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Sony hack was 'cyber vandalism,' not act of war, says Obama

President Obama stops talks of "cyberwar" in its tracks; North Korea denies links to Sony hacks.

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Sony looking for ways to distribute 'The Interview' online

Theater owners were concerned about terror threats

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US rejects North Korea offer to investigate Sony hack, reaches out to China

US stands firm in its allegations that North Korea was responsible for hack

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Boeing, BlackBerry working on a smartphone that would 'self-destruct'

It sounds like something out of old spy movies, but it isn't.

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North Korea wants joint probe into Sony hack, warns of consequences if not

The country denies FBI allegations that it was responsible for a hack into Sony Pictures

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Staples says hack may have compromised 1 million-plus payment cards

The attack hit stores in 35 states from California to Connecticut

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Judge questions evidence on whether NSA spying is too broad

A federal lawsuit charges that the government's Internet surveillance is unconstitutional

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Support for security tech tops iSoc's Africa plan for 2015

It also will continue to help develop traffic exchange and DNS programs

Obama promises response on Sony hack, says pulling movie was mistake

His strong words came hours after the FBI said North Korea was responsible for the attack on Sony.

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Trojan program based on ZeuS targets 150 banks, can hijack webcams

The new Chthonic Trojan borrows features from ZeuS and several of its spinoffs, researchers from Kaspersky Lab said

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Dangerous 'Misfortune Cookie' flaw discovered in 12 million home routers

Around 200 models affected going back to 2002, says Check Point.

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What we know about North Korea's cyberarmy

Snippets of information about the secretive regime's cyberops have leaked out over the years

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Cyberattack on German steel factory causes 'massive damage'

The hack is one of the rare examples in which a digital attack caused physical damage