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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

US State Dept locks down email system after suspected hacker attack
The US State Department has shut down the whole of its unclassified email system after fears a hacker managed to obtain access. An official said none of the departments classified systems were affected while security upgrades are currently taking place.

17.11.2014 11:12

#OpKKK: Anonymous hacks KKK websites, Twitter over Ferguson threats
Anonymous claims it has taken down several Ku Klux Klan websites and Twitter accounts as part of what internet hacktivists describe as a “cyber war”, inspired by KKK threats of using “lethal force” against Ferguson protesters.

17.11.2014 05:38

Stuxnet patient zero: Kaspesky Lab identifies worm’s first victims in Iran
Nearly four years after the notorious worm Stuxnet wreaked havoc on Iranian nuclear centrifuges, Kaspersky Lab has identified patient zero for the world’s “first cyber weapon.”

13.11.2014 14:31

US government warns iOS users their devices may be in danger
​Apple customers are being warned by computer security experts, including the United States government’s own cyber squad, to watch out for a new bug affecting iOS devices like the iPhone and iPad.

13.11.2014 20:31