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Cybersecurity Firm Claims Russia Hacked Hundreds Of Western Companies

According to the firm, CrowdStrike, the victims of the previously unreported cyber espionage campaign include energy and technology firms, some of which have lost valuable intellectual property.<p>CrowdStrike declined to go into detail about those losses or to name any victims, citing confidentiality …

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Archaeologists find remains of previously unknown pharaoh in Egypt

Discovery of 3,600-year-old body of King Senebkay confirms existence of forgotten dynasty<p>The 3,600-year-old remains of a forgotten pharaoh unearthed this month in southern Egypt may be the first of several significant discoveries in a previously ignored burial ground that rivals the Valley of the …

Australia blasts Snowden over 'treachery'

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has accused Edward Snowden of "unprecedented treachery" for his leaks about secret government surveillance.<p>Documents provided by the former National Security Agency analyst, which alleged Australia bugged the phone of the Indonesian president, have …

U.S. Likely To Hit Debt Ceiling Sooner Than Believed

The country's next fiscal crisis will come sooner than advertised.<p>Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Wednesday sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) warning that the country would likely exhaust the extraordinary measures used to stay beneath the debt limit by late February. In a …

Much of China's web traffic mysteriously sent to Wyoming shell company

Much of China encountered a major web traffic jam yesterday. According to <i>The New York Times</i>, something seemingly went seriously awry within the country's Great Firewall on Tuesday, causing it to redirect nearly all traffic from inside China to the servers of a mysterious company registered to a …

Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin discuss 'safe and secure' Sochi winter Olympics

Threat to Sochi games from militants sees US make two military ships in the Black Sea available and President Barack Obama contact Russian counterpart to offer assistance in securing safety at the event<p>President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed in a phone call on Tuesday …

How A Little Chill In The Air Could Help You Lose Weight

When it comes to tackling obesity, eating right and staying active are usually the way to go. But a research team in the Netherlands says there's an environmental factor that might help and that is often overlooked: the cold.<p>We're not talking bone-chilling temperatures that'll make you shiver …

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