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Lockheed waits for hacker-threat sharing as breaches rise

Lockheed Martin

President Barack Obama’s plan to protect the U.S. from hackers was supposed to let more companies access classified data on computer threats so banks, utilities and other targets would be able to boost their cybersecurity. Fourteen months later, it hasn’t happened.

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Johns Hopkins data spilled in ‘extortion’ attempt

The names, email addresses and telephone numbers of as many as 1,200 current and former Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering students were posted online after a hacker's failed extortion attempt aimed at gaining broader access to the school's computer network, the university said Friday.

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Alleged leaker case more tech than military

FORT MEADE —Interested in the biggest leak of U.S. secrets in the nation’s history, but don’t know a firewall log from a server file? Then you would have been up jargon creek without a clue during the first five days ...

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Steven I. Platt: Interest-group politics run amok in America (access required)

What happens when interest group politics gets out of control? Well, we’re witnessing it, are we not, faithful readers? Ironically, the most interesting analysis of what we’re observing is arguably provided by a contemporaneous reading of and reflection on the ...

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