Edward Snowden: Privacy Stays ‘Under the Umbrella of Threat’

Privacy Stays 'Under the Umbrella of Threat'

It’s been 2 years since American NSA (National Security Agency) employee Edward Snowden took and revealed hundreds of files to the media about US mass surveillance programs.  Snowden actions made headlines worldwide – and ever since driven changes in the way federal government spy on general public. The whistleblower Edward Snowden has confined a new …

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Gulf leaders request cyber security collaboration to Obama

Gulf leaders request cyber-security collaboration to Obama

According to reports, the leaders of Gulf countries are wanting to push Barack Obama (US President) for expanded internet security collaboration when the leaders meet in Maryland. It’s nice (or some what tricky) to see that everyone is taking step to help (and get help from) each another. Right after China-Russia cyber agreement, Gulf leaders …

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White House escapes from mentioning the entity accountable for network’s hack

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The body accountable for November 2014 attack of the White House network system will not be named at the moment, although media news that Russian attackers led the cyberattack, White House representative Josh Earnest explained it. On April 7 evening, CNN mentioned a resource claiming Russian hackers had attacked network system at the White House, …

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China not Eager to Help US Punish North Korea

China not Eager to Help US Punish North Korea

US seeks the help of China in punishing North Korea for hacking Sony Inc., a factor that may break the geopolitics of region and hopefully ease the tension between Washington and Beijing on cyber matters. Last week, President Obama vaguely promised that Whitehouse would retaliate proportionately against the hack at Sony Inc. True to his …

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Intel and Europol Partners in Cybercrime

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An MOU between Intel Security Firm and Europol, will see the two combine resources and Expertise in combating cybercrime, in an already porous battle line. As cybercriminals advance their techniques and expertise, it is paramount that all those on the receiving end stage a united front or perish one at a time. Europol received a …

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Argus Cyber Security exploits a vulnerability in Zubie to Remotely Hack a Car

Argus Cyber Security exploits a vulnerability in Zubie to Remotely Hack a Car

Former Israel spooks have unearthed a vulnerability in Zubie- a third party car device- allowing hackers to control a car remotely. A successful attack would allow the hacker to remotely commandeer functions such as unlocking doors, tampering with instrument- readings, controlling the vehicle’s engine, brakes and steering components, revealed Argus cyber Security. In the past, …

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Suspected Russian Hackers Breached Whitehouse Unclassified Computer Networks

Russian Hackers Breached Whitehouse Computer Network

Hackers breached Whitehouse unclassified computer networks according to unofficial reports by Whitehouse insiders. The hackers, allegedly backed by the Russian government caused an “activity of concern on the unclassified Executive Office of the President network,” reported a Whitehouse official on condition of anonymity. Although no classified documents were compromised, the breach caused a serious network …

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