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Case that could overturn EU-US data exchange deal to be heard by top EU court

If the court decides to revoke the data exchange deal it could hurt U.S. tech companies

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China discloses cyberwarfare unit, no one surprised

Many cybersecurity vendors have been tracking attacks from China for years

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Opera buys VPN service to help protect user privacy

Acquiring SurfEasy will help protect the privacy of Opera's 350 million users, the company said

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Mandrill warns attack may have exposed some data about email

The transactional email service said it doesn't believe data was stolen

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Proposed data breach notification bill criticized as too weak

The draft legislation would only apply to data linked to identity theft or financial fraud, not other customer information

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IT manager gets certificate for Microsoft domain, tries to report it but gets in trouble

He tried to alert the company in January, but the company never got his emails, and later suspended his Microsoft account

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UK government filing raises fears about misuse of hacking powers

UK intelligence agency GCHQ maintained in a submission that it operates within the law

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EMET security tool updated to prevent VBScript God Mode attacks

Microsoft was forced to release EMET 5.2 again because customers experienced issues with the first variant

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What, me worry? Despite Snowden leaks, Americans' use of the 'Net largely unchanged

In light of broad government snooping, many people aren't even aware of privacy tools like Tor or encryption

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EU Parliamentarians visit U.S. to talk data protection, mass surveillance

Discussions will cover major privacy and data protection issues

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Government requests for Facebook data continue to grow

The content that had to be blocked for violating local laws is also on the rise, Facebook said

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Google error leaks owner personal info for nearly 300,000 websites

The leak of the information could help phishing campaigns.

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3 BYOD mistakes Hillary Clinton made, and how your BYOD policy can avoid them

Oh Hillary: You really thought using your own phone and your personal email address while serving as Secretary of State would be OK?

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Senate panel secretly approves cyberthreat sharing bill

One senator called the legislation a 'surveillance bill by another name'

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Obama administration's encryption concerns meant to start a debate

The U.S. government still supports using encryption but has questions about law enforcement access to data