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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 […]


Russia loses its last early warning satellite

Russia loses its last early warning satellite

The Moscow-based Kommersant newspaper claims citing a source in the Russian Defense Ministry that the last satellite of the Oko-1 ballistic missile attack early warning system has been lost. In April, the 71XC satellite codenamed Cosmos-2479 stopped sending signals and […]


NSA scoops up images for facial recognition programs: report

NSA scoops up images for facial recognition programs: report

The US National Security Agency is scooping up large quantities of images of people for use in facial recognition programs, the New York Times reported Sunday, citing top secret documents. The Times said documents, which were obtained from fugitive former […]


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 […]


NSA row sparks rush for encrypted email

NSA row sparks rush for encrypted email

A new push to encrypt email, keeping messages free from government snooping, is gaining momentum. One new email service promising “end-to-end” encryption launched on Friday, and others are being developed while major services such as Google Gmail and Yahoo Mail […]


China’s Xi challenges Obama on telecoms spying report

China’s Xi challenges Obama on telecoms spying report

China’s President Xi Jinping questioned his US counterpart Barack Obama about reports that Washington had secretly tapped Chinese telecoms giant Huawei for years, a top security aide said Monday. “President Xi did raise that recent report in the context of […]


NSA has ‘industrial scale’ malware for spying: report

NSA has ‘industrial scale’ malware for spying: report

The National Security Agency has developed malware that allows it to collect data automatically from millions of computers worldwide, a report based on leaked documents showed Wednesday. The report co-authored by former Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald for the online news […]


NSA taps offline computers with secret bug: report

NSA taps offline computers with secret bug: report

The US National Security Agency has developed a secret technology to spy on computers via radio signals, gathering information even when the devices are offline, a report said Wednesday. The New York Times reported that the NSA has implanted software […]


France-UAE satellite deal shaky after US spy tech discovered onboard

France-UAE satellite deal shaky after US spy tech discovered onboard

The sale of two intelligence satellites to the UAE by France for nearly a billion dollars could go south after they were found to contain American technology designed to intercept data transmitted to the ground station. The equipment, costing 3.4 […]


 
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