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  1. News - World - INTERNET

    WhatsApp and Open Whispers team up to encrypt messages

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco An online privacy tool endorsed by US whistle-blower Edward Snowden is being used to protect WhatsApp messages from snooping by encrypting them ... Whisper is an open-source project supported by donations and grants. During the South By Southwest conference earlier this year, former National Security Agency contractor Snowden praised tools ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - INTERNET

    Hong Kong companies in rush to bolster online security systems

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... their cybersecurity resources after the revelations of whistle-blower Edward Snowden about wide-scale internet spying by US intelligence agencies. "Reality is kicking in because the issue has hit closer ... professional-services firms. Snowden had earlier told the South China Morning Post that the National Security Agency had been hacking computers in Hong Kong and the mainland since 2009. The targets include ...

  3. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    Yahoo describes secret court battle with US government over surveillance

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 10:24am by AP

    ... information from online services, prompting a challenge in 2007. Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden disclosed the programme last year. “Our challenge, and a later appeal ...

  4. News - World - INTERNET

    Yahoo reveals threat of US$250,000 daily fines over internet data

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 10:21pm by AP

    ... contractor Edward Snowden disclosed the programme last year. Yahoo said it was committed to protecting users' data and that it would continue to contest anything it considered unlawful, unclear ...

  5. News - World - INTERNET

    'Treat cyber crime like deadly disease': security experts call for aggressive government action

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Las Vegas 'Treat cyber crime like deadly disease' Alarmed by mounting cyber threats around the world and across industries, a growing number of security experts see aggressive government action as key to averting disaster. Even though some experts are outraged by the extent of US internet spying exposed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, they are even more ...

  6. News - World - INTERNET

    Putin, hinting at Russian internet, says world wide web is 'CIA project'

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 12:26am by GDN

    ... of the revelations by whistle-blower Edward Snowden about the extent to which the US National Security Agency has infiltrated Facebook, Skype and other social media. Snowden's critics say ... Snowden that has damaged trust in the service. A purely Russian-run system could make it easier for the Russian intelligence services to monitor and control traffic. The Kremlin already has ...

  7. News - World - INTERNET

    Talk on identifying users of internet privacy service Tor cancelled

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:45pm by Reuters

    ... released by former agency contractor Edward Snowden. That revelation has helped increase adoption by those seeking privacy for political reasons, as well as criminals, researchers say. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - INTERNET

    Chinese University issues new security alert to students over hacking

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 04:17am by Lana Lam, Emily Tsang

    ... Lana Lam and Emily Tsang Chinese University issues security alert two weeks after it was revealed by Edward Snowden to be target of US spies Students warned to be on their guard over hacking Staff and students at Chinese University were warned yesterday to secure their computers against hacking. The caution came just over two weeks after claims by whistle-blower Edward Snowden ...

  9. News - China - INTERNET

    China says internet security necessary to counter 'hostile forces'

    Posted May 18th 2014, 02:13pm by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com US Stuxnet computer worm attack on Iran and Snowden revelations are cited as examples of the types of online threats facing the nation Cybersecurity chief warns ... attack that crippled Iran's nuclear facilities and the National Security Agency's surveillance programmes revealed by the whistle-blower and former NSA contractor Edward Snowden ...

  10. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    Rise in cybercrime poses risk for smaller Hong Kong firms

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 01:38am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... at security services provider Network Box, famously said after the cyberspying revelations made by whistle-blower Edward Snowden last year: "Major companies in Hong Kong spend more on Christmas ... Morning Post. He said that what the Snowden revelations about spying and data harvesting should have taught businesses was that "Big Brother and everyone else are watching". "Yet ...




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