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  • Official says hackers hit up to 25,000 fed workers

    Official says hackers hit up to 25,000 fed workers

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:25:22 GMT
    A Homeland Security Department official says a recent computer breach at a major government security clearance contracting firm may have affected the internal files of as many as 25,000 of the agency's workers.More >
    The internal records of as many as 25,000 Homeland Security Department employees were exposed during a recent computer break-in at a federal contractor that handles security clearances, an agency official said Friday.More >
  • Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software

    Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:15:14 GMT
    The Homeland Security Department is warning that more than 1,000 retailers could have a new malicious software program lurking in their cash registers that allows computer hackers to steal financial data about...More >
    More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday.More >
  • New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

    New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:05:33 GMT
    The Obama administration will offer a new accommodation to religious nonprofits that object to covering birth control for their employees. The measure allows those groups to notify the government, rather than their...More >
    Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while...More >
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