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Edward Snowden Appears At SXSW; Calls For Better Online Security Measures Edward Snowden Appears At SXSW; Calls For Better Online Security Measures

In a rare public appearance, fugitive and National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden addressed the audience of the SXSW conference regarding Internet privacy and surveillance. The conference, which was held on Monday in Austin, Texas, put the controversial U.S. intelligence …

Edward Snowden Elected Rector At University Of Glasgow Edward Snowden Elected Rector At University Of Glasgow

Edward Snowden, who made headlines last year for revealing details about U.S. phone and Internet surveillance, is now the student rector at UK’s Glasgow University. The post is a symbolic one, and is decided by a student election. As rector, …

Former Sub Sailor Sentenced For Espionage Former Sub Sailor Sentenced For Espionage

Former Navy sailor Robert Patrick Hoffmann II was sentenced this week to 30 years in prison. Hoffmann, 40, was convicted last fall of attempted espionage. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Hoffmann had attempted to pass on top secret …

F-35 Program: Stolen Secrets and Lockheed’s “Exaggeration” F-35 Program: Stolen Secrets and Lockheed’s “Exaggeration”
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An employee of one of Lockheed’s suppliers was arrested en route to Iran last week on suspicion of attempting to smuggle secret F-35 Joint Strike Fighter documents there. Back in November, the investigation initiated when customs officials and homeland security …

Day Z Developers to be Released From Greek Prison Day Z Developers to be Released From Greek Prison

The Czech media is reporting that Ivan Buchta and Martin Pezlar will be released on bail and allowed to return to their home in the Czech Republic. The video game developers have been imprisoned in Greece since September 2012 on …

Time Warner Cable Sinks To New Low Over Fear Of Google Fiber Time Warner Cable Sinks To New Low Over Fear Of Google Fiber
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I’m lucky that I live in a city with a locally owned ISP. I don’t have to put up with the monopolistic ambitions of the big dogs like Time Warner and Verizon. Read any online message board regarding Time Warner …

Stuxnet Debate Continues: How Should Cyberweapons Be Used? Stuxnet Debate Continues: How Should Cyberweapons Be Used?
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When the revealing news regarding the Stuxnet computer worm came out, much controversy pursued as a result. David Sanger of the New York Times exposed the information as part of the much larger U.S. “Olympic Games” initiative and has now …

FBI White Report Claims That Spies Have Infiltrated American Universities FBI White Report Claims That Spies Have Infiltrated American Universities

A report was made by the FBI’s Counterintelligence Strategic Partnership Unit to “provide awareness to administrators, senior researchers, export control offices, and technology transfer offices at higher education institutions about how foreign intelligence services and non-state actors use US colleges …

Is Cyber Warfare Imminent, Or Is the Hype Overblown? Is Cyber Warfare Imminent, Or Is the Hype Overblown?
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Is cybersecurity one of your top concerns? Whatever your opinion might be, the government has taken a particularly strong interest in it lately, as security breaches appear to be on the rise. In recent years, the U.S. has seen corporations …