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Vodafone blocks Chaos Computer Club site, fueling 'Net censorship concerns in UK

Over-blocking is a common issue with Internet filters run by ISPs in the U.K., digital rights group says

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North Korea denies involvement in 'righteous' Sony hack

State media breaks silence on the Sony hack

NSA spy program targets mobile networks worldwide

Documents leaked by Edward Snowden show evidence of previously undisclosed operations.

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Hackers reportedly sent threatening emails to Sony employees

Pressure on law enforcement to find the hackers increases after employees were allegedly threatened.

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Top 10 Tech stories 2014: Backlash! Disrupting the disruptors

Top stories include Uber's bumpy ascendancy, HP's breakup, Regin malware, Nadella taking reins at Microsoft and Alibaba IPO

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Bebe Stores says credit card data hacked

The retail chain becomes the latest to suffer theft of customer payment card information

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Mass surveillance programs do not violate human rights, UK tribunal rules

The case will be appealed at the European Court of Human Rights

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Devastating malware that hit Sony Pictures similar to other data wiping programs

Researchers found similarities between the Trojan program used against Sony Pictures and others used in South Korea and Saudi Arabia

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Apple, Xiaomi smartphones found violating privacy laws in Taiwan

A Taiwanese regulator is examining the best selling phones for alleged privacy violations

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New bill aims to block forced government backdoors in tech products

Senator Ron Wyden's bill aims to prevent government-forced backdoors and security vulnerabilities

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'SpoofedMe' attacks exploited LinkedIn, Amazon social login flaws

IBM found several problems in how login credentials can be used for other websites

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North Korea denies involvement in Sony Pictures hack

A government official denied involvement as experts continued to analyze the attack.

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EU proposal for automated car emergency calls addresses privacy concerns

There are still some data protection concerns though, an opposing party in the EU Parliament said