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Threat Level Thursday: Spying Hurts US Economy, Passwords Should Be Gone, and More Cyber Victims

Welcome to this week's Threat Level Thursday, where we find out how the government's spying efforts are wreaking havoc on the economy, what the White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel thinks of passwords and the scope of the JP Morgan breach.
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Threat Level Thursday: China Snoops, the Pentagon vs. Snowden, Home Depot Fallout, and Gmail is Safe

Welcome to this week's Threat Level Thursday, where we find the Chinese snooping again, the Pentagon beefing up against more Snowdens, wesee how much Home Depot's credit card breach might end up costing, and why Google says not to worry about Gmail being hacked.
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Threat Level Thursday: Home Depot, Hacktivists vs. Islamic State, and Critical Updates

Welcome to this week's Threat Level Thursday where Home Depot falls prey to the same predator that snatched up Target, hacktivists fight against the Islamic State in the digital realm, and both Adobe and Microsoft release critical updates.
Encryption

Threat Level Thursday: NSA's Search Engine, Encryption, and Android's Weakness

Welcome to this week's Threat Level Thursday, where we'll see how the NSA shares its information with other law enforcement agencies, the power of encryption, how Android may be the bane of some Android apps, and the unnerving conviction of a former U.S. cybersecurity official.
Encryption

Threat Level Thursday: More Snowden, Yahoo Encrypts, the Safest Mobile OS, and the Air Force

In this week's Threat Level Thursday we get another dose of Edward Snowden, see emails getting safer, which mobile operating system trumps the other in keeping the baddies out, and the Air Force joining the cyber fight.
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Threat Level Thursday: Microsoft Fights on Multiple Fronts, Cash Influx, and the NSA's Chokehold

In this weeks Threat Level Thursday we take a look at Microsoft (twice), the influx of cybersecurity funding, and of course, our friendly neighborhood watchman, the NSA.
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Threat Level Thursday: iOS Security, Tor Anonymity, HHS, the Navy, and Exploiting an Exploit

In this week's Threat Level Thursday we have iOS, Tor, and the U.S. Department of Health and Services all susceptible to ailments of some kind while a former Navy official recommends leniency in cybersecurity's infancy, and of course, something just plain ol' mean.
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Threat Level Thursday: The NSA, Emergency 911 Vulnerabilities, China, and North Korea

This week's Threat Level Thursday features two new revelations about the NSA, 911 cybersecurity, more hacking from China, and North Korea puffs its chest out. Again.
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Threat Level Thursday: Cybersecurity, Laws With Loopholes, Energy Crisis and Go Microsoft

Welcome to Threat Level Thursday, where this week we will listen to the White House "talk" about cybsecurity, watch lawkmakers make laws with loopholes, realize that our energy sector has been under attack, and give Microsoft a thumbs up for standing up to Big Brother.
Data

Threat Level Thursday: Yo, Kill Switches, Health Records, and Miley Cyrus

Another week, another hack. In this week's threat level Thursday we'll touch upon Yo, kill switches, health records and, yes, even Miley Cyrus.
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Threat Level Thursday: Hackers Don't Like Working for the Government, Anonymous and Pizza

What's going on this week in the world of cybersecurity? For starters, we have a government hiring problem, another government agency stepping into the cyber fray, a World Cup under fire and, naturally, pizza being exploited.
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Threat Level Thursday: Google's Encryption Obsession and a W for the Feds

This week's edition has some good news: Google is pushing email and data encryption services and the Feds ramp up their cybersecuirty efforts...sort of.
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Threat Level Thursday: Cybercriminals Are Gaining the Upper Hand

This week's Threat Level Thursday brings pretty much nothing but bad news for anyone connected to the web.

Threat Level Thursday: What the Chinese Hacked From the U.S., Change Your eBay Password, and Congress Trying to Curb NSA

This week was particularly revelatory in the world of cyber security: the U.S. formally charged five Chinese military officials with cybertheft, eBay announced it was hacked, and it turns out the National Security Agency has been listening to some countries in Central America while the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to try to curb the NSA's practices.
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Threat Level Thursday: NIST Champions IT Security and Rash Heartbleed Responses

Welcome back to Threat Level Thursday, where this week we'll be talking more about the defensive end of cybersecurity, including a set of guidelines to improve critical systems and software security by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and why quick responses to threats are great, but rash ones aren't.
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Threat Level Thursday: You Can Use Internet Explorer Now and Change Your Passwords

Threat Level Thursday brings you two simple messages today: You can finally use Internet Explorer and change your passwords!
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