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Hacker pleaded guilty to stealing satellite data from US DoD

The British hacker Sean Caffrey, 25, from Sutton Coldfield pleaded guilty to stealing satellite data from US Department of Defense (DoD). The British hacker Sean Caffrey, 25, from Sutton Coldfield pleaded guilty to stealing user accounts from a U.S. military communications system. According to the NCA, the man admitted in the Birmingham Crown Court to steali
Publish At:2017-06-17 22:10 | Read:244 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Laws and regulations data

The Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act Makes Hacking Back Anything But “Certain”

Is the hack back legal? There is a heated debate about the concept of active defense. What about the Active Cyber Defense Certainty (ACDC) Act? In a time where attribution of cyber crimes is all but impossible, the idea of allowing companies to ‘hack back‘ at their attackers seems far-fetched. However, Tom Graves (R-GA) has introduced an amen
Publish At:2017-06-06 09:55 | Read:328 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Laws and regulations Security Active Cyber Def

Theresa May says ‘enough is enough’ after the London Bridge terror attack

Commenting the London Bridge terror attack, Prime Minister says there is ‘far too much tolerance of extremism’ in the UK and urges Internet regulation. The London Bridge terror attack is fueling the debate about the Internet regulation, the Prime Minister Theresa May believe the terrorists had ‘safe spaces’ online and this is no more acceptable.
Publish At:2017-06-04 20:45 | Read:326 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Laws and regulations Security Terrorism encryp

With Less Than 1 Year To Go Companies Place Different Priorities on GDPR Compliance

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect in one year from now, but a large number of firms are far from prepared. It feels like Y2K all over again. We are less than one year until the impact of the GDPR is realized, no one is certain what will happen, and everyone is taking a different approach to mitigation. In April 2016,
Publish At:2017-05-30 05:10 | Read:251 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations GDPR Law priva

Austrian parties SPÖ and ÖVP want Whatsapp monitoring

Austrian SPÖ and ÖVP parties are fighting for WhatsApp instant messaging and plan further measures to fight the terrorism. Both the Austrian Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ) and the Austrian People’s Party (Österreichische Volkspartei; ÖVP) are fighting for instant messaging monitoring such as WhatsApp. The experts believe that the Government w
Publish At:2017-05-29 10:45 | Read:234 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Laws and regulations Terr

UK Government’s secret programme for mass surveillance on internet and phones leaked

According to a draft document leaked online, UK Government is assigning itself more powers to spy on live communications and use malware for surveillance. While the NSA is announcing it will stop surveillance activities on emails, texts, and other internet communications, the UK government has secretly drawn up more details of its new bulk surveillance power
Publish At:2017-05-07 10:15 | Read:364 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Laws and regulations e

Introduction to the NIST CyberSecurity Framewor for a Landscape of Cyber Menaces

The implementation of the NIST CyberSecurity Framework is of vital importance for the changes taking place in the landscape of zero-day threats The NIST CyberSecurity Framework is a guide for businesses and enterprises of good practices for information security. The NIST CyberSecurity Framework proposes a guide, which can adapt to each enterprise e for diffe
Publish At:2017-04-20 04:35 | Read:344 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Laws and regulations Security

Microsoft biannual transparency report – US foreign intelligence surveillance requests more than doubled

Microsoft published the biannual transparency report – The number of US foreign intelligence surveillance requests more than doubled. Microsoft shared data included in the biannual transparency report, the IT giant received more than double what the company said it received under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) during the preceding six
Publish At:2017-04-17 21:20 | Read:227 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations Reports biannu

President Donald Trump is going to extend by one year the Executive Order 13694

US President Trump is extending by one year special powers introduced by President Obama with the Executive Order 13694 on cyber security. The US President Donald Trump intends to extend by one year the Executive Order 13694 that gives the US Governments special powers to issue sanctions against people and organizations engaged in significant cyberattacks an
Publish At:2017-03-30 16:00 | Read:380 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Laws and regulations Executive O

British interior minister says IT companies should stop offering a “secret place for terrorists to communicateR

British interior minister Amber Rudd believes encryption implemented by messaging services is offering a dangerous opportunity for terrorists to communicate. British interior minister Amber Rudd has a clear opinion on encryption implemented by many messaging services, it is no more acceptable. On Sunday the minister Amber Rudd reaffirmed that technology firm
Publish At:2017-03-27 14:05 | Read:518 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Laws and regulations Security enc

FCC gives full powers to US ISPs, they can sell users’ data without consent

The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC)  announced the suspension of the privacy rules just before they came into effect. Someone considers the privacy the modern utopia, it is daily threatened by law enforcement and intelligence agencies and authoritarian regimes. Unfortunately, I have bad news for privacy defenders. On October 2016, the U
Publish At:2017-03-08 06:00 | Read:369 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations FCC ISPs Pierl

Prisons and Courts Bill allows mobile networks to deploy IMSI catchers outside of prisons

The new UK Prisons and Courts Bill will let mobile networks to deploy IMSI catchers outside of prisons to snoop on mobile phone users. The Prisons and Courts Bill, introduced to Parliament last week, will let mobile networks to deploy IMSI catchers outside of prisons to snoop on mobile phone users. The IMSI catchers are surveillance equipment used for interc
Publish At:2017-02-28 06:45 | Read:515 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations Mobile IMSI ca

New York state cyber security rules will be effective on March 1st

The New York state announced that a set of cyber security regulations that will take effect on March 1st to tackle cyber threats. On Thursday, the New York state announced that a cyber security regulation will take effect on March 1st. The regulations will require financial institutions and insurers to meet minimum cyber security standards and report cyber i
Publish At:2017-02-19 19:45 | Read:628 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Laws and regulations banking Cyber

Search engine companies will ban links published by major torrent hubs

Starting from June 1st search engine companies will block queries to links to pirated content, including films, TV shows, and copyright-protected content. It will be even more difficult to search for torrents of ExtraTorrent, KickassTorrents, The Pirate Bay and equivalent services. In the past copyright holders accused the search engine companies of doing to
Publish At:2017-02-13 16:15 | Read:488 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Laws and regulations ExtraTorrent KickassTorre

Privacy groups claim FBI hacking operation in the PlayPen case was unconstitutional

According to Privacy groups, the FBI search warrant used to hack into thousands of computers around the world in the PlayPen case was unconstitutional, Privacy groups are claiming the FBI hacking campaign against the Playpen child pornography community violated international law. According to the court documents, the FBI monitored the Playpen bulletin board
Publish At:2017-02-12 03:10 | Read:577 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Deep Web Hacking Intelligence Laws and regulat

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