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August 21, 2014
US hospital firm: Chinese hackers stole patient data
New York (AFP) Aug 18, 2014
Community Health Systems, a major US hospital operator, said Monday that hackers likely from China broke into its systems and stole identification data for some 4.5 million patients. Community Health said the hackers infiltrated its systems in April and June this year, using "highly sophisticated malware and technology" to bypass its data security protection. The company said that, working with computer security experts, it discovered information to conclude that the attackers were a group origi ... read more

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Judge rejects Microsoft's defense of overseas data
A judge on Thursday rejected a bid by Microsoft to derail a warrant demanding that email data from servers in Ireland be turned over to US prosecutors. ... more
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Country Web domains can't be seized: regulator
The Internet's regulatory authority said Wednesday that country-specific Web domains cannot be seized in court proceedings, as it sought to quash an effort to recover assets in terrorism-related lawsuits. ... more
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Microsoft challenging US on overseas data
In a case closely watched by the tech sector, Microsoft will challenge Thursday a US court order requiring it to give prosecutors electronic mail content associated with an overseas server. ... more
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Canada says China hacked science agency computers
Canada accused China on Tuesday of hacking into the computers of its research and development arm, which Beijing strongly denied. ... more
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General Dynamics joins cyber-security industry partnership
General Dynamics Fidelis says it is enhancing threat protection for its XPS system customers by its joining the Microsoft Active Protections Program. ... more
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RF detector for law enforcement, intel purposes in the wings
A real-time radio frequency signal detector and analysis capability is being launched by information solutions firm CACI International Inc. ... more
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IT security company issues heads-up to small enterprises
The danger of Cyber-crime isn't only a concern for large businesses but is also a costly danger to small British enterprises, a new analysis reports. ... more
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Apple denies Chinese report of location tracking security risk
US technology giant Apple is fighting Chinese claims that the iPhone threatens national security through its ability to track and time-stamp a user's location. ... more
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Putin condemns 'hypocrisy' of Western cyber-espionage
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday condemned the "hypocrisy" of Western countries who use cyber-espionage to eavesdrop on leaders, and called for an international campaign to combat the problem. ... more
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Industrial control a weak link in cybersecurity: study
Cybersecurity threats are rising for industrial control systems around the world, a growing target for attackers seeking to wreak havoc, a study showed Thursday. ... more
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Moscow accuses US of 'abducting' Russian MP's son
Moscow accused Washington on Tuesday of abducting the son of a Russian lawmaker who was arrested in the Maldives on suspicion of being one of the world's most prolific traffickers of stolen credit card details. ... more
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Russian accused of hacking 'may die in US prison': father
The lawmaker father of a Russian man detained by the US on hacking charges warned Friday his son would die without medical help, raising the stakes in the latest spat between Moscow and Washington. ... more
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Kerry warns of 'chilling' hacking in China talks
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday denounced the "chilling effect" of Internet hacking on US businesses as he wrapped up two days of high-level talks with Chinese officials. ... more
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Verizon data queries nearly 150,000 in 2014
US telecom giant Verizon said Tuesday it received nearly 150,000 requests for customer data from US law enforcement agencies in the first half of 2014. ... more
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Hackers take over Israel army Twitter account
Internet hackers briefly took over an Israeli army Twitter account, the military said Friday, posting an alarming message that a nuclear facility had been hit by rocket fire. ... more
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US to push China on hacking at high-level talks
Washington will push Beijing to crack down on cyber-spying and halt the theft of corporate data when the two powers meet next week for high-level talks, a US diplomat told AFP Wednesday. ... more
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NSA releases first statistics on surveillance sweep
The US National Security Agency released its first "transparency report" Friday, as part of an effort to quell the firestorm over reports of its massive data collection efforts. ... more
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Warrant needed for cell phone search: top US court
In a major civil liberties test in the digital age, the US Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police must obtain a warrant before searching the cell phone of a suspect. ... more
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Hong Kong pro-democracy tabloid blames Beijing for cyber-attack
A leading Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper blamed Beijing on Thursday for a massive cyber-attack on its website, just days after a series of similar attacks on an online vote on electoral reform. ... more
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Line app urges password changes as Japan probes hacking
Smartphone messenger application Line, which has hundreds of millions of users across Asia, was urging people to change their passwords Thursday as Japanese police investigated the hacking of hundreds of accounts. ... more
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Canon, Milestone Systems of Denmark in acquisition deal
Canon Europa N.V. and Milestone Systems A/S of Denmark are merging their technological expertise for the network video surveillance market. ... more
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Chinese military linked to seven years of hacking US aerospace industry
A shadowy hacking group believed to be affiliated with the Chinese military has spent years infiltrating the American aerospace industry and US trading partners in the space industry, a US cybersecu ... more
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Guarding against 'Carmageddon' cyberattacks
The potential value of turning the nation's freeways into "smart transportation systems" is enormous. Equipping the nation's concrete arteries with a nervous system of computers and sensors that dir ... more
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Cyber chaos: How cybercrime has attacked the world economy
In 1997, CSIS issued a global alert about what it warned was a coming wave of financial crime on the Internet. Experts pooh-poohed the CSIS report and said it was irresponsibly alarming. ... more
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