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Kiev's military 'requests' for US aid leaked by Ukrainian hacker group
Ukraine's anti-government CyberBerkut hacker group published documents allegedly showing Kiev's detailed demands for money from the US military, and Washington agreeing to giving them support.

25.11.2014 11:41

Freeze-frame: Hacker attack halts Sony Pictures’ work for up to 3 weeks
Sony Pictures Entertainment warns employees to abstain from connecting to corporate networks, Wi-Fi or email after the studio was reportedly attacked by hackers threatening to reveal company “secrets.”

25.11.2014 05:37

iPhone ban during Russian military service claim false - Defense Ministry
The Russian Defense Ministry says it doesn’t ban iPhones during mandatory military service. Izvestia newspaper reported that the devices are not allowed in the army over concerns its closed operating system might contain spying backdoors.

24.11.2014 01:47

Sophisticated ‘state-sponsored’ spying tool targeted govts, infrastructure for years
A sophisticated malware dubbed Regin has been used to spy on governments, infrastructure operators and other high-profile targets, security company Symantec has revealed. It also targeted private individuals and businesses, particularly in Russia.

24.11.2014 04:10

Hacked from ‘US servers’: Ecuador leader claims attacks on his private computer
Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has accused the US of “systematic, high-tech” cyber-attacks on his private internet accounts and computers, the last of which was traced back to American servers last Thursday.

23.11.2014 09:25

​Germany bends over backwards to satisfy US spying demands
Despite the historic lessons Germany has bent over backwards trying to accommodate spying requests by the US, yet has done nothing so far to protect the privacy of its own citizens guaranteed by the constitution, Annie Machon, former UK MI5 agent told RT.

23.11.2014 03:41

‘Domestic extremists’: Police face legal action after spying on journalists for years
A group of journalists are taking legal action after they discovered the Metropolitan Police had been systematically monitoring their movements and behavior on a secret database designed to capture “domestic extremism.”

21.11.2014 09:34

China & others can cripple US power grid, NSA admits for the first time
​The head of the National Security Agency warned Congress on Thursday that China and “one or two” other nations currently possess the capability of crippling the American power grid through cyberattacks.

20.11.2014 17:51

Anti-snooping app: Amnesty & partners unveil tool that detects surveillance
In collaboration with privacy and civil rights organizations, Amnesty International launched Detekt, an app that enables people to scan their devices for traces of surveillance spyware, created with activists and journalists in mind.

20.11.2014 14:07

The siege of Julian Assange is a farce - an investigation by John Pilger
The siege of Knightsbridge is a farce. For two years, an exaggerated, costly police presence around the Ecuadorean embassy in London has served no purpose other than to flaunt the power of the state.

19.11.2014 11:02

Hackers seized database from City of Detroit, demanded $800k in bitcoin
​Hackers seized a digital database from the city of Detroit earlier this year and then demanded they receive a ransom in bitcoin, Mayor Mike Duggan said this week, but the city balked and ultimately the hijackers were unsuccessful with their request.

18.11.2014 19:03

Anonymous: Campaign against ‘terrorist group’ KKK will continue
​Individuals associated with the hacktivist group Anonymous are moving forward with their cyber campaign against the Ku Klux Klan and say the actions they’ve undertaken so far should be considered “just the beginning” of what’s to come.

18.11.2014 17:36