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WASHINGTON, Sept 25- Senior U.S. officials on Wednesday sought to mend fences with the technology industry as they renewed their pleas for legislation to increase the flow of information about cyber attacks between federal agencies and private companies.
Washington, Sept 25- A small, sophisticated international hacking group was responsible for a widely publicized 2011 spying attack on members of Japan's parliament as well as dozens of previously undisclosed breaches at government agencies and strategic companies in Japan and South Korea, security researchers said.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 19- In the latest fallout from Edward Snowden's intelligence disclosures, a major U.S. computer security company warned thousands of customers on Thursday to stop using software that relies on a weak mathematical formula developed by the National Security Agency.
*Symantec says Hidden Lynx very likely based in China. Symantec Corp said the hacker group, which it dubbed "Hidden Lynx," was among the most technically advanced of several dozen groups believed to be running cyber espionage operations out of China.
Sept 16- Flash storage provider Violin Memory, backed by Toshiba Corp, expects to raise as much as $180 million from its initial public offering of 18 million shares. Toshiba's holding in the company will fall to 11 percent from 14 percent after the offering.
Sept 3- JPMorgan Chase& Co has agreed to pay $18.3 million to settle claims that documents for mortgages acquired by a unit of Bear Stearns Cos failed to disclose material information about interest rates.
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman is shuffling the executive deck just hours ahead of fiscal third quarter earnings on Wednesday, which are expected after the bell.
In the world of cyber fraud, a fake fan on Instagram can be worth five times more than a stolen credit card number.
HONG KONG, August 19- Hong Kong shares could start lower on Monday tracking weakness on Wall Street and following losses in previous sessions as investors await further direction from U.S. and European data.
SHANGHAI, Aug 16- China's Ministry of Public Security and a cabinet-level research centre are preparing to investigate IBM Corp, Oracle Corp and EMC Corp over security issues, the official Shanghai Securities News said on Friday. Officials with EMC, IBM and Oracle declined to comment.
As social media has become increasingly influential in shaping reputations, hackers have used their computer skills to create and sell false endorsements- such as "likes" and "followers"- that purport to come from users of Facebook, its photo-sharing app Instagram, Twitter, Google's YouTube, LinkedIn and other popular websites.
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SHANGHAI, Aug 16- China's Ministry of Public Security and a cabinet-level research centre are preparing to investigate IBM Corp, Oracle Corp and EMC Corp over security issues, the official Shanghai Securities News said on Friday.
A person familiar with the matter said IBM was paying close to $1 billion for Trusteer, making it the company's second-largest acquisition of a security company after its 2006 purchase of Internet Security Systems for about $1.3 billion.
Aug 15- Data storage company Nimble Storage intends to go public later this year and has selected Goldman Sachs Group Inc to lead an IPO, according to two sources familiar with the matter. Nimble Storage and Goldman Sachs declined to comment. Nimble Storage's investors include Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Artis Ventures.
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*Sees second-quarter adj EPS $0.60- $0.65 vs est $0.63. Aug 14- Data storage equipment maker NetApp Inc forecast current-quarter results largely below expectations, sending its shares down 4 percent in extended trading.
NEW YORK, Aug 9- Three months after a team of international law enforcement officials raided the digital currency firm Liberty Reserve, cyber experts say criminals are increasingly turning to another online currency called Perfect Money.
Three technology stocks hold outsize potential, Credit Suisse's Kulbinder Garcha says.
Investors took profits in July on fears about the Federal Reserve's expected tapering, according to TD Ameritrade data.