Tag: e-mail

Reuters reported on a secret program at Yahoo to scan email messages for content of interest to the National Security Agency.

Exclusive: Yahoo Secretly Scanned Customer Emails for NSA | Reuters

In-brief: Yahoo created a special program to scan through hundreds of millions of Yahoo Mail accounts for certain keywords at the behest of the U.S. government, Reuters reports. 

The firm Crowdstrike said that hacking groups affiliated with the Russian government infiltrated the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

Trump Dump: Russian Hackers Infiltrate DNC, Steal Research on GOP Candidate

In-brief: sophisticated hacking crews with ties to the Russian government compromised computer networks run by the Democratic National Committee and absconded with oppositional research on presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.

Breach of Panama Firm Attributed to Hack

Breach of Panama Firm Attributed to Hack

In-brief: the Panama-based law firm at the center of a massive data leak said that more than 11 million documents were taken from his firm by “hackers” and defended its reputation and practices. 

Qualcomm and Verizon said they would partner to connect low power Internet of Things endpoints using Verizon's 4G LTE network.

Finding Balance on the Internet of Things

In-brief: For all its promise, the Internet of Things is poised to disrupt long-held, societal notions of privacy, safety and security, argues Marc Blackmer of Cisco Systems. 

The controversy over SSL-busting software on Lenovo laptops keeps getting bigger. Is this the end of SSL?

Wire Transfer Scam Shows Assertiveness Works with Phishing, Too

In-brief: Websense has uncovered a phishing scam that uses “urgent” e-mails from executives to fool employees into wiring money overseas.