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NSA reportedly planted spyware on electronics equipment
Based on internal NSA documents, Der Spiegel reveals that the spy agency planted backdoors to access computers, hard drives, routers, and other devices from companies such as Cisco, Dell, Western Digital, Seagate, Maxtor and Samsung.
‘Red October’ malware spies on governments worldwide
Kaspersky Lab has discovered yet another worldwide spying campaign that targets governmental bodies, political groups and research institutions.
Survey: 63% don’t change passwords very often
Security firm Symantec on Friday released results of a survey on password management that showed 63 percent of respondents don’t change their passwords very often, 45 percent use a few passwords that they alternate for all accounts, and some 10 percent don’t change their passwords at all.
China arrests thousands in Web porn crackdown
China says it arrested thousands of people over the course of 2009 in a crackdown on Web pornography and says it will continue the push in the new year, according to a report. The Chinese government announced late this week that the sweeping effort resulted in 5,394 arrests and 4,186 criminal investigations, a fourfold increase [...]
Countries prepping for cyber war
Major countries and nation-states are engaged in a “Cyber Cold War,” amassing “cyber weapons,” conducting espionage, and testing networks in preparation for using the Internet to conduct war, according to a new report to be released on Tuesday by McAfee. In particular, countries gearing up for cyber offensives are the U.S., Israel, Russia, China, and [...]