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December 06, 2016
White House should lead broad cybersecurity effort: panel
Washington (AFP) Dec 2, 2016
The White House should lead a broad cybersecurity effort with the private sector to guard against potentially crippling attacks and boost confidence in the digital economy, a presidential commission said Friday. The panel created by President Barack Obama in 2013 delivered a 90-page set of recommendations, noting that most would need to be carried out by incoming President-elect Donald Trump. "It is critical that the next president and his administration and Congress begin immediately to tackle ... read more

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Britain approves extradition of alleged hacker to US
Britain's interior minister on Monday ordered the extradition to the United States of a man accused of hacking into thousands of US government computers. ... more
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China passes controversial cybersecurity law
China passed a controversial cybersecurity bill Monday tightening restrictions on online freedom of speech while imposing new rules on online service providers, raising concerns Beijing is further cloistering its heavily controlled internet. ... more
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Dutchman 'who almost broke the internet' to go on trial
A Dutchman accused of launching an unprecedented cyberattack that reportedly "almost broke the internet" is to go on trial Tuesday on charges of masterminding the 2013 incident that slowed down web traffic world-wide. ... more
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Learning Morse code without trying
It's not exactly beating something into someone's head. More like tapping it into the side. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a system that teaches people Morse code ... more
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CACI providing intel services to US
The U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has tapped CACI to provide airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services. ... more
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Hitting back at hackers: debate swirls on how far to go
After a seemingly endless barrage of cyberattacks, debate is heating up on hitting back at hackers where it hurts. ... more
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Precise quantum cloning: Possible pathway to secure communication
Physicists at The Australian National University (ANU) and University of Queensland (UQ) have produced near-perfect clones of quantum information using a new method to surpass previous cloning limit ... more
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US should strike back at cyberattackers: report
The US government and private sector should strike back against hackers to counter cyberattacks aimed at stealing data and disrupting important computer networks, a policy report said Monday. ... more
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Maybe 100,000 hijacked devices used in cyber attack: Dyn
The US company targeted in last week's massive cyber attack said Monday that possibly 100,000 connected devices were hijacked to swamp its systems and close off the internet to millions of users. ... more
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Safran announces Silicon Valley expansion
Safran Identity & Security announced this week that it will open a location in Silicon Valley by the end of 2016. ... more
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Non-state actor likely behind US cyber attack: Clapper
The giant cyber attack that paralyzed many US sites last week was likely not the work of a foreign country, the top US intelligence chief said Tuesday. ... more
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Test of Russian cyber defense system completed: Report
A new system to protect the Russian Ministry of Defense from cyber attacks has completed testing, Russian news agency Tass reported Monday. ... more
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Moscow confirms ministry website attack after US hacker claim
Russia's foreign ministry on Sunday said an old version of its website had been attacked after a US hacker claimed he broke in and posted a mocking message. ... more
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Cyber attacks cripple Twitter, Netflix, other websites
Cyber attacks pounded the underpinnings of the internet Friday, crippling Twitter, Netflix and other major websites with the help of once-dumb devices made smart with online connections. ... more
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Technica gets $22 million U.S. Air Force cybersecurity contract
Technica has been awarded a max-value $22 million U.S. Air Force cybersecurity contract, the company announced. ... more
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Yahoo calls for 'transparency' from US spy agencies
Yahoo asked US spy agencies Wednesday to offer public "transparency" about data they make internet companies provide on users and to declassify any secret order served on the company. ... more
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Foreign spies hacked Australian agency, report says
Foreign spies installed malicious software on an Australian government agency's computer system, stealing an unknown number of documents, an official report revealed Wednesday, stopping short of naming the country involved. ... more
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Firm linked to social media surveillance loses data access
Twitter and Facebook on Tuesday revoked data access for an analytics firm which according to a civil liberties group helped law enforcement track protesters in social movements in US cities. ... more
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US accuses Russia of cyber attacks to disrupt election
US officials formally accused the Russian government Friday of trying to "interfere" with the American presidential election, and vowed to respond at an undisclosed time and place. ... more
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Yahoo denies surveillance claims amid privacy outcry
Yahoo on Wednesday rejected allegations of mass email surveillance amid an outcry from privacy activists over a report that it created a special scanning program at the behest of US intelligence. ... more
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Ten years on, WikiLeaks and Assange as controversial as ever
Celebrating its 10th anniversary this week, anonymous whistleblowing platform WikiLeaks can look back on a decade that saw it turn classified documents into global headlines and inspire a host of copycat leaks. ... more
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Yahoo hacked by 'professional' criminals: researchers
The massive theft of Yahoo user data disclosed last week came from "professional" hackers seeking to profit from the breach, according to an analysis by security researchers. ... more
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Energy sector addressing cybersecurity threats
An international organization said Thursday a group of energy companies joined it in forming an industry body to tackle cybersecurity threats. ... more
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Russia? China? Who hacked Yahoo, and why?
Yahoo's claim that it is the victim of a gigantic state-sponsored hack raises the question of whether it is the latest target for hackers with the backing of Russia, China or even North Korea, experts say. ... more
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