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#cybersecurity | #infosec | Smashing Security #153: Cybercrime doesn’t pay (but Uber does)

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The cybercrime lovebirds who hijacked Washington DC’s CCTV cameras in the run-up to Donald Trump’s inauguration, the truffle-snuffling bankers at the centre of an insider-trading scandal, and the hackers that Uber paid hush money to hide a security breach. All this and much more is discussed […]

The DNC Begins Cybersecurity Effort To Try To Make Sure 2016 Doesn’t Happen Again

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Phishing drills, top Silicon Valley hires, constant cybersecurity education, emails in the cloud, Tom Perez on Signal, and end-to-end encryption apps like Wickr, which the rest of the Democratic party committees have already adopted. The DNC’s new CTO, now concluding an internal security review, wants a […]

Internet Co-creator Cerf Debunks: The USA doesn’t control the Internet — that’s a myth

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff called a meeting, following the furor sparked by allegations of US spying revealed in documents leaked by former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden. Rousseff’s own communications were targeted by the National Security Agency, prompting the Brazilian leader to call on the United Nations last year to oversee a new global legal system […]

Three-strikes anti-piracy law ‘doesn’t deter piracy’

A study involving thousands of French internet users has found that the country’s “three strikes” anti-piracy policies don’t actually curb piracy. Researchers from the universities of Delaware and Rennes looking into the impact of France’s Hadopi law — which threatened to cut off internet access for users found to have infringed copyright three times — have found […]