The CIA has invested US$1.6 million (A$2.2 million) in the company behind the secure messaging app Wickr, through its investment arm In-Q-Tel, the American website Motherboard reports, citing public disclosure records as a source.
Organisers of the security conference Infiltrate are reportedly not allowing journalists to attend this year, though it is understood that there has been no such ban in the past.
Motherboard manufacturer ASUS is omitting vital information from the manuals supplied with its boards, essential for building a personal computer.
The principle of the presumption of innocence is well-known: that a person, who is accused of something, is presumed innocent until proven guilty. But that does not seem to hold for the head of Kaspersky Lab, Eugene Kaspersky, or the company he heads. And particularly when the accuser is an American.
The tech website Motherboard has asked London's Metropolitan Police Service and an independent government organisation to institute a probe into why an MPS officer bought malware that can intercept messages on Facebook, steal passwords and operate a smartphone camera remotely.
A small Australian company based in Sydney is playing a crucial role in helping spies and law enforcement to break into smartphones and also supplying them zero-day exploits, a report claims.
Explosive allegations by the whistleblower website WikiLeaks that the CIA had devised a means to impersonate exfiltration attempts from computers infected with its malware implants as being from Kaspersky Lab have been largely ignored by the mainstream US and tech media.
The people behind the last malware attack, which began in Europe and then spread to other regions, appear to be trying to play down the theory that the attack was masterminded by a nation state.
On a scale of one to 10, the 2012 LinkedIn breach of 6.5 million user credentials rated, say, a five. But what if the real number of affected users was 167,370,910, including the email and banking details of more than 117 million users? That is a 10 out of 10!
Germany’s Gamescom event on August 5 saw the introduction of two new Intel processors from the 14nm Skylake family, successor to the current range of Broadwell based Intel Core processors.
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