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President Obama Hosts First-Ever Cybersecurity Summit

Cyber crimes cost businesses $13 million a year and also hurt consumers by stealing their personal information. That’s why President Barack Obama — along with top executives, law enforcement and privacy experts — is trying to increase privacy guards to protect companies against hackers.

02/13/2015

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Teen Hotline Says Scammer Is Jamming Lines, Demanding Money

Young people in crisis in Minnesota may have trouble calling a local helpline. “The Bridge for Youth” organization said that cyber attackers seeking money shut down the center’s main phone number Tuesday morning.

03/04/2014

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‘U’ Holds Cyber Security Summit

The University of Minnesota held a first-of-its-kind cyber security summit Monday morning.

10/03/2011