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The US Department of State has offered a reward of US$10 million (A$13.5 million) for information leading to the identification of location of any of the leaders of the DarkSide Windows ransomware gang.

Published in Security

The ban imposed on the issue of H-1B visas by the US in June last year has ended after the order expired on Wednesday.

Published in Outsourcing

The raw audio of a 75-minute phone call between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and Obama era State Department attorney Cliff Johnson in August 2011 gives credence to claims made by the whistleblower organisation that a rogue former employee was behind the leak of unredacted classified State Department cables.

Published in Strategy

American cyber security firm FireEye, which last week said it had suffered a breach and lost its attack tools, says it has identified a global campaign to compromise public and private sector bodies through corruption of software supply chains, using software that runs on Windows.

Published in Security

The chief executive of an Australian company that provides managed cyber detection and incident response services, says large multinationals are offering businesses a false sense of security, because the latter lack an understanding of cyber security requirements.

Published in Security

The US State Department selectively leaked parts of two diplomatic cables about the infectious disease research lab in China's Wuhan Province to the Washington Post, resulting in a badly skewed op-ed about security at the lab being written by columnist Josh Rogin.

Published in Health

Comments by a spokesperson from the US State Department, claiming that the US National Defence Authorisation Act, which included a ban on public procurement of Huawei technologies, was based on evidence, have drawn a sarcastic rejoinder from China.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Two major US allies in the Persian Gulf have apparently ignored Washington's advice about not using equipment from Chinese vendor Huawei in their 5G networks and signed deals with the company.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 22:30

Ex-White House tech leader Cochran joins Acquia

US-based global provider of cloud-based, digital experience management solutions, Acquia, has appointed former White House and US State Department technology leader, Tom Cochran, as vice-president and chief digital strategist for the public sector.

Published in People Moves
Thursday, 01 September 2011 14:14

What is Wikileaks up to?

The trickle of cables has become a flood and there's a new encrypted file on the loose.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 14 June 2011 15:47

Netcase not a nutcase idea

Reports that the US State Department is funding an 'Internet in a suitcase' to the tune of $2 million shows that there are still those in the land of the free and the home of the brave who believe in defeating censorship.

Published in Fuzzy Logic




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