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Opponents focus on defeating CISA cyberthreat info sharing bill

CISA may be delayed after millions of faxes opposed to the bill are delivered to senators

Researchers develop astonishing Web-based attack on a computer's DRAM

The Rowhammer problem can be exploited using JavaScript over the Web, researchers have found.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, July 30

Obama wants to boost U.S. supercomputing...OPM hackers also hit United Airlines...Oracle preps 'Sonoma' chip for low-priced Sparc servers

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OPM, Anthem hackers reportedly also breached United Airlines

Flight manifests including passenger information and destinations were stolen, report claims

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Symantec: Well-heeled hacking group Black Vine behind Anthem breach

Black Vine has been active since 2012 and is behind several hacks targeting different industries

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Maliciously crafted MKV video files can crash Android phones

Researchers discovered a vulnerability in Android's mediaserver component that can be exploited by malicious apps and websites.

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No building access card? No problem if you have new Def Con tools

A slew of new RFID hacking tools will be released at the Def Con conference next month

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Obama won't pardon Snowden, despite petition

The NSA leaker should return to the US and face charges, an Obama advisor says.

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Darkode cybercrime forum might be making a comeback

The forum's last administrator has plans to restore the site, with better protections against law enforcement investigations

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Google: Lock up your Compute Engine data with your own encryption keys

The company didn't say whether it will offer this feature to its other Cloud Platform services

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Groups urge Obama to oppose cyberthreat sharing bills

They say the Senate's CISA cyberthreat information sharing bill would allow businesses to share too much information

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EU privacy watchdog weighs in on data protection reform, shares concerns

He also released an app that allows legislators and citizens to compare the proposed texts of the upcoming data protection regulation

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Google tells its publisher partners to comply with EU cookie directive

The company detailed the requirement in its new EU User Consent Policy