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Sabotaging Encryption Software – The Perfect Crime?

February 27, 2015 11:110 comments
A paper co-authored by Bruce Schneier noting various methods for subverting cryptographic protections - the better to prevent back doors like those used by the NSA.

  In-brief: A report from Bruce Schneier and researchers at the Universities of Wisconsin and Washington surveys the (many) ways that cryptographic protections can be weakened or subverted, and calls for research on fool-proof technologies.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Gemalto Will Investigate Alleged SIM Card Hack

February 20, 2015 15:530 comments
Spies from the NSA and British GCHQ are alleged to have infiltrated the firm Gemalto to steal technology needed to decrypt mobile phone communications.

In-brief: Gemalto said in a statement Friday that it will investigate reports that the company was the victim of a sophisticated campaign of espionage by the U.S. National Security Agency and Britain’s GCHQ.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Datakinesis? IoT Makes The Threat Real

February 17, 2015 09:390 comments
Datakinesis? IoT Makes The Threat Real

In-brief: The Internet of Things will make “datakinesis” – the impact of data attacks on the physical world – common, says Cisco’s Marc Blackmer.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Russian Firm Alleges 15 Year NSA Cyberespionage Campaign

February 16, 2015 19:480 comments
Russian Firm Alleges 15 Year NSA Cyberespionage Campaign

In-brief: Kaspersky Lab issued a report Monday alleging its researchers discovered evidence of a long-running cyber espionage campaign with links to the U.S. government and National Security Agency.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Threats in 2014: Bears and Pandas and Malware – Oh My!

February 11, 2015 13:090 comments
Threats in 2014: Bears and Pandas and Malware – Oh My!

  In-brief: a report from the firm CrowdStrike finds sophisticated nation-backed hacking groups were very active in 2014, with attacks on governments, pro-democracy advocates as well as banks and retailers. Like this:Like Loading…

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