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July 16, 2014
Apple denies Chinese report of location tracking security risk
New York July 13, 2014
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. The frequent locations function, which can be switched on or off by users, is available on iOS 7, the operating system used by the current generation of iPhones released in September 2013. "We appreciate CCTV's effort to help educate customers on a topic we think is very important," Apple said Saturday in a statement in Chinese and in Eng ... read more

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Industrial control a weak link in cybersecurity: study
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Putin condemns 'hypocrisy' of Western cyber-espionage
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'Doomsday sputnik': Russia said to launch new missile-attack warning satellite

China says spy ship operations 'in line with international law'

Iran complying with nuclear deal: UN watchdog

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Israel mourns, but undeterred by soldier deaths

Britain's Cameron urges military sanctions against Russia

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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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New collaboration to strengthen cyber-security
Selex ES and a U.N.-backed alliance to combat cyber-threats are to collaborate on initiative to boost cyber-attack defenses. ... more
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Law enforcement technologies bundled into single package
Technology solutions for law enforcement agencies – small and large - have been bundled together into a cost-effective package by Vigilant Solutions. ... more
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CIA joins Twitter, Facebook
The secretive US spy agency joined the world of social media Friday, and quickly had the Twitterverse talking. ... more
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Tech firms mark Snowden leaks with new campaign
Some of the largest technology firms and activists marked the anniversary of Edward Snowden's leaks on Thursday with new efforts to thwart online snooping and boost privacy. ... more
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Last original Navajo Code Talker dies
Chester Nez, the last of 29 Navajo Indians who helped create a code used during World War II and never broken by the Axis Powers, died Wednesday. He was 93. ... more
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Lockheed Martin wins NSA cyber-response accreditation
Lockheed Martin has become one of the first companies accredited by the National Security Agency to help organizations respond to cyber attacks. ... more
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Google steps up bid to stymie email snooping
Google stepped up its effort Wednesday to make it tougher for spies or anyone else to snoop on email, unveiling Chrome browser software for scrambling digital messages. ... more
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International raid targets data-stealing computer virus: US
An international dragnet has dismantled a global computer hacker network which used a sophisticated computer virus to steal millions of dollars from companies and consumers, the US Justice Department announced Monday. ... more
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NSA scoops up images for facial recognition programs: report
The US National Security Agency is scooping up large quantities of images of people for use in facial recognition programs, the New York Times reported Sunday, citing top secret documents. ... more
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ICF International providing services to Army to counter cyber threats
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has selected ICF International to provide cyber network defense research and services, the company announced Tuesday. ... more
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China's decision to replace IBM servers with domestic equivalents may boost national security
The use of home-made servers in Beijing's national banks may prevent inclusion of hidden backdoors that facilitate intelligence gathering by the US National Security Agency, according to expert in t ... more
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