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The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation used a leaky Captcha prompt to take down the servers of the Silk Road anonymous marketplace, according to claims in court documents filed late last week.
These so-called "trusted third-parties" may be the most important tech companies you've never heard of. ZDNet reveals how these companies work as middlemen or "brokers" of customer data between ISPs and phone companies, and the U.S. government.
No data or production systems were compromised. A test server, accidentally open to the Internet, was accessed through a default password.
The multi-million settlement will end a federal privacy investigation, because the phone giant failed to notify customers of their opt-out marketing rights.
Accenture has been awarded contracts worth over $50 million by the US Army to maintain the General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS).
It is essential that an organization's critical computer/networking systems and services are properly monitored so that staff can be made aware of and respond to problems and trends. This System...
White House revamps tech management, Hillary's not a cloud expert, and more bank hacks [Government IT Week]
It's time once again to go around the world and see what's happening in government IT. Here's a Labor Day shoutout to all our American readers.
A US judge has lifted a stay on a ruling, forcing Microsoft to hand over data it stores overseas. But the software giant said it will not comply, pending an appeal.
Just as news breaks about Google X's drone program targeted toward Amazon, the secret lab's chief could be headed to Washington.
"I'm not an expert on software-defined storage or the intricacies of cloud computing," Clinton quipped.
New documents reveal the existence of the US spy agency's ICReach, a search engine similar to Google which links to citizen communications data.
It might not be a big news week, but it's an interesting one. Should you be able to erase your past and what happens if you erase someone else's as well? A US security contractor wasn't that secure (oops), and exoskeletons. It's ZDNet Government IT week and we got exoskeletons!
Having spent $240 million for a non-functioning Cover Oregon site, the state is now attempting to recover money in the courts.
USIS, which performs background checks for the Department of Homeland Security, revealed that it was hacked earlier this month. The same company vetted Edward Snowden for the government.
Proposal focuses on balancing national security and end-user privacy.