US Defence and Intelligence data now with Chinese Hackers

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  China-linked hackers appear to have gained access to sensitive background information submitted by U.S. intelligence and military personnel for security clearances that could potentially expose them to blackmail, the Associated Press reported on Friday. In a report citing several U.S. officials, the news agency said data on nearly all …

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3G Mobile Internet unavailable in North Korea

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Foreigners in North Korea no longer have access to the country’s 3G network, the country’s mobile phone provider said in a message sent to its subscribers in the country. North Koreans are unable to access outside uncensored Internet, except for on rare occasions, but foreign residents and visitors to the …

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Snowden Revelations Costly for US Tech Firms

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US technology companies are getting hit harder than anticipated by revelations about surveillance programs led by the National Security Agency, a study showed Tuesday. The study by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a Washington think tank, said the impact would be greater than its estimate nearly two years ago …

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Massive Cyber-Attack Hits US Federal Workers

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Hackers broke into US government computers, possibly compromising the personal data of 4 million current and former federal employees, and investigators were probing whether the culprits were based in China, US officials said on Thursday. In the latest in a string of intrusions into US agencies’ high-tech systems, the Office …

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