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Clinton’s State Dept. forced ambassador’s resignation over private email use
The State Department is looking into whether Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email account during her tenure violated security rules, as new revelations show the agency forced the resignation of a US ambassador, partly for the similar reasons.

06.03.2015 01:35

​WikiLeaks still under investigation, but not its supporters, says DOJ
Documents pertaining to the United States government’s probe of WikiLeaks can stay secret, a federal judge has ruled, because disclosures could compromise the Justice Department’s still ongoing investigation of the antisecrecy organization.

05.03.2015 14:50

Identity issues abound in Skid Row shooting case
At least two Los Angeles Police Department officers have had their personal information released on the internet, possibly in retaliation for the shooting of a homeless man on Skid Row. That man, known as Africa, may have stolen someone else’s identity.

04.03.2015 22:47

​Snowden ‘working exhaustively’ with US to secure terms of trial
Whistleblower Edward Snowden says he has been working with the US government since he fled the country two years ago to secure the terms of a fair trial should he decide to return to America, but says that at the moment proceedings are not on the horizon.

04.03.2015 20:10

Righteous web: Orthodox search engine launched in Russia, hacked after 5 hours
“Seek and ye shall find” – these are the words under which developers of a new Orthodox search engine, deemed to filter the web and connect worshipers, pushed their test run button. But the site was hacked just five hours after it appeared online.

04.03.2015 15:38

Security nightmare: Clinton ran state business from personal email account
​Hillary Clinton’s electronic correspondence while at the State Department went through a personal email account administered from her family home, according to a new report. This is raising serious questions about the security of her communications.

04.03.2015 14:33

FCC is a 'referee' for open internet, not regulator - Wheeler
The head of the US Federal Communications Commission defended its historic vote in support of net neutrality, casting the agency as a “referee” for a free and open internet, not a regulator.

04.03.2015 02:38

​FREAK encryption flaw leaves millions of Apple & Android users exposed
Tech firms are rushing to fix a disastrous security flaw dubbed ‘FREAK’, stemming from the US government’s requirement of lower encryption standards, that for over a decade left millions of users visiting 'secured' websites exposed to potential attacks.

04.03.2015 02:33

​Colin Powell also used personal email at State Dept., but was it illegal?
Hillary Clinton wasn’t the only secretary of state to use a personal email address while working at the State Department – Colin Powell also did so while serving under President George W. Bush. But a new report suggests neither may have acted illegally.

04.03.2015 00:51

Video of Israeli soldiers using dogs against Palestinian boy sparks outcry
A leaked video shot in December purportedly shows IDF soldiers setting dogs on a Palestinian teenager. The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the attack, while Israel's chief military prosecutor ordered an investigation into the incident.

03.03.2015 20:38

NSA spying inquiry: UK-German intelligence-sharing dispute deepens
Germany’s efforts to investigate National Security Agency (NSA) spying are being hampered by Britain’s refusal to co-operate amid threats to break off intelligence-sharing agreements, a German newspaper has reported.

03.03.2015 13:35

Not just ‘sexy drones’: Facebook CEO looks at other ways to connect the world
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook still plans to build drones to get the world online – just don’t expect to see them operational anytime soon. His pet project, Internet.org, isn’t universally liked, with critics saying it’s a Facebook marketing tool.

03.03.2015 11:36