Russian whistleblower on run from Putin’s hackers
Published in News

Woman who exposed Russian doping scandle fears for her life

A Russian athlete who blew the whistle on Russian attempts to hide its wide scale doping of athletes says she is on the run from Tsar Putin’s hackers.

Chen defends giving snoops access to Blackberries
Published in Mobiles

You gotta do the right thing

Blackberry's boss John Chen has defended giving Canadian spooks secret access to his company's hardware allowing them to spy on suspected terrorists and criminals.

US spooks will use IoTs to spy on you
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Grassed up by your washing machine

The US’s top spymaster has told the world that his agency will use the internet of things as snooping weapons.

Two backdoors in Juniper routers
Published in Network

Copied Cisco

Someone has quietly installed backdoors three years ago in a core piece of networking equipment used to protect corporate and government systems around the world.

US's spying obsession could cost it EU business
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Technology companies could be shut out

An advisor to the European Court of Justice, Yves Bot has declared that the "safe harbour" agreement for transferring data between the US and EU is "invalid," because of concerns over US spying.

Russians behind western malware attacks
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But US blames China

It would appear that while the US has been blaming China for all its cyber break-ins it appears to be ignoring Tsar Putin's elite hacking team for the last seven years.

TSMC wins a secrecy battle against Samsung
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Stop nicking our secrets

TSMC has won a court ruling that will prohibit a former employee from leaking trade secrets to Samsung.

UK spying law is illegal
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Courts say it needs a re-think

The British High Court has ruled that Emergency surveillance legislation introduced by the coalition government last year is illegal.

Terrorists now using Government spying software
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Hack becomes a world nightmare

An Italian security outfit which makes spying packages for various world governments has admitted that its software is now in the hands of terrorists after a recent hack.

Cisco fixes  three security holes
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Allow US government snooping

Cisco has released a security advisory warning of SSH problems in three of its enterprise products which sound to us like a jolly good way for US spooks to snuffle corporate data.