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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Iran Officials Fearing spying on smartphones

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Iranian officials with access to classified information will be forbidden from using smartphones in connection with their work because of fears of espionage, a security official said Saturday. Such phones are not secure as “data entered on to them is backed up, cannot be removed and can be accessed,” Brigadier …

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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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What, me worry? Despite Snowden leaks, Americans’ use of the ‘Net largely unchanged

Don’t worry, be happy. That seems to be the attitude most Americans have toward widespread government snooping on their Internet activities. Numerous leaks illuminating the massive scale of government surveillance programs have not rattled Americans. Relatively few people have made major changes to better secure their online communications and activities, …

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