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11.24.15
Hilton confirms malware accessed payment info at its hotels
11.24.15

Hilton confirms malware accessed payment info at its hotels

Intruders grabbed Hilton payment info in late 2014 and mid-2015, including card numbers.

By J. Fingas,   11.24.15
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11.24.15
Unofficial app makes PlayStation 4 to PC streaming a reality
11.24.15

Unofficial app makes PlayStation 4 to PC streaming a reality

But how long will Sony let it operate?

By T. Seppala,   11.24.15
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11.21.15
Check your credit card transactions: 54 Starwood hotels hit by malware
11.21.15

Check your credit card transactions: 54 Starwood hotels hit by malware

The hotel chain's point-of-sale systems in 54 locations were compromised.

By M. Moon,   11.21.15
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11.19.15
People tweeted their phone number and got spammed with cat facts
11.19.15

People tweeted their phone number and got spammed with cat facts

A programmer teaches Twitter users who tweet out their phone numbers a lesson with cat facts.

By B. Steele,   11.19.15
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11.17.15
Congress considers letting US companies hack Chinese attackers
11.17.15

Congress considers letting US companies hack Chinese attackers

A Congress study says the US may want to let companies launch 'revenge' hacks to recover or wipe data.

By J. Fingas,   11.17.15
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11.12.15
'We take your security seriously'
11.12.15

'We take your security seriously'

Anyone who has even the slightest amount of contact with the internet is familiar with the scenario:...

By V. Blue,   11.12.15
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11.11.15
US prisons allegedly record more inmate calls than they should (update: response)
11.11.15

US prisons allegedly record more inmate calls than they should (update: response)

It might not just be everyday people who've been subject to illegal surveillance -- prisoners may...

By J. Fingas,   11.11.15
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11.06.15
Hackers have infiltrated the US arrest records database
11.06.15

Hackers have infiltrated the US arrest records database

The hackers who broke into the CIA director's AOL email address have hit an even bigger target.

By N. Ingraham,   11.06.15
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