Is Microsoft Spying On You Via Skype Or Not?

Back in May, we brought you news that Microsoft had moved Skype from P2P to its own dedicated Linux-based servers. At the time, it was funny because Microsoft was using Linux servers instead of Windows Servers to host Skype, but…

Israel, U.S. Team Up To Create Flame Computer Virus

Back in the mid-2000’s The need to start to keep Iran’s nuclear goals in check was obvious. So the United States, led by George Bush, and Israel started to develop a massive piece of malware that secretly mapped and monitored…

NSA Chief Denies Existence Of Domestic Spying Program

The National Security Agency, at least according to it’s Web site, “exists to protect the nation.” A recent Wired article claimed that the agency had taken up a new duty – spying on American citizens. In an article titled, “The…

NSA Develops Super-Secure Android Phone

The National Security Agency has designed and built a series of Android phones intended to provide communications security for U.S. government staff. The phones were designed by the agency’s Information Assurance Directorate, which is responsible maintaining the U.S. government’s secure…

Anonymous Poses Threat To U.S. According To Official

It appears that Anonymous may pose more of a threat to the U.S. government than initially thought. The Wall Street Journal is reporting General Keith Alexander, director of the NSA, has said that Anonymous may be capable of taking down…

Senator John McCain Proposes Cybersecurity Bill

Cybersecurity is one of those funny things that is talked about, but nothing is really ever done about it. We can, and have implemented new safeguards on our infrastructure. It doesn’t change the fact that there isn’t a national standard…

U.S. Launching Program To Detect Cyberattacks On Critical Infrastructure

The U.S. National Security Agency is launching a program called "Perfect Citizen" aimed at detecting cyberattacks on private companies and government agencies running critical infrastructure such as the electricity grid and nuclear power plants.

Perfect Citizen would rely on a set of sensors deployed in computer networks for critical infrastructure that would flag "unusual activity" signaling an impending cyberattack, according to the Wall Street Journal.