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  • Internet sites scramble to patch 'Heartbleed' bug, reassure users

    Internet sites scramble to patch 'Heartbleed' bug, reassure users
    As word spread this week about the dreaded "Heartbleed" bug, consumers and Websites struggled to understand the implications and sort through some of the more apocalyptic pronouncements being made about the problem. 
  • Privacy groups urge FTC to probe Facebook's deal to buy WhatsApp

    Privacy groups urge FTC to probe Facebook's deal to buy WhatsApp
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Electronic Privacy Information Center and the Center for Digital Democracy are urging the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp. The privacy groups...

    OfficeMax executive apologizes over 'daughter killed' mailer

    OfficeMax executive apologizes over 'daughter killed' mailer
    An off-and-on customer of OfficeMax, Mike Seay has gotten the office supply company's junk mail for years. But the mail that the grieving Lindenhurst, Ill., father said he got from OfficeMax last week was different. The envelope appeared to be a typical...

    Merkel says trust must be restored after reports of U.S. spying

    Merkel says trust must be restored after reports of U.S. spying
    LONDON — Declaring that “spying among friends is absolutely not OK,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that trust between her government and the Obama administration would need to be rebuilt after reports that U.S....

    Europe's anger grows over alleged U.S. spying

    Europe's anger grows over alleged U.S. spying
    LONDON — European leaders united in outrage Thursday over reported U.S. spying, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel declaring that trust between her government and the Obama administration would need to be rebuilt after reports that U.S....