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  • Replicating NSA's gadgets using open source

    09.06.2014

    In this podcast, wireless security researcher Michael Ossmann shares his insights on what to use - and how - to duplicate hardware devices found in the ANT catalog.

  • UK government proposes life sentences for hackers

    06.06.2014

    Hackers in the UK could be in for a world of problems, as the UK government is looking to hand out life-long prison sentences to those who are found guilty of organizing and executing devastating cyberattacks, reported The Guardian.

  • NSA collects photos to feed facial recognition programs

    02.06.2014

    The NSA has been collecting photos of people's faces at the tune of 55,000 images every day, and has been feeding the images into its facial recognition programs, James Risen and Laura Poitras revealed on Saturday.

  • International action against Gameover Zeus botnet and CyptoLocker ransomware

    02.06.2014

    On Friday, 30 May 2014, law enforcement agencies from across the world, supported by the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) at Europol, joined forces in a coordinated action led by the FBI which ensured the disruption of the Gameover Zeus botnet and the seizure of computer servers crucial to the malicious software known as CryptoLocker.

  • NIST requests comment on proposed SHA-3 cryptographic standard

    02.06.2014

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has requested public comments on its newly proposed SHA-3 Standard, which is designed to protect the integrity of electronic messages.




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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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