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National security prosecutors to shift towards pursuing cybercriminals
The part of the Justice Department that prosecutes suspected cybercriminals on behalf of the United States government will soon see some changes as feds find a new way to counter the mounting attacks against American computer networks.

21.10.2014 18:29

Five Eyes ‘spy fee’: New Zealand annually forks out over $100 mn for intel funding
The taxpayers in New Zealand are spending $103 million a year on intelligence as a kind of membership fee for the country to be part of the Five Eyes surveillance club together with the US, UK, Australia and Canada, a declassified report said.

21.10.2014 17:07

‘Mission of liberty’: Outgoing GCHQ boss defends mass surveillance
The outgoing director of GCHQ has used his farewell speech to praise the UK surveillance agency’s practices. In the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations, Sir Iain Lobban called the agency’s work a “mission of liberty, not erosion of it.”

21.10.2014 16:18

Mass internet surveillance is ‘corrosive of online privacy’ – UN report
Mass surveillance carried by intelligence agencies is “indiscriminately corrosive of online privacy” and poses a “direct and ongoing challenge” to international law, says a new report from the UN Special Rapporteur.

15.10.2014 06:26

US investigating Chinese purchase of Waldorf Astoria hotel
The president of the United States is a frequent guest of the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York, and it also happens to be the residence of choice for US envoys to the UN – and now its sale to a Chinese firm is raising security concerns in Washington.

15.10.2014 01:26

FBI informant accused of organizing attack on Murdoch’s British newspaper
The FBI is in hot water once against upon release of a new report that raises questions about how federal authorities handled an investigation into the hacktivist group Anonymous.

14.10.2014 14:33

Kiev secretly received data from MH17 crash investigators – Ukrainian hacktivists
Ukrainian CyberBerkut hacktivists claim that they have penetrated the internal network of Ukraine’s Defense Ministry and found proof that Kiev is getting secret data from MH17 crash investigators, including information which implies its involvement.

11.10.2014 10:35

Unpublished hacked celebrity nude photos going for one bitcoin online
As a new set of hacked celebrity nude photos are about to be leaked, those interested in seeing them have flocked to a new, real-time file-sharing site. On Volafile, people can buy the pics for about $350 ‒ payable in bitcoin.

09.10.2014 19:48

‘Unjustified fabrication of facts’: China slams US over FBI’s hacking claims
Beijing has lashed out at an allegation by FBI Director that Chinese hackers were guilty of causing billions of dollars of damage to the US economy. China accused the US of using such statements “to divert attention” from its own massive cyber-spying.

09.10.2014 08:54

#Bellogate: Thousands of UCL students wake up to UKIP, porn and fan lists after mass email leak
The email system at UCL (University College London) has been hacked, leaving its intranet address book posted online. As a result, all students at UCL were registered to porn sites, One Direction’s fan group and hundreds of other unwelcome lists.

09.10.2014 08:29

Cyber attacks could pose ‘serious risk’ to UK financial system – MPs
A group of MPs is investigating whether cybersecurity breaches pose a risk to Britain’s financial system. The probe was sparked by mounting concern that protection for UK businesses and customers is currently deficient.

06.10.2014 14:57

17,000 Macs infected with botnet controlled via Reddit
Russian security company Dr. Web has discovered a flaw in the Mac OS X, which enables hackers to control infected computers using a search service at Reddit. The company says at least 17,000 unique IPs have been hacked, mostly in the US.

03.10.2014 19:15

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