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  1. News - China

    World Peace Forum experts call for global effort to boost internet security

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com 'Global effort needed to increase security' Common criminal or much-needed whistle-blower? The Edward Snowden case divided opinion among ... Stapleton, a former US ambassador to Beijing, saw no connection between Snowden's release of information on US National Security Agency hacking and surveillance and the issue of cybersecurity. ...

  2. News - World - SECURITY

    Snowden learned hacker skills while working for NSA contractor

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... The New York Times On-the-job education gave whistle-blower the skills he needed to steal US surveillance secrets Snowden trained as 'ethical hacker' at NSA In 2010, while working for a National Security Agency contractor, Edward Snowden learned to be a hacker. He took a course that trains security professionals to think like hackers and understand their techniques, ...

  3. News - China

    EXCLUSIVE: NSA targeted China's Tsinghua University in extensive hacking attacks, says Snowden

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 11:24pm by Lana Lam

    ... this year, according to information leaked by Edward Snowden. It is not known how many times the prestigious university has been attacked by the NSA but details shown to the Post by Snowden reveal ... at least 63 computers and servers in Tsinghua University have been hacked by the NSA. Snowden said the information he shared on the Tsinghua University attacks provided evidence of NSA hacking ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Companies look to block hackers

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... of revelations by US national security whistle-blower Edward Snowden. Trend Micro, a Tokyo-based security software company with offices locally, said it received 30 inquiries in the past month, compared with about 15 per quarter previously. Last month, Snowden- a former contractor for the US National Security Agency- exposed a number of cybersurveillance programmes run by the NSA. He claimed ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SURVEILLANCE

    Hong Kong's security chief orders around-the-clock protection for data network

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:00am by Joshua But and Stephen Chen

    ... alert for city's main data hub Hong Kong's security chief yesterday said police had checked the city's central hub for internet traffic after whistle-blower Edward Snowden had ... Snowden's claims in the media that US agencies have carried out hundreds of cyberspying operations in Hong Kong. Meanwhile, security experts on the mainland said that hacking by US government ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology

    Simple solutions may be best security for your data against hackers

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... With whistle-blower Edward Snowden claiming the US security services have been hacking the computers of civilians in Hong Kong, the question many are asking is: how can I keep my private information private? ... such as Cloudfrogger. But as Snowden himself says, your data could be vulnerable to far more low-tech threats. He has spoken of keeping his data safe by wearing a big red hood over his head while looking at his ...

  8. News - China

    Inside the NSA’s ultra-secret China hacking group

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 03:19pm by Mathew M. Aid

    ... operative named Edward J. Snowden, who is now living in Hong Kong, only add fuel to Beijing’s position. But Washington never publicly responded to Huang’s allegation, and nobody in the US media ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Macau hacking attacks traced to Hong Kong and US

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 02:45pm by Lana Lam

    ... global cyberspying activities, especially those by the US National Security Agency after the leaks by whistle-blower Edward Snowden. CTM confirmed the attacks but said: "So far, ... in some countries and regions were under cyberattack", a clear reference to Snowden's leaks. Former CIA analyst Snowden, 30, is on the run from US authorities, who have filed espionage ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Foreign Policy report lifts the lid on US cyberespionage of China

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... operation from former CIA undercover operative Edward Snowden have added fuel to Beijing's stance, and Foreign Policy's exposé confirms China's claims. "According to former NSA ...




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