21 Apr 2016

Apple Official Says Company Doesn’t Give China Access to its Source Code

“Apple’s top lawyer finally said something in public on April 19 that lays to rest more than a year of speculation about access the company is giving to officials in China, which is expected to become the phone giant’s top market.” Source: Apple Official Says Company Doesn’t Give China Access to

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20 Apr 2016

Juniper Code Hack Remains a Whodunit

“The coding hack in Juniper communications technology popular within the federal government is still a whodunit after two hours of congressional testimony. We do not know where the unauthorized code found in the company’s IT firewalls and virtual private networks came from. We do not know if bad guys squeezed

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19 Apr 2016

Nigeria: Country Loses Over N127 Billion Annually Through Cybercrime

“The federal government has said the estimated annual cost of cybercrime to Nigeria is 0.08 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Products (GDP), which represents about N127 billion.” Source: Nigeria: Country Loses Over N127 Billion Annually Through Cybercrime – allAfrica.com

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19 Apr 2016

BlackBerry Won’t Confirm or Deny it Gave Encryption Keys to Law Enforcement

“Last week, a joint investigation by Motherboard and VICE News revealed that Canada’s federal police are in possession of the ‘global encryption key’ that unlocks every non-corporate BlackBerry user’s encrypted BBM messages. But we didn’t know how they got it.” Source: BlackBerry Won’t Confirm or Deny it Gave Encryption Keys

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18 Apr 2016

U.S. Ratchets Up Cyber Attacks on ISIS

“Military hackers are disrupting ISIS’s encrypted chats, implanting viruses in terrorists’ computers, and mining the machines to launch real-world strikes.” Source: U.S. Ratchets Up Cyber Attacks on ISIS – The Daily Beast

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15 Apr 2016

Chief Risk Officers needed to battle rising corporate espionage

“A growing number of organizations are adding a new member to the C-suite—the chief risk officer (CRO)—and the rise of these executives is having a direct impact on the security programs at enterprises.” Source: Chief Risk Officers needed to battle rising corporate espionage | CSO Online

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15 Apr 2016

The Vigilante Who Hacked Hacking Team Explains How He Did It

“‘And that’s all it takes to take down a company and stop its abuses against human rights,’ the hacker proclaimed at the end of his guide, which Motherboard has seen in advance. ‘That’s the beauty and asymmetry of hacking: with just 100 hours of work, one person can undo years

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15 Apr 2016

U.S. government worse than all major industries on cyber security: report

“U.S. federal, state and local government agencies rank in last place in cyber security when compared against 17 major private industries, including transportation, retail and healthcare, according to a new report released Thursday.” Source: U.S. government worse than all major industries on cyber security: report | Reuters

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14 Apr 2016

‘Double-Headed Beast’ Malware Steals $4 Million From US Banks In 3 Days

“In early April, cybercriminals believed to be of Eastern European origin unleashed a malware that stole $4 million from more than 24 American and Canadian banks in just a few days, security researchers at IBM said today. The hackers combined code from two malware types, known as Nymaim and Gozi,

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14 Apr 2016

Pakistan Approves Controversial Cyber Crime Bill

“The controversial Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015 has been approved by Pakistan’s National Assembly (NA).” Source: Pakistan Approves Controversial Cyber Crime Bill

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