A Chinese cyber security firm is covertly working with Beijing’s Ministry of State Security intelligence service in conducting cyber espionage operations, according to Pentagon intelligence officials.
The company known as Boyusec, officially the Bo Yu Guangzhou Information Technology Co., is
The Department of Justice calls them procedural changes that will help the government to pursue child pornographers who use cybertechnology to conceal their identities. Opponents say they are substantive and troubling changes that will vastly expand the government’s ability to
The House of Lords has passed the Investigatory Powers Bill, after nearly a year of facing steady criticisms from privacy advocates and tech experts. The bill, dubbed Snoopers Charter, was first introduced by the current prime minister and then home
On Sept. 25, a judicial report was issued by the State Commissioners Authority, the advisory body for the State Council, supporting the Ministry of Interior’s decision to monitor social networking sites, follow up on activity on these sites and take
We read news and outrage related to the government snooping on its citizens’ computers and smartphones to access their data without their authorization through backdoor, every now and then. And, to encash the opportunity, there are several digital surveillance firms
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in the uniform of a Russian Navy officer. (Photo : Getty Images)
The Russian intelligence service claims hackers penetrated computer systems in government agencies and defense companies after being accused
AT&T didn’t just willingly hand over millions of phone records to the National Security Agency (NSA) without getting something in return. It’s been reported that each of the major carriers received $300 million a year from the NSA in return
SEOUL, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — A Korean-Chinese hacker has been arrested on suspicion of developing mobile spyware that can not only steal one’s financial data but also bug Android smartphones, police said Wednesday.
Seoul Gwanak Police Station said the
The FBI recently updated its list of Most Wanted Men. But this time it is cyber criminals who top the list, and not terrorists, murderers, drug dealers, psychopaths or rapists who usually find an easy entry on the FBI’s hit
Forget about voiding your warranty and potentially rendering your iPhone unusable if something goes wrong, Apple fans now have another reason to avoid jailbreakingtheir smartphones: Government agencies like the NSA have the ability to spy on jailbroken iPhones, and now
We know dictatorships spy on innocent people. And now we know where they buy their tools — from a tiny Italian company in Milan.
It’s called Hacking Team. And the world knows about it, because Hacking Team has been hacked.
Tampa, FL (NNCNOW.com) — It’s dangerous experts tell us, a software hack so malicious if you own a Samsung Galaxy someone may be watching you right now.
Chances are your Samsung device has a security glitch on it.
Hotel rooms aren’t as private as they used to be. Recent reports suggest luxury hotels may have been targeted by national intelligence services trying to spy on negotiations over Iran’s nuclear programme.
The talks weren’t bugged in the traditional way
Protonmail, the easy-to-use encrypted mail service that launched in the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations about NSA spying and was built in part by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers, opened to the general public Sunday evening.
The founders of the
North Korea many not have been the only player involved in the hack on Sony Pictures, a panel of cyber security experts argued on Monday evening.
While North Korean involvement in the cyber attack that hit Sony late last year
Companies are increasing their spending on cyber-security tools, but are not confident that these investments are actually making their infrastructure more secure. The study, conducted by the US-based RAND corporation and sponsored by Juniper Networks. RAND’s model presents a heuristic economic model
In theory, a massive breach of the federal government in which hackers stole personal information from four million current and former federal employees should merit an equally massive retaliatory response. In practice, though, the rules for cyber conflict – a new
WILMINGTON, DEL.—A Canadian member of a hacking ring is believed to be the first foreign hacker ever convicted of stealing trade secrets in the United States after he was sentenced in Delaware to 18 months in prison.
Without public notice or debate, the Obama administration has expanded the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance of Americans’ international Internet traffic to search for evidence of malicious computer hacking, according to classified NSA documents.
In mid-2012, Justice Department lawyers wrote
Xiaoaxing Xi, a physics professor at the Temple University accused of passing on confidential technology data to Chinese authorities, has “not-guilty” petition in the court of law.
The 47-year-old Xi, a resident of Penn Valley in Pennsylvania, was a former