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Apple Watches Banned from UK Cabinet Meetings for Hacking Fears

Posted on November 10th, 2016.

Cabinet ministers have voiced concerns that Apple Watches could be hacked by Russian spies, prompting the devices to be barred from meetings, according to a report from The Telegraph. Under the new leadership of Theresa May, U.K cabinet ministers have been barred from wearing the watch during meetings after concerns were raised that the...

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U.S. Officials Say Defenses Are up against Alleged Russian Hacking

Posted on October 21st, 2016.

The U.S. has put measures into place that is reported to stop Russia from hacking into emails that could influence the upcoming presidential election, reports NBC News. Back in July, it was reported that Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager Robby Mook said that Russian state-sponsored hackers may have hacked the Democratic Party’s network...

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US Reportedly Planning An “Unprecedented” Cyberattack Against Russia

Posted on October 15th, 2016.

According to several news outlets citing current and former US government officials, the White House is in the planning stages of a massive, unprecedented cyberattack on the Russian government in retaliation for Russian meddling in the US presidential race. The goal of such an attack is to “harass and embarass” the Russian government....

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Someone is Probing to Take Down the Internet, Warns Cryptographer

Posted on September 14th, 2016.

The pillars that provide the basic infrastructure of the internet are being probed by an unknown entity, probing for that point where the foundation cracks and the internet breaks.

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Hong Kong Targeted by ‘Politically-Motivated” Chinese Hackers

Posted on September 5th, 2016.

During the lead-up to the recent legislative elections in Hong Kong, two government agencies in the country had been targeted by cyberespionage agents from China in a politically-motivated attack during August, a cybersecurity firm stated.