SECURITY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SECURITY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) China investigating Microsoft in monopoly case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236828-79/technology-foreign-microsoft-china.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236828-79/technology-foreign-microsoft-china.html.csp">China investigating Microsoft in monopoly case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOE McDONALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T09:27:01.444-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • China’s anti-monopoly agency announced an investigation Tuesday of Microsoft Corp., stepping up regulatory pressure on foreign technology companies. The State Administration for Industry and Commerce said it opened a case in June after complaints Microsoft improperly failed to publish all documentation for its Windows operating system and Office software. It said investigators visited Microsoft’s China headquarters in Beijing and branches in Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu in southwest...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582368282014-07-29T09:27:01.444-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T09:27:01.444-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236828@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:27:01 MDT Affordable Care Act gives Medicare finances shot in the arm http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58234267-68/medicare-trustees-social-security.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58234267-68/medicare-trustees-social-security.html.csp">Affordable Care Act gives Medicare finances shot in the arm</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Amy Goldstein</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T19:50:25.376-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 07:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Medicare’s financial stability has been strengthened by the Affordable Care Act and other forces that have been subduing health-care spending, according to a new official forecast that says the fund covering the program’s hospital costs will remain solvent until 2030 - four years later than expected a year ago. The annual report, issued Monday by trustees overseeing the government’s two largest entitlement programs, found little change overall in the finances of Social Security. Ho...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58234267@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:50:25 MDT Report says surveillance is hampering journalists http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58232490-68/report-government-journalists-information.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58232490-68/report-government-journalists-information.html.csp">Report says surveillance is hampering journalists</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BAUDER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T08:45:02.271-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 08:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say. Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union said in a report issued Monday that access to data as detailed in leaks by former National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden, coupled with the Obama adminis...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582324902014-07-28T08:45:02.271-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T08:45:02.271-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232490@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:45:02 MDT Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk from rebels http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227235-68/donetsk-russia-ukrainian-rebels.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227235-68/donetsk-russia-ukrainian-rebels.html.csp">Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk from rebels</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AYSE WIETING</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and DAVID McHUGH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T21:06:47.972-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 09:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Donetsk, Ukraine • Ukrainian officials said their forces advanced to the outskirts of a key town north of Donetsk on Saturday as they try to retake the stronghold held for months by pro-Russia rebels. The move comes as Ukrainian forces appear to have gained some momentum recently by retaking control of territory from the rebels. But Russia also appears to becoming more involved in the fighting, with the U.S. and Ukraine accusing Moscow of moving heavy artillery across the border to the rebels. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582272352014-07-26T21:06:47.972-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-26T21:06:47.972-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58227235@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:06:47 MDT U.S. evacuates embassy in Libya as militias clash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227224-68/libya-security-department-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227224-68/libya-security-department-state.html.csp">U.S. evacuates embassy in Libya as militias clash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Ernesto Londono</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Anne Gearan</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T20:56:31.453-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 08:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The State Department on Saturday evacuated all U.S. personnel from its embassy in Libya after clashes among rival militias in the capital intensified in recent days in the vicinity of the diplomatic mission, officials said. Traveling in Paris, Secretary of State John Kerry cited the threat posed by “freewheeling militia violence” near the embassy in Tripoli. Kerry said some embassy functions will continue from neighboring Tunisia, where diplomats were taken. “We will return the mom...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58227224@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:56:31 MDT Unease in Congress, region over Obama Afghan plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201229-68/afghanistan-afghan-plan-security.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201229-68/afghanistan-afghan-plan-security.html.csp">Unease in Congress, region over Obama Afghan plan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DEB RIECHMANN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T11:25:07.224-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Afghanistan’s disputed election and Iraq’s unraveling are giving members of Congress and U.S. allies in the region reason to think President Barack Obama should rethink his decision to withdraw virtually all Americans troops from Afghanistan by the close of 2016. The White House says Afghanistan is different from Iraq, mired in sectarian violence since shortly after U.S. troops left, and that the drawdown decision is a done deal. Some lawmakers, however, are uncomfortable with Obama...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58201229@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:25:07 MDT Washington Post: Cyber security http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58182675-82/government-cyber-bill-cybersecurity.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58182675-82/government-cyber-bill-cybersecurity.html.csp">Washington Post: Cyber security</a></h4>