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  • 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
  • The NSA blame game: Singling out RSA diverts attention from others

    RSA may have earned much of the criticism being heaped upon it for allegedly enabling a backdoor in one of its encryption technologies under a contract with the National Security Agency. But singling out the company for reproach deflects attention from the role that other technology vendors may have had in enabling the NSA's data collection activities.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan09 Jan. 14 12:31
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  • XPocalypse, not now

    Two months after Microsoft ended support for Windows XP, the catastrophic wave of exploits security experts expected to wash over the aged operating system have failed to materialize.

    Written by Gregg Keizer09 June 14 04:53
  • Breach goes from bad to worse for Target and its customers

    Target's acknowledgement Friday that personal data of 70 million people, not 40 million as previously thought, may have been exposed to hackers in a recent data breach raises new questions about the incident and how it could affect victims.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan10 Jan. 14 17:13