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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Russian hacker admits role in massive data breach scheme

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A Russian man has pleaded guilty to his role in a worldwide cyber crime scheme to breach payment processors, retailers and financial institutions, resulting in over 160 million stolen credit card numbers. Vladimir Drinkman admitted partaking in the global plot nearly…

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AT&T played key role in NSA spying

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans AT&T played a key role in helping the National Security Agency spy on U.S. internet traffic. That’s according to a report by the New York Times. The article cites documents provided by whistleblower and former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. The documents…

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North Korea denies role in smartphone hacking in South

North Korea’s state media yesterday blasted South Korea’s spy agency for alleging Pyongyang hacked tens of thousands of smartphones in the South using malware disguised in mobile gaming apps. The South’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) said in a report to […] For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net…

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