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Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
Researchers discover “FREAK” flaw in Google and Apple devices that cripples HTTPS protection and enables man-in-the-middle attacks   —  “FREAK” flaw undermines security for Apple and Google users, researchers discover  —  Technology companies are scrambling to fix a major security flaw …
Mar 3, 2015, 1:15 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Why Silicon Valley is the new revolving door for Obama staffers   —  In 2004, when Barack Obama was running for the U.S. Senate, he made his first visit to Google's campus and saw firsthand how a search on the Internet worked.  It left such a strong impression that he returned during …
Mar 1, 2015, 9:15 PMIn context
Hayley Tsukayama / Washington Post:
FTC fines marketers of two apps that claim to detect melanoma   —  A screenshot of advertising for MelApp.  (Courtesy of the FTC.)  —  The Federal Trade Commission on Monday announced two enforcement actions against the makers of two smartphone apps — “Mole Detective” and “MelApp” …
Feb 24, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Andrea Peterson / Washington Post:
President Obama's doomsday encryption scenario doesn't align with how the tech actually works   —  What President Obama is getting wrong about encryption  —  President Obama meets with business leaders at a summit on cybersecurity and consumer protection on Feb. 13 at Stanford University in Palo Alto …
Feb 23, 2015, 12:05 AMIn context
Caitlin Dewey / Washington Post:
Spanish shoeshine guards Twitter handles like @Canada and @Japan until he can give ownership to governments   —  Meet the Spanish shoeshine guy who secretly guards Twitter's greatest real estate  —  Officially, Javier Castaño is a 50-year-old shoeshine guy at a cafe in Malaga, Spain.
Feb 22, 2015, 5:35 AMIn context
Katie Zezima / Washington Post:
Obama signs executive order urging companies to share cybersecurity-threat information with one another and the government   —  Obama to sign executive order on sharing cybersecurity threat information  —  SAN FRANCISCO - President Obama will sign an executive order Friday that urges companies …
Feb 13, 2015, 8:20 AMIn context
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
US forming Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center to collate intelligence against cyberattacks   —  New agency to sniff out threats in cyberspace  —  The Obama administration is establishing a new agency to combat the deepening threat from cyberattacks, and its mission …
Feb 10, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Jonnelle Marte / Washington Post:
TurboTax resumes processing state returns after fraud reports prompt halt   —  TurboTax temporarily stopped processing state tax returns after noticing an increase in suspicious filings, the tax preparation software company said Friday.  —  The company resumed e-filing of state returns …
Feb 6, 2015, 9:50 PMIn context
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Netherlands to extradite alleged Russian hacker Vladimir Drinkman to US for involvement in hacking ring blamed for $300M+ in losses   —  For alleged Russian hacker, a visit to Amsterdam is a costly trip  —  At noon on June 28, 2012, Vladimir Drinkman, targeted as one of America's most wanted cybercriminals …
Jan 31, 2015, 12:10 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Google says strong net neutrality rules won't affect its investment in Fiber, opposing stance of Comcast, Verizon, others   —  Google: Strong net neutrality rules won't hurt the future rollout of Google Fiber  —  After announcing a major expansion of its high-speed Internet service …
Jan 31, 2015, 6:30 AMIn context

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