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Payroll giant ADP investigating hack

SAN FRANCISCO — US payroll-handling firm Automatic Data Processing (ADP) said Wednesday that hackers broke into one of its benefits administration business systems. ADP believed the “system intrusion” at recently acquired Workscape was limited to one client, whose name was not disclosed. “ADP immediately notified the client… and continues to…

WikiLeaks ISP anonymizes all traffic to neutralize data retention laws

The Internet service provider (ISP) hosting WikiLeaks’ servers is fighting back against the European Data Retention Directive by running all customer traffic through an encrypted virtual private network (VPN) service before logging it. The European Data Retention Directive, which was approved in 2006, aimed to identify the origin, time and…

Melting sea ice forces walruses ashore in Alaska

Tens of thousands of walruses camp out on Alaska shore because sea ice melting profusely. Tens of thousands of walruses have come ashore in northwest Alaska because the sea ice they normally rest on has melted. Federal scientists say this massive move to shore by walruses is unusual in the…

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