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Former NSA director offers his advice on deterring cyber attacks

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Credits: CBS News

To effectively deter cyber aggression from the likes of Russia and other nation-state adversaries, the Trump administration’s rhetoric should better match its actions, advises retired Adm. Mike Rogers, who until recently served as director of the National Security Agency […]

By |January 31st, 2019|Cyber News|

UAE used cyber super-weapon to spy on iPhones of foes

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Credits: India Times

A team of former U.S. government intelligence operatives working for the United Arab Emirates hacked into the iPhones of activists, diplomats and rival foreign leaders with the help of a sophisticated spying tool called Karma, in a campaign that […]

By |January 31st, 2019|Cyber News|

Team America tries to crash Little Rocket Man’s Joanap botnet from within, warns owners of infected boxes

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Credits: The Register

Analysis Uncle Sam has infiltrated and somewhat knackered what it claims is a North Korea-operated botnet of hijacked Microsoft Windows computers.

US prosecutors reckon Park Jin Hyok – a suspected Sony Pictures and WannaCry hacker living in Kim Jong Un’s hermit nation – […]

By |January 31st, 2019|Cyber News|

Furious Apple revokes Facebook’s enty app cert after Zuck’s crew abused it to slurp private data

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Credits: The Register

Facebook has yet again vowed to “do better” after it was caught secretly bypassing Apple’s privacy rules to pay adults and teenagers to install a data-slurping iOS app on their phones.

The increasingly worthless promises of the social media giant […]

By |January 31st, 2019|Cyber News|

India’s largest bank SBI leaked account data on millions of customers

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Credits: techcrunch

India’s largest bank has secured an unprotected server that allowed anyone to access financial information on millions of its customers, like bank balances and recent transactions.

The server, hosted in a regional Mumbai-based data center, stored two months of data from SBI […]

By |January 31st, 2019|Cyber News|

Judge! snuffs! Yahoo!’s attempt! to! settle! 2013! megahack! class-action!

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Credits: The Register

A US court has nixed Yahoo!’s attempt to settle a class-action lawsuit over the 2013 megahack, saying it’s fatally flawed.

Judge Lucy Koh of the California Northern District in San Jose ruled that a settlement proposed in October of 2018 was not […]

By |January 30th, 2019|Cyber News|

Singapore fingers deported fraudster for leak of list of thousands of HIV+ people

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Credits: The Register

The government of Singapore is once again apologising for a serious breach of citizens’ privacy: this time, the personal details of 14,200 individuals who tested positive for HIV, and 2,400 of their contacts, have been published online.

The country’s Ministry of […]

By |January 30th, 2019|Cyber News|

Mozilla security policy cracks down on creepy web trackers, holds supercookies over fire

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Credits: The Register

The Mozilla Foundation has announced its intent to reduce the ability of websites and other online services to track users of its Firefox browser around the internet.

At this stage, Moz’s actions are baby steps. In support of its decision […]

By |January 30th, 2019|Cyber News|

I helped catch Silk Road boss Ross Ulbricht: Undercover agent tells all

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Credits: The Register

Long read “How do you eat an elephant? Nibble at it, nibble at it, a lot of little bites.” That was how Special Agent Jared Der-Yeghiayan infiltrated notorious dark web market the Silk Road and helped unmask site operator Dread […]

By |January 29th, 2019|Cyber News|

Railways may set up cyber crime cell to prevent misuse of ticket-booking software

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Credits: India Times

The Indian Railways may soon set up a cyber crime cell to prevent the misuse of the automation software on its ticket booking website, sources said on Monday. A committee has been constituted to explore the feasibility of setting […]

By |January 29th, 2019|Cyber News|