Britain’s Labour Party is to reveal plans for an overhaul of its government’s spy agencies in the wake of the Snowden revelations. Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper accuses the government of ignoring this need amid patronizing secrecy.
Following the revelations that Britain’s spy agency intercepts Yahoo users’ private data, three outraged American senators plan to launch an investigation into the NSA’s involvement in the GCHQ operation.
A cyber security firm has reported a “mind boggling” cache of stolen credentials which has been put up for sale on online black markets. A total of 360 million accounts were affected in a series of hacks, one of which seems to be the biggest in history.
The United States Department of Justice this week unsealed its third indictment in four months against Lauri Love, a United Kingdom resident now accused of hacking into a computer system used by the US Federal Reserve.
There are people trying to make money on the data leak scare, introducing new gadgets, but it doesn’t stop GCHQ or the NSA intercepting the data on its way through the telecommunications network, investigative journalist Tony Gosling told RT.
Kaspersky Labs is reporting an incredible 20-fold explosion in the theft of financial details from mobile devices. Fully 98 percent of malware is breaching banking apps made for Google’s Android OS platform, the IT security company says.
Has the hacktivist group Anonymous been secretly plotting to overthrow the United States government? Federal prosecutors seem to think so, but attorneys for a Texas man on trial for alleged computer crimes say such isn’t the case.
Marine innovation engineering department at Rolls-Royce has presented a draft design of an ocean-going robo-vessel that could enter service within a decade. Experts remain highly skeptical that computers could replace human instincts anytime soon.