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US bolstering cyber defense with new corps: NSA chief

US bolstering cyber defense with new corps: NSA chief

The US military is building a new cyber defense corps that can be used to protect the nation and possibly for offensive purposes, the commander of the unit said Tuesday. National Security Agency director Michael Rogers, who also heads the […]


US Army Standing Up Cyber Brigade, Possible Cyber Branch

US Army Standing Up Cyber Brigade, Possible Cyber Branch

The Army is activating a Cyber Protection Brigade today, and discussing a new cyber branch that could be established as early as next month. Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney D. Harris, Army Cyber Command, said the branch announcement could come as […]


US to push China on hacking at high-level talks

US to push China on hacking at high-level talks

Washington will push Beijing to crack down on cyber-spying and halt the theft of corporate data when the two powers meet next week for high-level talks, a US diplomat told AFP Wednesday. Concerns about widespread Internet hacking as well as […]


Taiwan’s Hon Hai pulls out of Huawei deal over ‘security threat’

Taiwan’s Hon Hai pulls out of Huawei deal over ‘security threat’

Taiwan tech giant Hon Hai said Wednesday it has pulled out of a deal to buy 4G equipment from Huawei after the government warned that the Chinese company posed a national security threat. Taiwan raised those concerns in March after […]


Chinese military hackers target space industry: study

Chinese military hackers target space industry: study

A Chinese military unit has run a hacking campaign that includes sending bogus email in a bid to intercept Western satellite communications and aerospace secrets, a US security firm said. The report by the California-based firm Crowdstrike points to broader […]


International raid targets data-stealing computer virus: US

International raid targets data-stealing computer virus: US

An international dragnet has dismantled a global computer hacker network which used a sophisticated computer virus to steal millions of dollars from companies and consumers, the US Justice Department announced Monday. Gameover Zeus, which first appeared in September 2011, stole […]


China’s decision to replace IBM servers with domestic equivalents may boost national security

China’s decision to replace IBM servers with domestic equivalents may boost national security

The use of home-made servers in Beijing’s national banks may prevent inclusion of hidden backdoors that facilitate intelligence gathering by the US National Security Agency, according to expert in the US-China relations, RIA Novosti reports. Chinese government institutions, including the […]


Cyber failures spark search for new security approach

Cyber failures spark search for new security approach

With cybersecurity’s most glaring failures in the limelight, many experts say it’s time for a new approach. In recent weeks, the security community has been rocked by news of a massive breach at online giant eBay affecting as many as […]


China bans Win 8; accuses US of hypocrisy as cyber row grows

China bans Win 8; accuses US of hypocrisy as cyber row grows

Beijing summoned the US ambassador and accused Washington of double standards Tuesday as a diplomatic row escalated over the unprecedented indictment of five Chinese military officers for cyber-espionage. The world’s top two economies have long been at loggerheads over hacking […]


 
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