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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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After White House Summit a Consensus – on Pessimism

February 19, 2015 10:031 comment
With Washington divided, experts say the prospect for big change following the White House Cybersecurity Summit is remote.

In-brief: Even with a high-profile summit in the heart of Silicon Valley, partisan gridlock back in Washington D.C. will make progress on cyber security impossible, experts say.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Russian Linked To Theft of 160m Credit Cards Appears in US Court

February 18, 2015 12:580 comments
Vladimir Drinkman, 34, of Moscow, Russia, was arraigned in District Court in New Jersey on Tuesday. He is linked to a string of attacks that stole credit card information on more than 100 million people.

  In-brief: Vladimir Drinkman, 34, of Moscow, Russia, was arraigned in District Court in New Jersey on Tuesday. He is linked to a string of attacks that stole credit card information on more than 100 million people, according to a statement by the Department of Justice.  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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At Summit, in search of Leadership on Cyber Security

February 13, 2015 10:530 comments
The President will address an audience of Silicon Valley executives Friday at a Summit focused on improving cyber security.

In-brief: President Obama will address technology leaders at a Summit at Stanford University on Friday. But technology industry leaders say that much hinges on Washington’s ability to pass needed legal reforms.  Like this:Like Loading…

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