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  • Additional NSA-backed code found in RSA crypto products

    01.04.2014

    A group of professors and researchers from several universities in the US and the Netherlands have tested the exploitability of various implementations of the infamous Dual_EC_DRBG cryptographic algorithm which is though to have been backdoored by the US NSA, and have discovered that the RSA BSAFE products contain another tool used by NSA that could make a Dual EC attack considerably faster and easier.

  • NSA compromised Huawei's servers, spied on its executives

    24.03.2014

    For years, the US government has been very vocal about its distrust of Chinese telecommunication giant Huawei, pointedly blocking acquisitions and takeovers that would allow the company to gain more ground on US soil and urging some foreign governments to adopt the same stance.

  • NSA targets sys admins to breach computer networks

    21.03.2014

    A newly analyzed document from Edward Snowden's trove show that the NSA collects personal and account information on system administrators and uses it to compromise their computers in order to access the networks they manage.

  • US tech firms knew about and assisted with PRISM data collection

    20.03.2014

    In a testimony before the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, the NSA general council Rajesh De and his colleague stated on Wednesday that the tech companies that denied giving access to user data via the PRISM program were, in fact, lying.

  • NSA records a country's phone calls, keeps the records for a month

    19.03.2014

    By leveraging a surveillance system dubbed MYSTIC, the US National Security Agency has been recording all phone calls made in a foreign country for a period of 30 days, newly revealed documents from Edward Snowden's trove show.




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Infographic: 25 years of the firewall

Posted on 24 July 2014.  |  The firewall turned 25, and McAfee is celebrating with an infographic that creatively depicts its lifetime. If you take a moment to scan the infographic, you’ll notice the firewall's introduction and evolution coincide with certain security events.


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