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  • Senate's torture report will provoke hacktivist reprisals

    The release Tuesday of the U.S. Senate's report that excoriated the Central Intelligence Agency for torturing suspected terrorists will result in retaliation by cyber-hacktivist groups, a security expert predicted today.

    Written by Gregg Keizer11 Dec. 14 07:28
  • How Boston Children's Hospital Hit Back at Anonymous

    On March 20, Dr. Daniel J. Nigrin, senior vice president for information services and CIO at Boston Children's Hospital, got word that his organization faced an imminent threat from Anonymous in response to the hospital's diagnosis and treatment of a 15-year-old girl removed from her parent's care by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

    Written by Brian Eastwood15 Sept. 14 22:40
  • Ferguson's tiny IT operation in the maelstrom

    Ferguson, Mo., the city now in the midst of protests over a fatal police shooting, runs the type of IT department that gets almost no attention.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau15 Aug. 14 05:55
  • LulzSec leader sentenced to time served

    A leader of the LulzSec hacking group is walking free after serving about seven months in prison because of his cooperation with police that has helped prevent hundreds of other attacks.

    Written by Grant Gross28 May 14 05:19
  • PayPal DDoS attackers plead guilty, some may walk free

    Anonymous members, charged with a distributed denial-of-service attack on PayPal, entered a plea Thursday that could see some of them walk free at sentencing next December.

    Written by John Ribeiro06 Dec. 13 07:43
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  • How 'Facebook at Work' Could Alter the Social Enterprise Landscape

    Most people don't want to be caught at work with Facebook open on their computers or smartphones, but that may change very soon. Facebook is working on a new social network for the workplace, called "Facebook at Work," that would pit the king of social media against more business-savvy stalwarts such as Google, Microsoft and LinkedIn, according to the Financial Times.

    Written by Matt Kapko02 Dec. 14 02:57
  • Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter Earnings Tell Very Different Tales

    Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn all recently announced their latest earnings, and the reports highlight profound differences in each of the platforms, as well as unique future opportunities. The companies, operators of three of the world's largest and most popular social networks, may be competitors, but when you enter their walled gardens the purpose and intent is increasingly varied.

    Written by Matt Kapko12 Nov. 14 02:41
  • Top 12 Security Slideshows of 2012

    As 2012 comes to a close, it's time to reflect on the security trends of the year with this look at the hottest security slideshows of 2012.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud24 Dec. 12 14:14
  • Worst security snafus of 2012

    The first half of 2012 was pretty bad - from the embarrassing hack of a conversation between the FBI and Scotland Yard to a plethora of data breaches - and the second half wasn't much better, with events including Symantec's antivirus update mess and periodic attacks from hactivists at Anonymous.

    Written by Ellen Messmer10 Dec. 12 17:57
  • 2011's biggest security snafus

    Perhaps it was an omen of what was to come when the city of San Francisco on New Year's Eve 2010 couldn't get a backup system running in its Emergency Operations Center because no one knew the password.

    Written by Ellen Messmer02 Dec. 11 06:27

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