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Clinton Won't Hand Over Server, Says Emails Are Gone

Benghazi panel Chairman Gowdy complains she "unilaterally decided to wipe her server clean."

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GitHub Battles Its Largest-Ever DDoS Attack

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The code repository is used by several federal groups, including the White House.

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Feds Charged With Stealing Bitcoin

A former DEA official and a former Secret Service agent are accused of using bitcoin to launder money during an investigation into Silk Road.

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Pentagon Personnel Now Talking on 'NSA-Proof' Smartphones

The Defense Department has rolled out supersecret smartphones for work and maybe play, made by anti-government-surveillance firm Silent Circle,

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BYOD to the Pentagon? Pilot to Begin This Summer

One of the government’s most risk-averse agencies is making plans for a BYOD pilot program this summer.

For now, House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz won't investigate Hillary Clinton's emails.

Why Only One House Committee Is Investigating Hillary Clinton's Emails

The House Oversight panel had suggested it would do its own probe, but is standing down for now.

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Infographic: What's Your Organization's Greatest Cyber Threat?

Find out if you should be more worried about malware or an insider threat.

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Senate to Investigate White House Role in Google's Antitrust Victory

FTC accidentally disclosed documents that are raising new questions about its decision not to sue Google in 2013.

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Remember ‘Computerphobia?’ When People Feared PCs

When the machine became ubiquitous in homes across America, a new kind of anxiety captivated consumers.

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Federal Agents Charged With Stealing Bitcoin

A former DEA official and a former Secret Service agent are accused of using Bitcoin to launder money during an investigation into Silk Road.

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Congressman Wants to Curb Copycat IT Systems at DHS

The DHS IT Duplication Reduction Act, introduced last week, would require the DHS chief information officer to report to Congress on plans for reducing duplicative IT systems.

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Why Cybersecurity Dollars Do Not Add Up At the Pentagon

Cyber budget numbers are squishy, partly, because authority over the cyber mission is fragmented.

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Hackers Take on Amazon’s Twitch Gaming Service, Con Car Accident Victims and Cause ‘Deep Shido’ for Judo Club

Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

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