Source: The Verge
Two decades after computer security began generating billions by selling expertise and software designed to protect unwanted network intrusions, experts say those networks are more vulnerable than ever.
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Cell phone searches are a common law enforcement tool, but up until now, the public has largely been in the dark regarding how much sensitive information the government can get with this invasive surveillance technique.
Source: Joseph Menn, Reuters
Dire warnings from Washington about a “cyber Pearl Harbor” envision a single surprise strike from a formidable enemy that could destroy power plants nationwide, disable the financial system or cripple the U.S. government.
Source: Internet Governance Project
The release of the Mandiant report on “Advanced Persistent Threat 1″ (APT1) marked a watershed in US-China relations on cybersecurity.
Source: Jeffrey Carr
Mandiant’s APT1 report is the latest infosec company document to accuse the Chinese government of running cyber espionage operations.
Source: New York Times
On the outskirts of Shanghai, in a run-down neighborhood dominated by a 12-story white office tower, sits a People’s Liberation Army base for China’s growing corps of cyberwarriors.
Source: Glenn Greenwald, The Guardian
As the US government depicts the Defense Department as shrinking due to budgetary constraints, the Washington Post this morning announces “a major expansion of [the Pentagon’s] cybersecurity force over the next several years, increasing its size more than fivefold.”