Post Tech: Security


Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 11/08/2011

The Circuit: Google’s top lobbyist leaving, Facebook execs on privacy, Apple security flaw

Google’s Davidson leaving for sabbatical, Facebook execs on privacy, Apple security flaw

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:39 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LinkedIn, Apple, Security, Mobile, Facebook, Privacy, Google

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 10/03/2011

The Circuit: Yahoo, Google’s Schmidt on hearing, Verizon sues FCC

Yahoo announcement; Verizon sues FCC; tech giants want tax holiday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:38 AM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Tech America, HTC, Security, Google, Apple, Verizon, Yahoo

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 08/24/2011

The Circuit: WikiLeaks releases new cables, earthquakes jam cell networks, Sprint iPhone report

WikiLeaks releases new cables, earthquakes jam cell networks, Sprint iPhone report

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:32 AM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Facebook, Privacy, Twitter, Sprint, Apple, Broadband, FCC, International

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 08/23/2011

The Circuit: Sprint pans AT&T model, FCC strikes ‘fairness doctrine,’ ruling helps Web music lockers

Sprint pans AT&T’s new model, FCC strikes “fairness doctrine,” court ruling helps online music lockers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:36 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  HHS, Facebook, CTIA, Security, IP, Amazon, Google, FCC, Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 08/16/2011

The Circuit: Google/Motorola; FTC settles with app maker; Anonymous shuts down four BART stations

Google/Motorola; FTC settles with app maker; Anonymous shuts down four BART stations.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:38 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, FTC, Kids Online, Security, LightSquared, International, Privacy

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 07/27/2011

The Circuit: Franken bashes merger; data caps frustrate customers; Amazon earnings

Franken bashes merger; data caps frustrate customers; Amazon earnings.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:24 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cybersecurity, Security, NSA, Amazon, Broadband, Mobile, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Cyber attack on RSA cost EMC $66 million

EMC disclosed that it spent $66 million in its second quarter to deal with a cyber attack that compromised its RSA Security division.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:46 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 07/22/2011

The Circuit: FCC pauses on merger; Apple, Hulu; FTC chair backs data security standard

FCC pauses on merger; Apple, Hulu; FTC chair backs data security standard

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:57 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Cybersecurity, Privacy, Groupon, Microsoft, FTC: Apple, Hulu, Online video, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 07/21/2011

The Circuit: Dems against merger, Murdoch’s D.C. lobbyist, White House cutting back data centers

Dems against merger, Murdoch’s man in Washington, cutting back data centers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:34 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Spectrum, Security, OMB, FCC, FTC, DOJ, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 07/20/2011

The Circuit: Data security, policy expert nominated to FTC, LightSquared faces European opposition

Data security bill, Obama nominates policy expert to FTC, LightSquared faces European opposition.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:37 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Apple, T-Mobile, Broadband, LightSquared, International, FTC

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 07/19/2011

The Circuit: Hackers hit the Sun; mobile moms; kids’ privacy

Hackers hit the Sun; mobile moms; kids’ privacy.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:24 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Security, Kids online, privacy, Security

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 07/15/2011

The Circuit: Cyber security plan ‘too predictable,’ Pentagon files hacked, FBI opens phone hack investigation

Cyber security plan ‘too predictable,’ Pentagon files hacked, FBI opens phone hack investigation.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:51 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, FBI, International, Privacy, Kids Online, Groupon, Online shopping, Google

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 07/14/2011

The Circuit: Lawmakers criticize Murdoch, Netflix expected backlash, privacy hearing

Lawmakers criticize Murdoch, Netflix expected backlash, privacy hearing.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:35 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Microsoft, Security, Privacy, FCC, Net neutrality, Netflix, FBI, DOJ, SEC

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 07/12/2011

FCC, FTC, NTIA officials to testify at House privacy hearing

Lawmakers on the House Energy and Commerce Committee will ask federal officials for an overview of privacy and data security legislation in the U.S., in the first of a series of hearings.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:47 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, security

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 07/12/2011

The Circuit: States look into AT&T/T-Mobile merger, smartphone use, Amazon challenging Calif. law

States look into AT&T/T-Mobile merger, smartphone use, Amazon challenging Calif. law

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:33 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IP, Security, Kids Online, FTC, Google, Apple, Microsoft, RIM, Amazon, FTC, Broadband, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, FCC

Posted at 08:27 AM ET, 07/11/2011

The Circuit: Google’s antitrust probes, Groupon changes privacy policy, privacy on the Hill

Google’s antitrust probes, Groupon changes privacy policy, privacy on the Hill.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:27 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Privacy, Security, Groupon, Online shopping, Antitrust, FTC, IP

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 07/07/2011

The Circuit: DOJ’s Christine Varney to step down; Obama’s Twitter town hall; Washington Post Jobs site hacked

Justice’s top antitrust cop, Christine Varney, to step down; Twitter town hall; Washington Post Jobs site hacked.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:26 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Apple, Amazon, IP, Hulu, Security, Twitter, Antitrust, DOJ

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 07/06/2011

The Circuit: Twitter ‘town hall’, Morgan Stanley, Verizon ending unlimited plans

Twitter ”town hall,” Morgan Stanley loses data, Verizon ending unlimited plans

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:25 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, Verizon, Security, Twitter

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 07/05/2011

The Circuit: Fox News and Apple hacked; Biden joins Twitter; Microsoft and Baidu sign deal

Fox News, Apple hacked; VP joins Twitter; Microsoft, Baidu.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:14 AM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, International, Microsoft, Twitter, Security, Apple

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 06/29/2011

The Circuit: Commerce Committee on privacy, data security; Facebook Credits; Google social network

Senate Commerce talks privacy and data security, Facebook Credits, Google’s social network.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:43 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Zynga, Facebook, Security, FBI, Google, Privacy

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 06/24/2011

The Circuit: LulzSec hacks Arizona police, Google antitrust, patent reform passes House

LulzSec hacks Arizona police over immigration; Google faces state, FTC antitrust probes; patent reform passes House 304-117

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:19 AM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Apple, Samsung, International, IP, Google, Security, Cybersecurity

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 06/22/2011

The Circuit: Hulu reportedly mulling acquisition, FBI raids Reston servers, patent reform passes hurdle

Hulu said to be considering a sale, FBI Reston raid takes down popular sites, funding compromise on America Invents Act.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:43 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cybersecurity, Security, LightSquared, Spectrum, IP, Hulu

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 06/21/2011

The Circuit: U.K. arrests hacker, Senate Judiciary turns to cyber security, LightSquared has GPS fix

Scotland Yard arrests hacker possibly connected to LulzSec, Senate Judiciary mulls cyber security legislation, LightSquared adjusts plans to play nice with GPS.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:37 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Groupon, Security, LightSquared, Spectrum, Cybersecurity, International

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 06/20/2011

The Circuit: FCC to address cramming; Sega cyber attack; Skype, Microsoft get FTC nod

Sega hit with cyber attack, LulzSec denies responsibility; Skype, Microsoft get FTC nod, Skype execs reportedly axed; ICANN approves expansion to more, non-English domains.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:32 AM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft, Skype, Security

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 06/17/2011

The Circuit: Program fights cyber attacks; DVD rentals hard to find; Conn. AG wants Facebook tagging info

The NSA and ISPs fight cyberattacks, rentals scarce as customers search for DVDs, Connecticut AG asks Facebook for more information on tagging suggestions.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:32 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IP, Google, RIM, Facebook, Netflix, Security

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 06/16/2011

The Circuit: Federal CIO Vivek Kundra to Harvard, CIA site hit by LulzSec, Citigroup releases breach details

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra to step down in August, CIA site briefly taken down by LulzSec, Citigroup says more than 300,000 accounts breached.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:46 AM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International, FCC, T-Mobile, AT&T, Security

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 06/15/2011

The Circuit: Ex-WH press secretary Joe Lockhart to Facebook; U.S., China need cyber attack rules; Pandora IPO

Former Clinton press secretary Joe Lockhart to Facebook communications; Kissinger, Huntsman call for U.S.-China cyber detente, Pandora raises $234.9 million in IPO.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:26 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Spectrum, Pandora, International, Facebook

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 06/14/2011

The Circuit: Apple and Nokia, LulzSec hits Senate.gov, Bono Mack releases breach bill draft

Apple pays Nokia after years of patent disputes, LulzSec hits Senate.gov, Bono Mack suggests national breach standards

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:42 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commerce, Facebook, Security, Apple, IP

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 06/09/2011

The Circuit: Citigroup admits breach, Facebook tagging, Sony faces more questions

The Circuit:Citigroup admits breach, Facebook tagging, Sony faces more questions

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:03 AM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Spectrum, FCC, Security, Facebook

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 06/08/2011

The Circuit: Facebook knows your face, Commerce talks cybersecurity, Google and Kazakhstan

Facebook rolls out facial recognition feature, Commerce takes on business cybersecurity, Google responds to Kazakh Internet order

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:18 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Google, Privacy, Security, Commerce, FCC, Spectrum, Kids Online

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 06/07/2011

The Circuit: Apple iCloud, LulzSec hits Sony again, RSA to replace tokens

Apple launches iCloud, LulzSec breaches Sony network again, RSA replacing SecurID tokens,

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:21 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  SEC, Security, Google, International, Apple, Google, Microsoft

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 06/06/2011

The Circuit: Apple iCloud, LulzSec targets FBI, AT&T/T-Mobile merger

Apple’s Jobs to announce iCloud, LulzSec targets FBI and Nintendo, AT&T/T-Mobile merger offers worst-case scenario

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Clearwire, Google, AT&T, Verizon, Security, Apple

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 06/03/2011

LulzSec taunts the FBI, gathers donations after hack

The hacking group said that those who had their information leaked should blame Sony

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:43 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 06/03/2011

The Circuit: Groupon IPO, Gmail attack causes China tension, Calif. privacy bill dies in Senate

Groupon going public, China denies involvement in Gmail attack, California Senate does not pass Web bill

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:01 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Kids Online, Facebook, Google, Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, Privacy, International, Groupon, SEC

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 06/03/2011

Sony, Epsilon support national data breach bill

Both companies said that a federal law would be better than a patchwork of state laws

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:43 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 06/02/2011

LulzSec to release Sony data this afternoon

LulzSec, the hacking group that carried out attacks on PBS and Sony, said it will release Sony data.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:28 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 06/02/2011

The Circuit: Gmail hacked, LightSquared and Sprint said near deal, Google Books

Gmail hacked, LightSquared and Sprint said near deal, Google Books still a no-go

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:48 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Interenational, Google, LightSquared, Sprint, Netflix, Facebook

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 05/31/2011

The Circuit: Merger public comments deadline, Intel Ultrabooks, PBS hit by hackers

Merger public comments deadline, Intel Ultrabooks, PBS hit by hackers

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:23 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  at&t, t-mobile, security, privacy, Microsoft, Skype

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 05/24/2011

The Circuit: World leaders talk with tech leaders, Walden blasts FCC report, privacy bill of rights

The Circuit: World leaders talk with tech leaders, Walden blasts FCC report, privacy bill of rights.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:57 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Privacy, IP, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile, Leap Wireless, International, Facebook, Google, Amazon

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 05/18/2011

The Circuit: Dell and HP; Facebook, Twitter, Google oppose Calif. law; lawmakers demand more from Sony

The Circuit: Dell and HP; Facebook, Twitter, Google oppose Calif. law; lawmakers demand more from Sony

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:43 AM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Privacy, Security, Google, Facebook, Skype, Microsoft, Mobile

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 05/16/2011

The Circuit: Amazon services used in Sony attack, FCC addresses cybersecurity, Dish names new head

The Circuit: Amazon services used in Sony attack, FCC addresses cybersecurity, Dish names new CEO and president

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:27 AM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amazon, Security, Privacy, Dish, Broadband, International, Tablets

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 05/05/2011

N.Y. attorney general subpoenas Sony

State attorney general Eric Schneiderman wants more information from Sony on how it protects customer data.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:00 PM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Apple releases update to iOS 4.3.3 that fixes location bug

Apple released an iOS update today that changes a file that stored location data.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:32 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Security

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Apple releases iOS 4.3.3, fixes location bug

Apple released an iOS update today that changes a file that stored location data.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:02 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Security

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/04/2011

The Circuit: Data breach hearing; Google, Time Warner oppose Calif. law; Applied Materials to buy Varian Semiconductor

The Circuit: Data breach hearing; Google, Time Warner oppose Calif. law; Applied Materials to buy Varian Semiconductor

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cyber Security, FTC, Apple, Tablets, Google

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 05/03/2011

The Circuit: Google Korea offices raided, Twitter said to acquire TweetDeck, Sony’s 2nd breach

The Circuit: Google’s Korea offices raided, Twitter said to acquire TweetDeck, Sony reveals second breach

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:39 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, privacy, Twitter, Security, FCC, AT&T

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 04/28/2011

The Circuit: Sony sued over breach, Apple may have bought iCloud.com, eBay earnings

The Circuit: Sony sued over breach, Apple may have bought iCloud.com, eBay earnings.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:01 AM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Security, Apple, Online shopping, Mobile

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 04/27/2011

The Circuit: Nokia layoffs, government trimming data centers, Amazon reports earnings

The Circuit: Nokia layoffs, government trimming data centers, Amazon reports earnings.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:48 AM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nokia, Microsoft, Amazon, Security

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 04/18/2011

Security firm calls on Facebook to step up its game

Sophos, a leading Internet security company, called on Facebook to step up its security.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:42 AM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social networking, Security