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Cyber security blighted by bias
Published in News
Monday, 24 June 2019 12:25

Cyber security blighted by bias


More dangerous than a Russian hacker

A study of cybersecurity professionals indicates that their confirmation bias is probably more likely to sink their computer networks than a Russian hacker.

Kelly jailed for four years
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Tuesday, 11 June 2019 12:43

Kelly jailed for four years


11 hacking related offences

Daniel Kelley, the"cruel and calculating"  teen behind the cybercrime screen, has been sentenced to four years in a young offenders institution after pleading guilty to 11 hacking-related offences.

US House of Representatives wants more control on hacking tools
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They are our weapons why are we giving them to the Arabs?

US lawmakers are pushing legislation that would force the State Department to report what it is doing to control the spread of US hacking tools around the world.

Wikileaks software developer jailed for hacking
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Assange’s mate

A judge in Ecuador has jailed a Swedish software developer whom authorities believe is a key member of WikiLeaks and close to Julian Assange.

Iranians nick shedloads of Citrix data
Published in News
Monday, 11 March 2019 11:36

Iranians nick shedloads of Citrix data


It was a lemon entry Citrix

Iranian-backed hackers have stolen vast amounts of data from an IT outfit which handles the White House communications agency, the US military, the FBI and many American corporations.

US Republicans admit they were hacked
Published in News
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 12:20

US Republicans admit they were hacked


Nothing to see here, no one needs to lose an election

The US Republican Party has admitted that it was hacked during the last election, and while members bayed for blood when the Democrats were hacked, they are surprisingly mellow now it has happened to them.

Russia demands the DNC hacking case is thrown out
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Diplomatic immunity

The Russian Federation has responded to a lawsuit filed by the Democratic National Committee and has requested the overseeing court to throw out the lawsuit.

Expensive phones easily hacked
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 12:06

Expensive phones easily hacked


You do not get what you pay for

It looks like paying big bucks for a top-of-the-range smartphone does not buy you any security.

New hi-tech weapons are a doddle to hack
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 11:32

New hi-tech weapons are a doddle to hack


Vulnerabilities spotted by the accountants

New computerised weapons systems currently under development by the US Department of Defense (DOD) can be easily hacked, according to a report published today.

Putin's spooks behind four international hacks
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Thursday, 04 October 2018 09:44

Putin's spooks behind four international hacks


British government complains

The British government has directly accused Russian military intelligence of being behind a spate of “reckless and indiscriminate cyber-attacks” including the hacking in 2016 of the US Democratic National Committee headquarters.