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November 20, 2014
Top China official urges stronger Internet management
Wuzhen, China (AFP) Nov 19, 2014
A top Beijing official called for stronger management of the Internet Wednesday at a government-organised conference condemned by rights campaigners as a Chinese attempt to promote its online controls globally. China, which censors online content it deems to be politically sensitive, opened the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen with the country's biggest Internet companies in attendance alongside a sprinkling of foreign executives and officials. Participants at the three-day conference in the ... read more

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Cyberattack hit US weather service: report
Cyberattackers believed to have been working from China broke through defenses of the US weather service recently, according to a Washington Post report. ... more
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Americans wary of snooping from government, advertisers
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U.S. Central Command adopts GenDyn software for secure info sharing
U.S. Central Command is now using the new version of cyber-defense software from General Dynamics C4 Systems for sharing classified information. ... more
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Hackers target CEOs in 'Darkhotel' scheme
Hackers have developed a scheme to steal sensitive information from top executives by penetrating the Wi-Fi networks of luxury hotels, security researchers said Monday. ... more
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US mulls new tactics to stem wave of cyberattacks
As hacking attacks reach epidemic proportions, the US cybersecurity community is looking at new ways to step up defense, including counterattacking the hackers themselves. ... more
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US eyes cyber 'deterrence' to stop hackers
The US military is looking to flex its muscles in cyberspace as a "deterrence" to hackers eying American targets, the nation's top cyber-warrior said Tuesday. ... more
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'Major' hacking attack in US looms: expert survey
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Cyber-security center launched in Wales
A new cyber-security center has been officially launched in Britain by Alert Logic for its expanding European customer base. ... more
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Samsung devices get top US security clearance
South Korean tech giant Samsung said Tuesday its smartphones and tablets have received a US government security clearance allowing officials to use them to send classified information. ... more
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FBI renews call for wider wiretap powers
FBI chief James Comey renewed a call Thursday for broader authority to tap into emerging technologies, saying the Edward Snowden revelations have led to unwarranted mistrust of law enforcement. ... more
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Russia used Windows flaw to spy for years: researchersw
Hackers based in Russia used a flaw in Microsoft Windows to spy on NATO, European governments and other organizations as far back as 2009, security researchers said Tuesday. ... more
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Edward Snowden says British surveillance is out of control
Edward Snowden says government surveillance in the United Kingdom is out of control. ... more
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China court moves to tighten grip over 'disorderly Internet'
China's top court is putting pressure on Internet service providers to provide the personal details of Web users suspected of "rights violations", state media said Friday. ... more
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Hackers leap from dark basements to world stage
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Google's Schmidt fears spying could 'break' Internet
Google's Eric Schmidt said on Wednesday US online spying is a threat so dire it could wind up "breaking the Internet." ... more
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Twitter sues US to disclose more on secret data orders
Twitter sued the US government Tuesday, claiming its free speech rights are being violated by restrictions on its ability to disclose numbers of secret orders to hand over user data. ... more
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Taiwan PM warns China cyber attack threat growing
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Twitter sues US to disclose more on secret data orders
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Yahoo says some systems breached, not by Shellshock
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Hong Kong police arrest five over hacking allegations
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DARPA Technology Identifies Counterfeit Microelectronics
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New privacy battle looms after moves by Apple, Google
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BAE strengthens intel capabilities with acquisition
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Body cameras join cops on the beat in US
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