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Kaspersky Lab is Working on its Own Super-Secure Industrial Operating System

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Mr. Kaspersky not looking supervillain-like at all. (Photo: flickr.com/cebitaus) Inspired by the behaviors of sophisticated malware such as Stuxnet, Flame, Duqu and Gauss, Russian billionaire and possible real-life Batman Eugene Kaspersky announced today that his Kaspersky Lab is developing a new operating system. Mr. Kaspersky’s announcement wasn’t heavy on details about...
Kaspersky Lab is Working on its Own Super-Secure Industrial Operating System

The End Of "Cloud Computing?"

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If you think Larry Ellison's re-definition of cloud computing was confusing, get ready for a compete replacement of the term. If some companies get their way, "cloud computing" may be dissipating rapidly. Of course, it's not like the phrase has a close connection with the public to start with. Even...
The End Of "Cloud Computing?"

Poland Betrays Its Past, Moves Closer To Allowing Software Patents

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Earlier this year, Poland played a crucial role in igniting street protests that pretty much stopped ACTA in its tracks. That's not the first time it has had a major impact on European tech policy. Half a decade earlier, it derailed a proposed EU software patent directive, which had sought...
Poland Betrays Its Past, Moves Closer To Allowing Software Patents

Attack on Telenor was part of large cyberespionage operation with Indian origins, report says

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A recent intrusion on the computer network of Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor was the result of a large cyberespionage operation of Indian origin that for the past few years has targeted business, government and political organizations from different countries, according to researchers from security firm Norman Shark.Researchers from Norman...
Attack on Telenor was part of large cyberespionage operation with Indian origins, report says

Huawei investing £1.3bn in the UK

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Chinese telecoms and computer network giant Huawei Technologies is to invest £1.3bn in expanding its UK operations....
Huawei investing £1.3bn in the UK

Der Spiegel says US bugged EU offices in Washington

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Today, German magazine Der Spiegel reported that it got a look at slides detailing the systematic bugging of European Union offices in the US. The news from the paper cited top-secret documents “that Spiegel has in part seen,” which were dated from 2010 and were recently obtained by Edward Snowden. The...
Der Spiegel says US bugged EU offices in Washington

DVRs are being targeted by hackers, says security expert

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When looking for the source of a malicious infection on a computer network, a digital video recorder (DVR) might not make it on the radar of a malware fighter. That could be a mistake, according to one security expert. "I can show you today 10,000 hacked DVRs in the...
DVRs are being targeted by hackers, says security expert
Researchers create brain-computer interface that bypasses spinal cord injury paralysis

Digital Captain Trips: Government-Created Stuxnet Worm Infected Chevron's Computers

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Stuxnet’s command and control. (Krebs On Security) In Stephen King’s apocalyptic horror novel The Stand, a government-created virus escapes into the wild and kills most of the people on Earth. About two years ago, a similar scenario almost came true–but fortunately for living creatures the bug was the U.S. and Israeli-made Stuxnet malware. The...
Digital Captain Trips: Government-Created Stuxnet Worm Infected Chevron's Computers
A quantum network built with two atoms and fiber optic cable

Aaron Swartz's Girlfriend Has A Damning Theory About The Young Reddit Co-Founder's Suicide

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A few weeks ago, Internet activist and Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz committed suicide. He left no note in his New York apartment explaining his death. Many assumed the 26-year-old was depressed based on an earlier blog post Swartz had written. Swartz was facing potential jail time for hacking into MIT's...
Aaron Swartz's Girlfriend Has A Damning Theory About The Young Reddit Co-Founder's Suicide

Dave Winer on an Apple TV Without Local Storage

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Dave Winer: I’ve said it before and it’s worth saying again. Apple is building the Disney computer network. All the streets are clean, and the entertainment too. There’s no porn here, and as long as there are no ports it’ll stay that way. Decreasing the amount of storage inside the...
Dave Winer on an Apple TV Without Local Storage

Pentagon issues new policy on social networking (AP)

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AP - The Pentagon says everyone from troops in the field to the highest brass and civilian leaders will be allowed to Twitter, blog and use Facebook and other social networking sites on the military's non-classified computer network....
Pentagon issues new policy on social networking (AP)

Telenor cyberespionage attack has Indian origins

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A recent intrusion on the computer network of Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor was the result of a large cyberespionage operation of Indian origin that for the past few years has targeted business, government and political organizations from different countries, according to researchers from security firm Norman Shark....
Telenor cyberespionage attack has Indian origins
Former Hostgator employee arrested, charged with rooting 2,700 servers

Prosecutor: Manning shared data without regard for national security

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U.S. Army Private First Class Bradley Manning accused of sharing thousands of classified government documents with WikiLeaks, knew that the information would aid enemies of the U.S., a prosecutor argued Monday.Manning, facing a court martial on 12 charges at Fort Meade, Maryland, endangered U.S. national security when he "systematically...
Prosecutor: Manning shared data without regard for national security

HTC applies two ex-HP patents to ongoing Apple legal fight

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HTC has brought infringement counterclaims against Apple in the Southern District of Florida using two patents it acquired from HP late last year. The patents added to the already-complicated complaint are "installation of network services in an embedded network server" being asserted against Apple's entire product line, and "method and...
HTC applies two ex-HP patents to ongoing Apple legal fight

Aaron Swartz: US attorney says she only sought six-month jail term

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Carmen M Ortiz responds to pressure over death of Reddit co-founder by saying her office acted reasonablyThe US attorney accused of hounding internet activist Aaron Swartz to his death has responded by saying that her office's actions were "appropriate", and that she had only been seeking a six-month sentence in...
Aaron Swartz: US attorney says she only sought six-month jail term
Tech Titans Plot to Reprogram Internet of the Future
Big Tech: Lawrence Landweber Helped Build Today's Internet, Now He's Advising Its Future

Chinese army hackers return from vacation, renew attacks on US

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After being publicly exposed in February as the source of a long list of cyberattacks on U.S. companies and media organizations, the Chinese People's Liberation Army's Unit 61396 largely pulled back from the networks the unit had infiltrated. But now, the New York Times reports, the hackers are back...
Chinese army hackers return from vacation, renew attacks on US
Aaron Swartz prosecutors must unseal evidence, but won't name names
Quantum network can transmit secure video in real-time, been active for 2.5 years

American Banks Undamaged by Cyberattacks

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Bank of America, J.P. Morgan Chase, Citigroup, U.S. Bancorp and PNC have been hit by a wave of cyberattacks that have caused Internet outages and delays to online banking sites by a group claiming Middle Eastern ties. The attacks, while a nuisance, are not technically sophisticated and typically did not...
American Banks Undamaged by Cyberattacks

Xtreme RAT malware targets US, UK, other governments

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The hacker group that recently infected Israeli police computers with the Xtreme RAT malware has also targeted government institutions from the U.S., U.K., and other countries, according to researchers from antivirus vendor Trend Micro. The attackers sent rogue messages with a .RAR attachment to email addresses within the targeted...
Xtreme RAT malware targets US, UK, other governments

New York Times computer network breached by Chinese hackers, paper says

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Hackers from China breached the computer network of The New York Times and stole passwords that allowed them to gain access to computers and email accounts for a period of four months, the newspaper reported late Wednesday....
New York Times computer network breached by Chinese hackers, paper says

India Proposes Curbs on Tech Imports

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India has proposed sweeping curbs on imports of technology products ranging from Wi-Fi devices to computer-network gear....
India Proposes Curbs on Tech Imports

A Whole New Version Of The Internet Is About To Be Switched On

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In about five hours, the next version of the Internet will be switched on forever. Companies like Akamai, AT&T, Facebook, Google and a long list of others will participate. This new Internet is known as Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) and if all goes well (and it should) you won't...
A Whole New Version Of The Internet Is About To Be Switched On

Commerce Department agency’s network apparently hacked

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Hackers apparently have launched an attack on the computer network of a job-development agency in the Commerce Department, forcing it to block employees from the Internet for more than a week. The virus targeted computers at the Economic Development Administration, which is responsible for making business-development grants to distressed communities...
Commerce Department agency’s network apparently hacked

Microsoft vs. Barnes & Noble: Here are the 3 patents they’ll be fighting over this week

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Diagram from one of 3 Microsoft patents in the case. Microsoft and Barnes & Noble will go to trial this week at the International Trade Commission in a closely watched test of Microsoft’s claims that Google’s Android operating system violates its patents. At issue are technologies used in Barnes...
Microsoft vs. Barnes & Noble: Here are the 3 patents they’ll be fighting over this week
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