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A fresh set of documents leaked by Edward Snowden show how the UK intelligence agency can manipulate online polls and debates, spread messages, snoop on YouTube and track Facebook users.
The public disclosure of emails by former NSA contractor, Edward Snowden, could be an "unwarranted invasion of personal privacy", according to a letter fro the US Department of State responding to a FOIA request by online publication, The Desk.
The lobbyist group representing the likes of Google and Netflix rallies against "artificial slow lanes" in the ongoing debate over net neutrality.
FTC sues Amazon, China bickers with Apple, and MS looks into right-to-be-forgotten [Government IT Week]
There's a Zune or BlackBerry gag there, but we'll just let it pass. This week, Apple is not only the bling to swing in China, but is accused of being a national security concern. Mix location tracking with selfies and who knows what you'll get? Click on in to read some more worldwide IT government news.
As the cybersecurity row between the US and China escalates, another Chinese man has been arrested on hacking and data theft charges.
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...
Silent Circle has launched an encrypted IP voice calling service in 79 countries, with a particular focus on hooking enterprise customers.
UPDATED: The FTC alleges that the in-app charges debate has been an internal struggle at Amazon for some time now, citing internal company emails referring to the situation as a "house on fire."
Hackers have reportedly broken into US government systems that store personal data on federal employees.
Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson, Hong Lei, today dismissed the latest ‘Deep Panda’ hacking claims by security firm, CrowdStrike, while also taking a swipe at the United States’ own international cyber espionage track record.
The bill includes liability protections for individuals and companies that voluntarily choose to share cyberthreat information with the federal government.
After the US arrested a man believed to be a prolific trafficker of stolen credit card data, the father, a Russian lawmaker, says he will be accused of everything up to "killing Kennedy."
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.
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.