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April 15, 2014
NSA denies exploiting 'Heartbleed' vulnerability
Washington (AFP) April 11, 2014
The US National Security Agency on Friday denied a report claiming it was aware of and even exploited the "Heartbleed" online security flaw to gather critical intelligence. The stern denial came amid growing panic among Internet users the world over about the newly exposed flaw, after a report by Bloomberg News said the spy agency decided to keep quiet about the matter and even used it to scoop up more data, including passwords. "NSA was not aware of the recently identified vulnerability in Open ... read more

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US urges Chinese candour on cyber-warfare
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will Tuesday urge China to pursue a more open dialogue about cyber-warfare and other sensitive issues to avert potential crises between the two powers, officials said. ... more
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Cuba denounces 'subversive' US texting program
Cuba on Sunday slammed a "subversive" US texting application which, like a Twitter-like program Washington launched here, Havana said aims to foment political unrest. ... more
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CyberPoint international joins Lockheed's Cyber Security Alliance
CyberPoint International has joined Lockheed Martin's Cyber Security Alliance to collaboratively combat persistent cyber threats to government and commercial organizations. ... more
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Google says Turkey intercepting its Web domain
Google says Turkey has been intercepting its Internet domain, redirecting users to other sites in the latest battle between Ankara and Web giants. ... more
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Keeping secrets in a world of spies and mistrust
Revelations of the extent of government surveillance have thrown a spotlight on the security - or lack thereof - of our digital communications. Even today's encrypted data is vulnerable to technolog ... more
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Encryption companies rise as anxiety over data mounts
Investors are pumping millions of dollars into encryption as unease about data security drives a rising need for ways to keep unwanted eyes away from personal and corporate information. ... more
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US 'restrained' in cyber operations - Pentagon chief
The United States will show "restraint" in cyber operations outside of US government networks, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said Friday, urging other countries to do the same. ... more
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Russian officials dump iPads over spy fears
Russian government officials have swapped their iPads for Samsung tablets to ensure tighter security, the telecoms minister told news agencies on Wednesday. ... more
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China's Xi challenges Obama on telecoms spying report
China's President Xi Jinping questioned his US counterpart Barack Obama about reports that Washington had secretly tapped Chinese telecoms giant Huawei for years, a top security aide said Monday. ... more
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European hackers test their skills in Geneva
Hackers from across Europe flocked to Geneva this weekend, not to play havoc with Swiss computers but to test their ethical hacking skills. ... more
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US NSA spies on China telcoms giant Huawei: report
The US National Security Agency has secretly tapped into the networks of Chinese telecom and internet giant Huawei, the New York Times and Der Spiegel reported on their websites Saturday. ... more
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Quantum physics secures new cryptography scheme
The way we secure digital transactions could soon change. An international team has demonstrated a form of quantum cryptography that can protect people doing business with others they may not know o ... more
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Robot Snowden promises more US spying revelations
Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden emerged from his Russian exile Tuesday in the form of a remotely-controlled robot to promise more sensational revelations about US spying programs. ... more
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NSA can retrieve, replay phone calls: report
America's National Security Agency has technology that is capable of recording the phone calls of an entire country and replaying them later, a report based on leaked documents said Tuesday. ... more
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NATO websites targeted in attack claimed by Ukrainian hackers
NATO said several of its websites were targeted in a "significant" cyber attack on Saturday that was claimed by Ukrainian hackers in what appeared to be the latest bout of virtual warfare linked to the country's crisis. ... more
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US defends surveillance before UN rights panel
The United States defended its controls on mass surveillance on Friday before a UN watchdog body amid a sweeping review of Washington's record on civil and political rights. ... more
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NSA has 'industrial scale' malware for spying: report
The National Security Agency has developed malware that allows it to collect data automatically from millions of computers worldwide, a report based on leaked documents showed Wednesday. ... more
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European IT firms seize opportunity from spy scandal
European IT security firms have flocked to the world's biggest high-tech fair with hopes of benefiting from the fallout from shock revelations of mass US and British spying. ... more
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Snowden: NSA leaks fueled needed debate on spying
Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden said Monday he has no regrets over his leaks about mass surveillance programs, saying they sparked a needed public debate on spying and data collection. ... more
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After NSA scandal, US intelligence budget declines
US intelligence agencies will see a five percent drop in funding under a proposed 2015 budget, officials said Thursday, after a year marked by controversy over far-reaching electronic spying. ... more
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"Demokratia": mocking Russian politics through a videogame
Buy voters, divert public funds, become an all-powerful tsar: it's all part of the fun in videogame "Demokratia", whose merciless take on Russian politics has made it a runaway success in the land of Vladimir Putin. ... more
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Xi wants China to be 'cyber power': Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for his country to become a "cyber power," state media reported Thursday after he chaired a meeting of a special group focused on Internet security. ... more
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German security firm claims Russian government behind malware
A German security firm claims a newly detected malware known as "Uroburos" was crafted by the Russian government, CNET is reporting. ... more
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U.S. military targeting counterfeit electronic components
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking proposals for development of a new method to detect counterfeit electronic components. ... more
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