U.S. spy agency to end bulk call data collection by end Nov.: memo

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The U.S. National Security Agency is ready to end later this month collecting Americans’ domestic call records in bulk and move to a more targeted system, meeting a legislative deadline imposed earlier this year, according to a government memo seen by…

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Germany vows tougher control of spy agency after new revelations

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans G ermany’s justice minister has called for tighter control of the national foreign intelligence agency, after media reported its spies had targeted the embassies of allied countries without the government’s express permission. Heiko Maas told the Rheinische Post newspaper in an…

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Hackers strike UK National Crime Agency

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The NCA is a national agency responsible for combating organized crime and cybercrime. The hackers used a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on the NCA. DDoS attacks prompt Web sites to shut down by overloading them with fake traffic. “DDoS…

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Cyber crime legislation: Independent agency proposed in final draft

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Some stiff financial penalties have been proposed against those involved in cyber crimes, sources in the interior ministry said. The draft bill labelled as many as 25 crimes as being cyber crimes. It excluded from the process the role of the…

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White House Forming New Cybersecurity Agency in Wake of Sony Hacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Following recent hacks against Sony, Anthem and other major corporations, the White House has moved to form a new central agency that will pool resources from existing programs in order to monitor and combat cybersecurity threats. According to the Washington Post,…

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Crime branch launches probe into Dr Prakash Amte biopic director piracy complaint Wednesday, 19 November 2014 – 6:30am IST | Agency: DNA DNA Correspondent

The cyber cell of Mumbai crime branch has launched an investigation into a piracy complaint registered by the director and producer of Marathi blockbuster movie Dr Prakash Amte, The Real Hero. The filmmaker, Samruddhi Porey, has alleged that the entire […] For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net…

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Inside Canadian cyber-security agency

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans When Canadian intelligence officials speak about today’s spying, they can reveal great ambition. Sometimes they speak of wanting to “master the Internet” or even “target the world” before switching to less evocative terms, such as “computer network operations” or CNO. […]…

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Montana agency computers got hacked, Chinese-lingo website down

The Chinese language website came under attack by the hackers in the Montana health department.  Software was used in the security up gradation of the server after the department got to know that the server is not secured. The malicious software was like that could pilfer the information, harm the…

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MUSCAT – Hackers on Sunday targeted the website of Oman’s official news agency, singling out and mocking Algeria’s newly re-elected president Abdelaziz Bouteflika as a handicapped “dictator”.

It is claimed by Oman’s news agency that their website has been hacked and false reports regarding Algeria’s newly re-elected president was posted. This was a very serious issue which needed the agency to declare and clarify the whole matter. The hackers misrepresented a news story about letter written by…

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