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​Russia eyes counter to Washington’s internet kill-switch – report
Facing a possible cut-off from the internet by the US, Russian security officials and IT giants are discussing the possibility to make the Russian sector of the net independent, according to insiders.

19.09.2014 07:16

US greenlights Chinese universities’ plan to adopt NSA cyber training
Schools in China are free to borrow from a cybersecurity program being implemented across the United States, the head of the US National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education said in a recent interview.

18.09.2014 19:49

Biggest attack on RT.com: Website hit by 10 Gbps DDoS
RT.com has been hit with the most powerful DDoS attack in the website's history, which reached 10 Gbps in strength. No group has claimed responsibility. RT has experienced cyber assaults in the past, prompted by its reporting on Manning and WikiLeaks.

17.09.2014 21:38

Israeli military to discipline intel veterans over public refusal to spy on Palestinians
The Israeli military has threatened disciplinary action against 43 veteran servicemen who signed an open letter refusing to spy on the Palestinians for the IDF’s elite military intelligence Unit 8200.

15.09.2014 00:24

NSA, GCHQ have secret access to German telecom networks – report
US and UK intelligence services have secret access points for German telecom companies’ internal networks, Der Spiegel reports, citing slides created in the NSA’s ‘Treasure Map’ program used to get near-real-time visualization of the global internet.

14.09.2014 00:43

NSA denies whistleblower Snowden ‘raised concerns’ in emails
In response to a Freedom of Information request, the NSA denies that its former NSA contractor-turned whistleblower Edward Snowden ever raised concerns in emails to colleagues to his colleagues over the agency’s surveillance work.

13.09.2014 05:38

FBI: Relentless hacking behind ‘unprecedented’ govt-industry collaboration
Every sector of the United States government has likely been hacked at some point, according to the FBI, which has lent to “unprecedented” partnerships with private industry to protect financial interests targeted by “a wide range of cyber adversaries.”

11.09.2014 14:40

Google, Yahoo, Apple urge US govt to protect email privacy
Dozens of tech giants, including Google, Yahoo, Apple, Facebook and Twitter, have written to the US government urging ‘to bring to the floor’ a bill which gives more privacy protection to their users’ emails and other information stored on their servers.

11.09.2014 04:58

Password detected? Website checks if you were affected by epic Gmail leak
Although a database with a whopping 5 million Gmail and Yandex passwords had people the world over changing their accounts to protect their privacy, there is now a way to know for sure whether you’ve been affected.

11.09.2014 04:48

Reddit profited off hacked celeb nudes, while charities won’t accept related money
Reddit made enough money off subscriptions to run its servers for a month in the six days the popular web forum linked to the leaked pictures of nude celebrities. But several charities are refusing money Redditors raised “in honor of” the exposed stars.

11.09.2014 01:16

​5 million ‘compromised’ Google accounts leaked
A database of what appears to be some 5 million login and password pairs for Google accounts has been leaked to a Russian cyber security internet forum. It follows similar leaks of account data for popular Russian web services.

10.09.2014 07:04

​Spies off line: New gadget to stop unwanted drone, Google Glass snooping
A new surveillance device has been developed that has the potential to stop drones and Google Glass wearers from hacking into one’s Wi-Fi network. Cyborg Unplug works by sending de-authentication signals to unwanted monitoring or spying devices.

09.09.2014 15:31

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