Suite of Sophisticated Nation-State Attack Tools Found With Connection to Stuxnet

Suite of Sophisticated Nation-State Attack Tools Found With Connection to Stuxnet

CANCUN, Mexico—The last two years have been filled with revelations about NSA surveillance activities and the sophisticated spy tools the agency uses to take control of everything from individual systems to entire networks. Now it looks like researchers at Kaspersky Lab may have uncovered some of these NSA tools in the wild on customer machines, […]

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Obama’s New Order Urges Companies to Share Cyber-Threat Info With the Government

Obama’s New Order Urges Companies to Share Cyber-Threat Info With the Government

President Barack Obama announced a new Executive Order today aimed at facilitating the sharing of information about cyber-threats between private sector companies and the government. Speaking at a cybersecurity summit convened by the White House at Stanford University, Obama signed the order on stage to promote information sharing both within the private sector and between […]

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Here’s The Full Senate Report Shaming Automakers On Security

Here’s The Full Senate Report Shaming Automakers On Security

A new senate report reveals that most modern cars are vulnerable to hacking and that the industry is not even close to having a grasp on what to do about it.

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Ross Ulbricht Didn’t Create Silk Road’s Dread Pirate Roberts. This Guy Did

Ross Ulbricht Didn’t Create Silk Road’s Dread Pirate Roberts. This Guy Did

As Ulbricht’s trial unfolded over the last month, one character appeared again and again in the chat logs prosecutors pulled from the laptop seized at the time of Ulbricht’s arrest: a character calling himself Variety Jones, and later, cimon.

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UK Tribunal Declares NSA’s Data-Sharing with British Intel Illegal

UK Tribunal Declares NSA’s Data-Sharing with British Intel Illegal

A British tribunal has ruled that data sharing between the NSA and the UK spy group known as GCHQ was illegal for years. Why? Because it was done in secret. The Investigatory Powers Tribunal in the UK ruled today (.pdf) that British intelligence services acted unlawfully when they accessed the private communications of millions of […]

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