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  • NIST drops NSA-backed algorithm from encryption recommendations

    23.04.2014

    "Following a public comment period and review, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has removed a cryptographic algorithm from its draft guidance on random number generators," the organization has announced.

  • NSA subverted EU privacy laws, spied on human rights orgs

    10.04.2014

    In a testimony delivered by video-link from Moscow, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has revealed to EU parliamentarians that the US NSA is actively spying on human rights organizations such as UNICEF and Amnesty International.

  • NSA and GCHQ spied on German satcomms, world governments' leaders

    01.04.2014

    Another week, another explosive revelation coming from Edward Snowden's archive of NSA documents.

  • 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.




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Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


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