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  • Gmail lets strangers on Google+ email you (but you can opt out)

    Gmail lets strangers on Google+ email you (but you can opt out)
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Privacy advocates are raising the alarm about a new feature in Google's email service Gmail that lets Google+ users send you emails even if they don't know your email address. Google said Thursday that it has broadened Gmail contacts to...
  • NSA leaker Edward Snowden denies accusation he spied for Russia

    NSA leaker Edward Snowden denies accusation he spied for Russia
    Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden has denied intimations from U.S. politicians that he colluded with Russian intelligence operatives to steal classified information from the National Security Agency. In a rare interview said to have been conducted...
  • 2 arrested in connection with Target hack

    2 arrested in connection with Target hack
    Authorities investigating the massive holiday-season hack into Target Corp.'s systems arrested two Mexicans trying to enter the U.S. in McAllen, Texas, with scores of fraudulent credit cards. The arrests of Daniel Dominguez Guardiola and Mary Carmen...
  • Families get a lesson in applying for college assistance

    Families get a lesson in applying for college assistance
    Ngoctram Tran stuffed the things she hoped would unlock thousands of dollars toward her daughter's college education inside a plastic bag: her driver's license, Social Security cards, bank statements and W-2s. But the most important thing she'd need...
  • Homeland Security made 'mistake' with former PhD student, judge says

    SAN FRANCISCO — The Department of Homeland Security made a "mistake" when it put a former Stanford University PhD student on the government's no-fly terrorist watch list and must give her an opportunity to apply for reentry to the United States, a...
  • Pennsylvania voter ID law struck down by judge as unconstitutional

    Pennsylvania voter ID law struck down by judge as unconstitutional
    A Pennsylvania judge struck down the key portion of the state’s strict voter identification law, saying it unreasonably hinders people from exercising what is a fundamental right. In a 103-page ruling, Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard L....
  • Target's free credit monitoring: How do you know it's legit?

    Target's free credit monitoring: How do you know it's legit?
    Like millions of other Target shoppers, Janet has received an offer from the company for free credit monitoring. This is to help protect against identity theft after the hack attack against the retailer that resulted the personal information of up to...
  • India diplomat charged with visa fraud

    India diplomat charged with visa fraud
    NEW YORK -- Prosecutors charged an Indian diplomat with visa fraud Thursday for lying to cover up her housekeeper’s wretched working conditions, but it was not clear if the woman whose arrest sparked an international uproar would face U.S. justice....
  • Giving 'Rachel' telemarketer an earful

     Giving 'Rachel' telemarketer an earful
    Maybe you got a call from Rachel over the holidays. That's Rachel as in "Rachel from cardholder services," those incredibly annoying telemarketing pitches that prompted the former head of the Federal Trade Commission, Jon Leibowitz, to declare Rachel...
  • Target account breach one in long string of consumer-data hacks

    Target account breach one in long string of consumer-data hacks
    The announcement by Target on Thursday that 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been breached by cyber-crooks is just one in a string of notable consumer-data breaches in recent years.  The Minneapolis-based retailer said the unauthorized...
  • Neiman Marcus says social security numbers, birth dates not stolen

    Neiman Marcus says social security numbers, birth dates not stolen
    Neiman Marcus Group offered more details Thursday about the data breach it disclosed late last week, saying that although credit and debit card information was stolen, customers’ social security numbers and birth dates were not. And because the...