Hackers breach Best Western in data heist

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Hackers have broken into the corporate databases for best Western Hotels and may have stolen the names, addresses and credit card information of every customer who stayed with the international group since 2007. An investigation...

Hacker Breach Suspends California Gov Domain

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If you had trouble accessing government websites in California a few days ago, don't worry, you weren't hallucinating: the federal government apparently briefly suspended the entire "ca.gov" domain after a hacker managed to insert redirects...

AOL executive leaves after breach

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One of AOL's top executives has left the internet firm soon after a privacy breach in which the search queries of 650,000 subscribers were released. AOL apologised for accidentally giving details of 20 million search...

Apple Says OS X Vulnerable to Security Breach

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SEATTLE (Reuters) - Apple Computer Inc., long considered to be relatively immune to the security holes and viruses that plague longtime rival Microsoft Corp.'s Windows, said on Friday a security hole in its software leaves...

Does Gmail breach wiretap laws?

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Three nonprofit groups alleged this week that Google's forthcoming Gmail service violates California wiretapping laws--but lawyers who specialize in privacy law were skeptical of the claim. In a letter sent to California...

Server breach likely to delay Gnome

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The Gnome Project said Tuesday that its servers have apparently been breached, potentially delaying the latest release of its desktop system for Linux. In a e-mail alert sent Tuesday, the managers of...

Developer claims rights breach in Office 2003

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Freelance writer and software developer Eric Wilson has spent a decade supporting, writing about and developing Microsoft platforms. But last week he warned that buyers of Microsoft's Office 2003, released last week, might be breaching...

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