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The German government employee recently arrested for spying for the US hid his encryption software using a kind of steganography.
China's Deep Panda group has switched its focus from US tech firms and southeast Asia to snoop on national security policy research organizations and non-profit think tanks related to Iraq and the Middle East.
A Russian man accused of hacking point-of-sale systems and stealing credit card information now faces charges in the United States.
The instability of Bitcoin value is well known, but could the cryptocurrency prove valuable in shoring up emerging markets? The sole winner of the Bitcoin auction believes so.
The online retail giant is fighting FTC demands over in-app purchases -- and may end up in court to defend itself.
It is essential that an organization's critical computer/networking systems and services are properly monitored so that staff can be made aware of and respond to problems and trends. This System...
Bitcoin sorta legal in CA, NSA transparency report, and Internet voting fails in Norway [Government IT Week]
Internet voting fails in Norway (and if it won't work there, it probably won't work anywhere). If you're living on the left coast, you can now, at least semi-legally buy your weed with bitcoin, and the DNI releases a transparency report. No, that's not a joke. We report the news here, bucko.
By manipulating internet traffic to push American data outside of the country, the NSA can vacuum up vast amounts of US citizen data for intelligence purposes, a new report warns.
The government has decided that it's not worth the risks, especially since test programs didn't improve turnout. Yet enthusiasm remains in other countries.
Californian lawmakers have signed a bill removing the prohibition of companies or individuals from issuing money other than US dollars, rendering bitcoin technically legal in the state.
Irony aside, a lawmaker has pointedly reminded former NSA chief Keith Alexander that selling classified information is a felony.
Microsoft's executive VP has blasted the NSA's "unfettered bulk collection of data" and continues to push for reform following the NSA surveillance scandal.
The stories and claims about this batch of missing emails are virtually identical to those we heard when the Bush administration emails went missing. Incredible incompetence or cover-up?
We've heard the 'dog ate my email' story before, but the claims coming from the IRS are hard to swallow (especially when they're so impatient with us if we can't find something). There's more (and less) to that story, and we'll be following it as it unfolds and unravels.
Could Google Maps now become more useful -- or intrusive?