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Government should stay out of private life

We live in an age of political megalomania in which politicians represent the zenith of narcissistic tendencies.Since the 1860s, America has been held hostage by two parties, and look where we are now. Have you ever seen such a chasmic divide? All I hear from those power-drunk egomaniacs in office a


Ethereum Set To Be Boosted By Exciting SXSW Keynote

Lubin, who was earlier this month revealed by Forbesto be investing heavily in a former competitor, founded blockchain platform ethereum along with Vitalik Buterin, and has since become one of the most recognizable and trusted voices in the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain.


Total surveillance: the expert explained how Google collects data about you

The first and most important is your geolocation. With it, Google can track and record your location, and on the basis of these data to offer you personalized advertising.


‘Nearly All’ of the Pentagon’s New Weapons Systems Are Vulnerable to Hacking

It had more than 1,000 cyber vulnerabilities, half of which had “a high potential of giving system access to an intruder,” a2016 Pentagon testing reportsaid.


UBS: the “banker of Lucifer” balance its accounts

He juggled with millions, was thrown into a federal prison and then being rewarded by the us tax authorities: Bradley Birkenfeld, the former banker UBS, which revealed one of the most colossal tax evasion, tells of his “hunting parties” to the money and settles accounts.


Anti-rape activists Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

A Congolese doctor who has been a fierce critic of his government's treatment of victims of sexual violence and a Yazidi Kurdish activist who was held captive and raped by members of the Islamic State group are the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said Friday.


Chinese Microchip Story underscores importance of supply chain security

But before we get into that, the biggest takeaway from this should be how one mistake, anywhere on your supply line, can be catastrophic. We’ve written about it plenty of times here because we spent so much time covering GDPR compliance, but having the best cybersecurity implementations in the world


The Latest: Nobel winner stands up for persecuted minorities

Nobel Peace prize co-winner Nadia Murad of Iraq says she will share her award "with Yazidis, Iraqis, Kurds, other persecuted minorities and all of the countless victims of sexual violence around the world."


Bloomberg’s spy chip story reveals the murky world of national security reporting

Today’sbombshell Bloomberg storyhas the internet split: either the story is right, and reporters have uncovered one of the largest and jarring breaches of the U.S. tech industry by a foreign adversary… or it’s not, and a lot of people screwed up.To recap, Chinese spies reportedly infiltrated thesupp


A New, More Aggressive U.S. Cybersecurity Policy Complements Traditional Methods

Editor's Note:This security-focused assessment is one of many such analyses found at StratforThreat Lens, a unique protective intelligence product designed with corporate security leaders in mind. Threat Lens enables industry professionals and organizations to anticipate, identify, measure and mitig


Bloomberg Claims Chinese Spy Chip in Apple and Amazon Hardware, Companies Refute Claims - MoneyJournals

Bloomberg Businessweekpublished an article this week detailing how the Chinese used a tiny microchip to infiltrate American companies. According to this article, this attack by “Chinese spies” managed to reach more than 30 US companies, including Apple Inc.’s and Amazon.com Inc.’s hardware. This was


Apple and Amazon dispute Bloomberg’s China hacking story

Bloomberg’sBusinessweekreported that Chinese hackers have infiltrated the manufacturing process of servers used by the U.S. government and major companies including Amazon and Apple, inserting microchips the size of a pencil nub, and stealing data.


There are Many Problems With Mobile Privacy but the Presidential Alert Isn’t One of Them

On Wednesday, most cell phones in the US received a jarring alert at the same time. This was a test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system, also commonly known as the Presidential Alert. This is an unblockable nationwide alert system which is operated by Federal Emergency Management Agency (*n


Censoring the Internet

We browse through the internet constantly and not often are we blocked or restricted from accessing websites or certain content. However, that is not the case in many countries. According to Justin Pelletier, a professor and business director at the Center for Cybersecurity, internet censorship is t


The Latest: Nobel Peace Prize honors sexual violence fight

The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which will announce this year's prize on Friday, has received nominations for 216 individuals and 115 organizations. But only a few dozen of them are known - the committee keeps the list of nominations secret for 50 years, although some candidates are revealed by their


New Yorkers sue over new Presidential Alert system

"Plaintiffs are American citizens who do not wish to receive text messages, or messages of any kind, on any top or subject, from defendant Trump," the lawsuit reads. Trump's "rise to power was faciliated by weaponized disinformation that he broadcast into the public information sphere via Twitter in


Huawei Says U.S. Blacklisting Will Only Raise U.S. Networking Hardware Prices And Delay 5G Deployment

So we've noted for a while now how the U.S. government has deemed Chinese hardware vendor Huawei a nefarious spy for the Chinese government, andlargely blackballed itfrom the U.S. telecom market. From pressuring U.S. carriers todrop plans to sell Huawei phones, to the FCC's decision to ban companies


Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 to be announced Friday

OSLO, Norway (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize is always widely anticipated and sometimes controversial.The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which will announce this year's prize on Friday, has received nominations for 216 individuals and 115 organizations. But only a few dozen of them are known — the committe


Cybercrime and cybersecurity surveys reveal important answers

Cybersecurity involves protecting the digital technologies upon which we depend against criminals who seek to abuse them for their own ends. Public support for efforts to reduce cybercrime is critical to society’s efforts to preserve the benefits of digital technologies. That is why I am so interest


How Oakland sets the new standard for meaningful police tech oversight

On the one hand, a city like Oakland wants to have enough surveillance that it can mitigate crimes like the recenttragic killingsat local public transit stations. On the other hand, Oaklanders—as they have for decades—areconcernedabout the real possibility of the governmentoverreaching.