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  • EU Parliament Clears a Path to Give Snowden Asylum
  • Tue, 03 Nov 2015 03:47:53 -0500

    As winter approaches in Moscow, Snowden may have new hope of a safe haven in a warmer expatriate climate: The European Union. On Thursday the EU parliament voted by a narrow margin of 285-281 to protect Snowden from extradition if he were to reside in Europe, a step toward allowing the NSA leaker to leave Moscow and safely live or travel on the continent. The motion, according to a statement from the parliament, will ?drop any criminal charges against Edward Snowden, grant him protection and consequently prevent extradition or rendition by third parties, in recognition of his status as whistle-blower and international human rights defender.?

  • Still fuming over HTTPS mishap, Google makes Symantec an offer it can
  • Thu, 29 Oct 2015 04:37:46 -0400

    Google has given Symantec an offer it can't refuse: give a thorough accounting of its ailing certificate authority process or risk having the world's most popular browser

  • Teen Who Hacked CIA Director
  • Tue, 20 Oct 2015 05:09:37 -0400

    A hacker who claims to have broken into the AOL account of CIA Director John Brennan says he obtained access by posing as a Verizon worker to trick another employee into revealing the spy chief

  • Vint Cerf and 260 experts give FCC a plan to secure Wi-Fi routers
  • Mon, 19 Oct 2015 04:17:24 -0400

    The state of Wi-Fi router security is

  • Journalist convicted of helping Anonymous hack the LA Times
  • Thu, 08 Oct 2015 07:56:15 -0400

    A journalist accused of helping a rogue hacking group briefly take control of the LA Times' website was convicted by a federal jury in California on Wednesday. Matthew Keys, 28, of Vacaville, California, was convicted of conspiracy to make unauthorized changes to a computer, transmitting malicious code and attempted transmission of malicious code, according to the Department of Justice.

  • Security awareness is our shared responsibility
  • Fri, 02 Oct 2015 08:20:13 -0400

    The month of October kicks off National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), emphasizing our

  • 10 cutting-edge security threats
  • Fri, 25 Sep 2015 05:03:34 -0400

    When you think of security vulnerabilities, the first thing that likely comes to your mind are flaws in Windows or apps like Adobe Reader that let hackers wreak havoc on your PC. But computers are everywhere these days, and with more computers come more security headaches.

  • CSOs could see 7% raise next year
  • Fri, 18 Sep 2015 05:21:54 -0400

    IT salaries are on the rise, one sign of a continuingly competitive hiring environment. Skilled and experienced IT pros often receive multiple offers, even if they

  • Arrest of 14-Year-Old Student for Making a Clock: the Fruits of Sustained Fearmongering and Anti-Mus
  • Thu, 17 Sep 2015 05:57:59 -0400

    There are sprawling industries and self-proclaimed career