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.
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.
Driving a car, particularly with annoying children in the rear seats, could soon be revolutionized, becoming a fascinating way to experience the world. That’s if you install the right apps. And indeed, the most unbelievable apps are coming soon.
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.
Scotland’s biggest bank is getting around to making amends for an IT crash in 2012 that left millions of its customers without access to their accounts for weeks. It will dish out $88 million (£56 million) to pay for its mistake.
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.
NSA experts advised the agency’s top executives to ax the mass collection of domestic landline phone conversation records as crossing a previously sacrosanct red line. The experts questioned its effectiveness and said it could lead to risks if exposed.
Sweden's Court of Appeal announced on Thursday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's arrest warrant will be upheld by the Scandinavian state. Assange's lawyer said shortly after his client will take take his case to Sweden's Supreme Court.