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  1. News - World - SECURITY

    US Department of Defence to triple cyber staff in bid to thwart internet attacks

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 06:17pm by WASHINGTON POST

    ... director of the National Security Agency and Cyber Command, come in advance of Hagel's trip to China this week, his first as defence secretary. The issues of cyberwarfare and cyber-espionage ... networks, Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said. In his first major speech on cyber policy, Hagel sought to project strength but also to tame perceptions of the United States as an aggressor ...

  2. News - World - SECURITY

    Facebook, Microsoft admit receiving thousands of warrants seeking data

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 10:31am by Reuters, WASHINGTON POST, BLOOM

    ... But exact number of government requests for information to Facebook, Microsoft stays secret Facebook and Microsoft said they had received thousands of warrants for data from government entities in the US during the second half of 2012, but added the US go ...

  3. News - World - SECURITY

    US cybersecurity response 'hampered by Edward Snowden'

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:36am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Whistle-blower's revelations have led to even more attacks, according to officials US cyber security 'stymied by Snowden' Several initiatives ... convinced many overseas that the US government "engages in significant espionage related to economic affairs", said Harvard law professor Jack Goldsmith, a former legal adviser ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Virus sends data from Belgian leader's computer to servers in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters, Lana Lam

    ... Reuters and Lana Lam Virus targeting prime minister sent data to server in Hong Kong, Brussels authorities say City linked to cyber-attack in Belgium Hong Kong has been linked to new ... data. Snowden, 30, is currently in Russia, where he was granted temporary asylum by the Kremlin despite the United States' requests for his extradition to face charges of espionage. Belgian ...

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    US data smuggled by Snowden is 'in Russian hands', say US lawmakers

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 05:34am by AFP

    ... of Russian intelligence agencies. Snowden, wanted on espionage charges in the US, has been given asylum in Russia. Rogers said there was no longer a question of whether Snowden was under ...

  6. News - World - SECURITY

    US presidential advisory panel expected to urge curbs on NSA spying

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 10:41pm by NYT

    ... But resistance from the intelligence agencies is likely. Two months ago, General Keith Alexander, the soon-to-retire director of the NSA and the commander of the military's Cyber Command, suggested ... The secret court oversees the collection of phone and internet metadata and wiretapping aimed at terrorism and espionage suspects. Obama has already hinted he objects to the absence of any ...

  7. News - World - SECURITY

    French officials get sweeping new powers to spy on internet users

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 10:02pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Paris Legislation quietly passes to allow cyber-eavesdropping by a wide range of government entities, without the need for any prior authorisation French officials get ... espionage, and to protect national security. The defence minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, insisted "public liberties will be covered" in the law. Previously, demands for phone taps or data ...

  8. News - World - SECURITY

    US navy cryptologist Michael Rogers to be new head of embattled NSA

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:40am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... been NSA director since 2005. Alexander, who will retire on March 14, is the longest-serving NSA head. He is also the first commander of US Cyber Command, which launched in 2009. Rogers, whose ... as a special assistant to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) and JCS director of intelligence. She cited Rogers' background in intelligence and his experience heading Fleet Cyber ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    US files espionage charges against Snowden, calls for his arrest in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 08:23am by Lana Lam, Tony Cheung

    ... the US government filed espionage charges against him and reportedly called for his arrest in Hong Kong. The Sunday Morning Post understands that contrary to reports yesterday, the former CIA ... launched  a legal process under which the Hong Kong authorities must identify offences under the city's law equivalent to the theft and espionage charges. Hong Kong's extradition treaty ...

  10. News - World - SECURITY

    US launched 231 cyberattacks in 2011: report

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in computer network exploitation, the paper also quoted him as saying that, unlike China, "the department does not engage in economic espionage in any domain, including cyber." Snowden, a former US National Security Agency contractor, was granted temporary asylum in Russia on August 1. He is wanted by Washington on espionage charges linked to media disclosures about US ...




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