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Feds roll out cyber plan, say threat is escalating

WASHINGTON (AP) — Warning that American companies are the target of an intensive cyber espionage campaign, top security officials on Wednesday said they are struggling to defend the nation from attacks on its private computer networks.


US, French physicists win Nobel for quantum work

STOCKHOLM (AP) – A French-American duo shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for experiments on quantum particles that have already resulted in ultra-precise clocks and may one day help lead to computers many […]


Cybersecurity draft order seeks to improve US digital defenses

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is preparing an executive order with new rules to protect U.S. computer systems, after Congress failed earlier this summer to pass a cybersecurity bill. The provisions include voluntary standards […]



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