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Cyber spies have raised their game on China’s borders

Cyber spies have raised their game on China borders

Almost a year after Hong Kong witnessed pro- democracy street protests by its students; they had to face another battle online against hackers sponsored by China using the latest techniques one has never seen. This time hackers have come up with something extraordinary: they have planted malware on file- sharing …

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Australian teenager accused in US Army hack fled the country

Australian teenager accused in US Army hack fled the country

An Australian teenage hacker, Dylan Wheeler is able to flee easily despite having been ordered to take his passport into custody. This has raised serious questions about border security. Dylan Wheeler, from Perth, was only 17 when he was accused of being a part of a hacking group who hacked …

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Starwood and Marriot’s Security Concerns Just Before Their Acquisition

Starwood and Marriot Security Concerns Just Before Their Acquisition

Starwood Hotels and Resorts is looking into the guests’ payment-card data frauds after reports of infiltration of their payment system started doing rounds. Meanwhile, Marriott has issued warnings about the phone scams. Earlier this week Starwood had announced about Marriott’s intention to acquire them for a whopping sum of $12.2 …

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Microsoft enters the Cyber Security Market

Microsoft enters the Cyber Security Market

Microsoft has recently acquired three Israeli cyber security companies in a bid to compete with other names in the cyber security sector of the tech market, Forbes reports. Over the past year, Microsoft has invested big in cyber security firms. It has acquired three Israeli cyber security firms, namely Adallom, …

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Ghost Security Groups Declares Cyberwar On ISIS

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Around tens of thousands of Twitter handles, supporting ISIS, have been brought down by the Ghost Security Group. It would have been nearly impossible to track down such twitter accounts without the help of these hacktivists. Ghost Security Group is a rouge hacker organization, consisting of several computer specialists and …

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