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FBI: Cyberattacks May Soon Be No. 1 Threat to U.S.

The leaders of the Department of Defense and the Federal Bureau of Investigation this week separately expressed concern over the increasing numbers of cyberattacks.

NASA CIO: You Know You're a Geek If...

NASA CIO looks to define the Geek community, sort of.

Steve Jobs' FBI File is Released

The 191-page document dates from a 1991 background check when Apple's founder was being considered for a position on the President's Export Council.

How NOT to Get a Job 101: Hack Marriott, Extort Execs for Work

Hacking and extortion will get you thrown in prison.

IRS Helps Bust 105 People in Massive Identity Theft Crackdown

The Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice teamed up for a coast-to-coast crackdown on identity thieves this week.

FTC Evaluates Mobile Payment Tools

A workshop will examine the security and feasibility of making payments on the fly via cell phone.

FBI Busts Programmer for Stealing US Treasury Code

The FBI said it arrested a computer programmer in New York this week and charged him with stealing proprietary software code from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.