cyber security

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    Cyber attack 'war game' tests London banks

    Cyber attack 'war game' tests London banks A cyber attack by a foreign government on financial markets played out in one of London’s historic halls on Tuesday in a “war game” simulation designed to test the City’s defenses against online saboteurs.
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    Cyber attack "war game" to test London banks on November 12

    Cyber attack "war game" to test London banks on November 12 Thousands of staff across dozens of London financial firms will be put through a “war games” scenario on Tuesday to test how well they can handle a major cyber attack, people familiar with the matter said.
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    Apple details US government data requests

    Apple details US government data requests Apple released details of government requests for its data while protesting a “gag order” that limits what can be disclosed about US national security orders.
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    Cyber-security world leaders call for cooperation

    Cyber-security world leaders call for cooperation Governments and businesses spend $1 trillion a year for global cybersecurity, but there’s no clear idea what the total losses are
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    Adobe data breach more extensive than previously disclosed

    Adobe data breach more extensive than previously disclosed Adobe Systems said on Tuesday that the scope of a cyber-security breach disclosed nearly a month ago was far bigger than initially reported, with attackers obtaining data on more than 38 million customer accounts.
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    US proposes minimal corporate cybersecurity standards

    US proposes minimal corporate cybersecurity standards The US unveiled a draft of voluntary standards that companies can adopt to boost cybersecurity
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    Adobe says customer data, source code accessed in cyber attack

    Adobe says customer data, source code accessed in cyber attack Adobe said it was the victim of a sophisticated cyber attack on its networks
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    Mobile operators moved fast to fix SIM card bug

    Mobile operators moved fast to fix SIM card bug A well-known security expert said mobile carriers have quickly protected customers from a security bug that he revealed 10 days ago
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    Snowden granted asylum, leaves Moscow airport for safe harbour

    Snowden granted asylum, leaves Moscow airport for safe harbour Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has left the Moscow airport after being granted temporary asylum for one year in Russia
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    US "got lucky" catching Russian master hackers

    US "got lucky" catching Russian master hackers Two Russians arrested for online fraud were caught through a combination of high-tech tools, dogged detective work and sheer luck.
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    Half a billion mobiles phones vulnerable to hackers warns UN watchdog

    Half a billion mobiles phones vulnerable to hackers warns UN watchdog A UN that advises nations on cybersecurity plans to send out an alert about significant vulnerabilities in mobile phone technology
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    Microsoft assisted NSA, FBI access private info: Guardian report

    Microsoft actively helped NSA, FBI access private info: report Microsoft worked closely with US intelligence services to help them intercept users’ communications
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    Tired of helping the CIA? Quit Facebook: minister

    Tired of helping the CIA? Quit Facebook: minister A Venezuelan government minister urged citizens to shut Facebook accounts to avoid being unwitting informants for the CIA
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    Russian spies protect info with old-school tech

    Russian spies protect info with old-school tech Russian security services prefer old-fashioned technology over computers when dealing with sensitive information
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    Microsoft reports hackings linked to Google report

    Microsoft reports hackings linked to Google report Microsoft says hackers have attacked computers by exploiting a bug in Windows first disclosed two months ago by a Google researcher
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    Snowden struggles in search for asylum

    Snowden struggles in search for asylum NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s best chance of finding refuge outside the United States may hinge on the president of Venezuela
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    Snowden threatens new leaks, asks numerous countries for asylum

    Snowden threatens new leaks, asks numerous countries for asylum Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden broke his silence on Monday for the first time since fleeing to Moscow over a week ago
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    No spy backdoors on BlackBerry SA network

    No spy backdoors on BlackBerry SA network There was no “back door pipeline” to BlackBerry SA’s platform, the cellular phone company has following reports that the UK government had been monitoring e-mails and phone calls
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    Web companies release US surveillance information

    Web companies release US surveillance information Facebook and Microsoft have struck agreements with the US government to release limited information about the number of surveillance requests they receive
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    Tech firms push for US government transparency on security

    Tech firms push for US government transparency on security Three of the largest Internet companies called on the US government to provide greater transparency on national security requests
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