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Court Says the FTC Can Slap Companies for Getting Hacked

Court Says the FTC Can Slap Companies for Getting Hacked

An appellate ruling in a suit against Wyndham Hotels has wide consequences for hacked firms.

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Lifelock Once Again Failed at Its One Job: Protecting Data

Lifelock Once Again Failed at Its One Job: Protecting Data

“In truth, the protection they provided left such a large hole … that you could drive that truck through it.”

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Central Command’s Twitter Account Hacked…As Obama Speaks on Cybersecurity

Central Command’s Twitter Account Hacked…As Obama Speaks on Cybersecurity

Twitter and YouTube accounts belonging to the military’s US Central Command were hacked on Monday. Hackers supportive of the terrorist group Islamic State, also known as ISIS, took credit and issued a warning to the U.S. military.

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