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Hackers Just Exposed Thousands Of Gamer Passwords From Sony, Microsoft, And 2K

According to CNET, the Pastebin link includes usernames and passwords for 2,131 PlayStation Network users, 1,473 Windows Live users, and 2,000 2k Game Studios users.<p>The hacking group had previously said it didn't want to leak customer data, but explained why it changed its mind in the Pastebin …

Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio Sues Obama Over Immigration Plan

Joe Arpaio, the Sheriff of Maricopa County, Ariz., and a vocal foe of illegal immigration, announced Thursday he has filed suit against President …

Obama's immigration move is a win

Obama: We'll deport felons, not families<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>President grants 5 million undocumented immigrants relief from deportation<br>• Maria Cardona: President's executive order will help America in three keys ways<br>• Presidents Reagan, Bush I, Clinton and Bush II have also helped undocumented<br>• Cardona: …

Ford recalls 200,000 cars for possible fuel leaks

Ford Motor Company (F) issued a recall for nearly 205,000 cars today, around a month after the automaker recalled another 850,000 vehicles in a …

Which Corporations Pay The Highest Taxes?

The United States has the highest corporate tax rate in the world, at 35%. Add in state and local taxes and it averages 40%. No wonder America's most profitable, highest taxed companies will stop at nothing to keep their earnings overseas and out of the grasp of Uncle Sam. Here's a list of the 25 …

Rocket explosion setback for commercial space

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial …

As Infrastructure Crumbles, Trillions Of Gallons Of Water Lost

Imagine Manhattan under almost 300 feet of water. Not water from a hurricane or a tsunami, but purified drinking water — 2.1 trillion gallons of it.<p>That's the amount of water that researchers estimate is lost each year in this country because of aging and leaky pipes, broken water mains and faulty …

How the NSA can 'turn on' your phone remotely

Even if you power off your cell phone, the U.S. government can turn it back on.<p>That's what ex-spy Edward Snowden revealed in last week's interview with NBC's Brian Williams. It sounds like sorcery. Can someone truly bring your phone back to life without touching it?<p>No. But government spies can get …

Simple tips to avoid getting hacked - Jun. 13, 2014

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)<p>With all the recent news about government surveillance, corporate cybersecurity failures and large-scale hacks, the task of keeping yourself safe online can seem daunting.<p>There's probably no way to completely avoid the NSA if they've got you in their sights, but fortunately, …

Comcast is turning your home router into a public Wi-Fi hotspot

If you're a Comcast cable customer, your home's private Wi-Fi router is being turned into a public hotspot.<p>It's potentially creepy and annoying. But the upside is Internet everywhere.<p>It's been one year since Comcast (CMCSA) started its monster project to blanket residential and commercial areas …

Russia attacks U.S. oil and gas companies in massive hack

The Cold War didn't end in the 1990's. It simply moved online.<p>That much is clear after a security firm reported this week that Russian hackers have launched unprecedented, highly-sophisticated attacks on Western oil and gas companies.<p>The cyber operation nicknamed Energetic Bear is the latest …

Russian criminals steal 1.2 billion passwords

Russian criminals have stolen 1.2 billion Internet user names and passwords, amassing what could be the largest collection of stolen digital credentials in history, a respected security firm said Tuesday.<p>There's no need to panic at this point -- Hold Security, the firm that discovered the theft, …

Wi-Fi flaw gives up your password

Some popular home Wi-Fi routers use dumb computer chips that let hackers steal your password with a single try.<p>Swiss security researcher Dominique Bongard said many popular routers' computer chips use a "random number generator" intended to safeguard your password -- but it turns out those "random" …

Hospital network hacked, 4.5 million records stolen

Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals across the United States, announced on Monday that hackers recently broke into its computers and stole data on 4.5 million patients.<p>Hackers have gained access to their names, Social Security numbers, physical addresses, birthdays and telephone …

Tim Cook didn't address Apple's real privacy problem

Tim Cook is deflecting the conversation with his new statement about privacy.<p>Apple (AAPL) was all over the news earlier this month following the theft of celebrities' nude photos from their iCloud accounts. Though iCloud itself wasn't hacked, Apple's two-factor authentication -- a second, temporary …

White House hacked

Hackers have broken into an unclassified computer network used by President Obama's top advisers.<p>The Obama administration is saying little about the intrusion, only that hackers slipped into the network and their tools are "not being used to enable a destructive cyberattack," according to one …

North and South Korea exchange fire

North and South Korea exchanged fire Friday after gunners in the North targeted balloons carrying leaflets critical of the country's reclusive regime, the South Korean Defense Ministry said.<p>North Korean gunners fired anti-aircraft rounds at the balloons for 20 minutes, and some of the shots landed …

Why Twitter Just Sued The US Government

The company is defending its Freedom of Speech. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Twitter sued the US government on Tuesday.<p>You can read all the technicalities of the lawsuit here, but in short, the micro-blogging site wants to protect its First Amendment right to inform users about the scope of government …

Deficit drops yet again - sharply

The federal budget deficit just keeps getting smaller.<p>It fell sharply in 2014 -- its fifth consecutive annual decline.<p>That's according to an estimate Wednesday by the Congressional Budget Office. The deficit for fiscal year 2014, which ended on Sept. 30, will come in at roughly $486 billion, the …

Pentagon to Brief Obama on Grim Battle Against Jihadists

President Barack Obama is heading to the Pentagon Wednesday afternoon for an update on the battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria …

Gorgeous 'art cars' auctioned for $63 million in New York

You could have had your own tank

Some people collect toy cars. Some people even collect real cars. Jacques Littlefield wasn't all that interested. He collected tanks.<p>Littlefield didn't want to launch an invasion, he just thought tanks were interesting. The majority of his collection, housed near San Francisco, will be sold off …

Hennessey unleashes 2015 HPE700 supercharged Ford Mustang

Thanks to the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat there is a new magic number in the muscle car world – 707. To raise eyebrows these days in the power war, a vehicle needs to match or preferably exceed that palindromic figure. The tuners over at Hennessey took a look at it for their 2015 HPE700 …

Most expensive cars ever sold at auction

This Mercedes-Benz race car sold at an auction in England last Summer for the highest price ever paid for any car at a public auction. It was part of a group of racecars that won 9 World Championship-qualifying Grand Prix races in 1954 and '55. Driven by the legendary Argentinian-born driver Juan …

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Most expensive car ever - Ferrari GTO sells for $38 million

A 1962-63 Ferrari GTO Berlinetta was sold in California on Thursday for $38,000,000, the most ever paid for a car at auction.<p>The price included a 10% "buyer's premium" paid to the auction company, Bonhams.<p>While the sale was easily a record price for any car ever sold at auction, some experts had …