted top Brazilian Officials: WikiLeaks

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Aside from listening in on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's phone calls, US spies also targeted top political and financial officials, according to new information released by WikiLeaks on Saturday.

The whistle-blowing website published a National Security Agency list of 29 Brazilian government phone numbers that the American spy group monitored.

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6 minutes ago Hacking Team hit by breach; leak suggests it sold spyware to oppressive regimes

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The elusive Italian spyware and hacking tool provider -- particularly for law enforcement -- had its corporate insides revealed over the weekend.

5 hours ago Encryption's holy grail is getting closer, one way or another

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Working with encrypted data without decrypting it first sounds too good to be true, but it's becoming possible.

9 hours ago DB2 11 for z/OS now has accelerator-only table functionality

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() Have you ever noticed that sometimes you make a statement, and no sooner is it made something comes along and negates it? Then you have to write a new blog post explaining why the first thing you said is no longer true. That is exactly what happened to me the last week. Despite my best efforts, sometimes things just change faster than I can finish explaining my original thoughts.