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UK team unlocking secrets of North Korea volcano

UK team unlocking secrets of North Korea volcano

62 mins ago
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — More than a thousand years ago, a huge volcano straddling the border between North Korea and China was the site of one of the biggest eruptions in human history, blanketing eastern Asia in its ash. But unlike other major volcanos around the world, the remote and politically sensitive Mount Paektu remains almost a complete mystery to foreign scientists who have — until recently — been unable to conduct on-site studies. Full Story
Gulf of Maine: 'Poster child' for global warming

Gulf of Maine: 'Poster child' for global warming

2 hours 13 mins ago
FRIENDSHIP, Maine (AP) — Imagine Cape Cod without cod. Maine without lobster. The region's famous rocky beaches invisible, obscured by constant high waters. Full Story
Celeb hacking scandal shows digital vulnerability

Celeb hacking scandal shows digital vulnerability

2 hours 46 mins ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — To keep private pictures private, never upload them online. Full Story
Apple: Some nude shots taken from stars' accounts

Apple: Some nude shots taken from stars' accounts

7 hours 16 mins ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apple said Tuesday that hackers obtained nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities by pilfering images from individual accounts rather than through a broader attack on the company's services. Full Story
In light of celebrity hacks, how to protect data

In light of celebrity hacks, how to protect data

8 hours 46 mins ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The theft of nude photographs from celebrities' online accounts has thrown a spotlight on the security of cloud computing, a system used by a growing number of Americans to store personal information over the Internet. Full Story

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Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach

Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach

9 hours 33 mins ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a major credit card data breach. Full Story
Celebrities' nude shots removed from some websites

Celebrities' nude shots removed from some websites

10 hours 14 mins ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As federal investigators worked Tuesday to determine who stole and posted nude photos of several female celebrities online, the images continued to be removed from various sites. Full Story
Top South America hackers rattle Peru's Cabinet

Top South America hackers rattle Peru's Cabinet

10 hours 16 mins ago
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, defacing websites and extracting sensitive data to strut their programming prowess and make political points. Full Story