China, US hold talks to bridge cybersecurity differences

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Chinese and American officials said Tuesday they’re committed to bridging their differences on cybersecurity and moving to implement recent agreements, as they held talks amid complaints over China-based hacking operations that the U.S. says may have already cost U.S. companies tens…

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He is special guest at the Ground Zero Summit 2015 being organised by Indian Infosec Consortium – a group of ethical hackers. “Threat to national security has moved to the digital dimension. Terrorist organisations have turned social networks and online forums into recruitment hotbeds and propaganda mechanisms. We need a security apparatus in the digital space to address this threat. Hackers are the face of this digital army.” The actor said he is bringing his whole team including scriptwriters of the show to observe and interact with the ethical hacker community. (Also Read: Tabu Has Shown Interest in 24, Says Director ) “From November 22, I will start shooting for 24. It will go on air in 2016. When an actor prepares for a role, we often start to live like the character. Some call it method acting. We meet real life people like the character and try to understand their nuances, their life,” he said. As per the summit’s website, speakers will share details of the espionage mission as well as hold sessions on hacking of cellular networks, medical devices in hospitals, using technical loopholes in them. The consortium claims to have discovered cyber espionage operation under which phones of Indian Army personnel, who had downloaded some mobile application related to news, had been compromised by hackers based in Pakistan. IIC CEO Jiten Jain has said that the findings were handed over to security agencies who promptly acted and sanitised the infected handset early this year.

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans He is special guest at the Ground Zero Summit 2015 being organised by Indian Infosec Consortium – a group of ethical hackers. “Threat to national security has moved to the digital dimension. Terrorist organisations have turned social networks and online forums…

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D.C. Federal Court To Hold Hearing On NSA Spy Case

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Almost two years ago, on December 16, 2013, Judge Richard J. Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a preliminary injunction barring the continued unconstitutional collection by the National Security Agency…

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All-digital effort for Georgia schools on hold in Senate

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Georgia Senate will re-examine a mandate forcing the state’s school districts to go all digital by 2020, after deciding Monday to re-commit the bill to committee. Critics of Senate Bill 89 called it well-intentioned but misguided, since they worry it…

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Hackers hold almost 20,000 Australians to ransom using CryptoWall

Almost 20,000 Australian have been held to ransom after hacker hijacked their files using CryptoWall – a malicious software program. The CryptoWall ransomware is being used by a hacking crew to encrypt users’ computer files. Once the files are encrypted […] For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net…

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Aaliyah biopic on hold

Aaliyah said it best, “If at first you don’t succeed, dust yourself off and try again.” Zendaya Coleman, the 17-year-old Disney Channel star that was set to play Aaliyah in the new Lifetime biopic, has since backed out of the role. Coleman, who was ecstatic about portraying the late multi-faceted…

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