Technology

September 19, 2017 - 5:54 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is pressing two credit monitoring companies to explain what cybersecurity they have in place to protect sensitive consumer information following a recent breach at Equifax that exposed the data of 143 million Americans. In letters to...
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September 19, 2017 - 3:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it's unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them aside as it barrels toward acquiring its next billion users. The world's biggest social network has unwittingly allowed groups backed by the Russian government to target...
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September 19, 2017 - 12:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory — she's been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet. Cybersecurity firm McAfee said Tuesday that Lavigne, whose last album came out in...
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September 19, 2017 - 12:00 am
Facebook may be facing an 'era of accountability' Review: Glitzy iPhone X aside, the iPhone 8 is fine for most NY attorney general presses TransUnion, Experian for details The person named most dangerous online might surprise you Russia seeks extradition from Greece of suspect wanted by US Study: 4...
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September 18, 2017 - 11:57 pm
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Classes are scheduled to resume Tuesday in northwestern Montana's Flathead Valley after more than 30 public and private schools canceled classes last week because several schools received cyber-threats. More than 15,000 students have stayed home because of the closures...
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September 18, 2017 - 6:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California engineer who worked for a defense contractor was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for selling sensitive satellite information to an undercover FBI employee he thought was a Russian intelligence agent. U.S. District Judge George H. Wu handed down the term for...
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September 18, 2017 - 6:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California engineer who worked for a defense contractor was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for selling sensitive satellite information to an undercover FBI employee he thought was a Russian intelligence agent. U.S. District Judge George H. Wu handed down the term for...
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September 18, 2017 - 6:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — State and federal authorities are proposing tougher regulations against Equifax and the entire credit monitoring industry after the company announced that personal information like Social Security numbers of about 143 million Americans was exposed. This is on top of the lawsuits...
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September 18, 2017 - 3:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein told President Donald Trump to "grow up and do your job" in response Monday to his retweeting of a mock video that shows him smacking a golf ball that —in the next frame — strikes Hillary Clinton in the back before she stumbles and falls down...
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September 18, 2017 - 3:04 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Snapchat has blocked Al-Jazeera's Discover channel in Saudi Arabia amid an ongoing dispute between Gulf states and Qatar, where the media network is headquartered. Al-Jazeera said Snapchat's decision to block its curated Discover Channel is "deplorable", "alarming...
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