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September 18, 2014
US accuses China of hacking into defense contract firms
Washington (AFP) Sept 17, 2014
Chinese hackers believed to be linked to Beijing conducted dozens of cyberattacks on US defense contractors between 2012 and 2013, potentially compromising military operations, a congressional probe warned Wednesday. A study by the Senate Armed Services Committee found that hackers gained access to systems run by companies doing contract work for the US Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) at least 50 times in a one-year period ending May 30, 2013. "Of those 50, at least 20 were successful intrus ... read more

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Turing biopic wins Toronto film festival top prize
"The Imitation Game," a biopic of British codebreaker Alan Turing starring Benedict Cumberbatch, won the Toronto film festival's top prize Sunday, confirming its status as an early Oscars contender. ... more
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US threatened Yahoo with huge fine over surveillance
US authorities threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day if it failed to comply with a secret surveillance program requiring it to hand over user data in the name of national security, court documents showed Thursday. ... more
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Lockheed Martin to help in Aussie data processing system revamp
Lockheed Martin Australia is to provide centralized data processing services to Australia's Department of Defense. ... more
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Bush-era memos: president can wiretap Americans at all times
The US Justice Department has released two memos detailing the Bush administration's legal justification for monitoring the phone calls and emails of Americans without a warrant. ... more
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Hacking Gmail with 92 Percent Success
A team of researchers, including an assistant professor at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering, have identified a weakness believed to exist in Android, Windows and ... more
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High fingerprint matching rate for NEC technology
Fingerprint identification technology from NEC Corporation of America achieved top place in testing by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. ... more
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US hospital firm: Chinese hackers stole patient data
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. ... more
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China launching 'severe' cyber attacks on Taiwan: minister
Taiwan's science and technology minister said Wednesday that China is launching frequent cyber attacks on the island despite warming ties between the two former rivals. ... more
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General Dynamics Fidelis joins CrowdStrike Intelligence Exchange
General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions is providing enhanced protection capability for customers through a partnership with CrowdStrike. ... more
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China tightens controls on Internet messaging apps
China is banning users of Internet messaging services from posting political reports without permission, and demanding they promise to "uphold the socialist system", state media said Thursday. ... 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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