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Phishing becomes more sophisticated

The successful use of phishing emails to breach secure organizations like Oak Ridge National Laboratory and EMC's RSA security division is a stark reminder of the serious threat posed by a type of attack that was previously dismissed as low-tech.

Texas Comptroller takes blame for major breach

Days after firing two IT managers after a data breach exposed the Social Security numbers and other personal data of over 3.5 million Texans, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs took personal responsibility for the incident.

Texas fires two tech chiefs over breach

The Texas State Comptroller's office has fired its heads of information security and of innovation and technology following an inadvertent data leak that exposed Social Security numbers and other personal information on over 3.2 million people in the...

Phishing emerges as major corporate security threat

The successful use of phishing emails to breach secure organizations like Oak Ridge National Laboratory and RSA are stark reminders of the serious threat posed by what some experts have dismissed as as a low-tech method of attack.

L.A. may sue over delays in Google Apps project, report says

Google on Thursday downplayed a report that the city of Los Angeles may file a lawsuit against it due to delays in implementing a much touted $7.2 million contract to replace Novell GroupWise applications with the Google Apps for Government hosted em...

Government made me do it, imprisoned TJX hacker claims

Convicted hacker Albert Gonzalez, who is currently serving a 20-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to the massive hacks at TJX, Heartland and numerous retailers, now claims that he thought he was authorized and directed by the government to c...

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