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Obama Administration Concerned United States Falling Behind on AI Research

Posted on October 18th, 2016.

The White House released its “National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan” [PDF] this month. One of the chief concerns in the report is the fact that of the two countries doing the most research on artificial intelligence, more specifically on deep learning, the US has fallen into second place. The below...

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Eavesdropping

Hillary Clinton Campaign Official: Email Leak a Russian Ploy to Help Trump

Posted on July 25th, 2016.

In an interview on Sunday, Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook opined that Russian state-sponsored hackers may have hacked the Democratic Party’s network and email system in order to help Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. A top Hillary Clinton official has made the stunning claim that Russian state-sponsored hackers...

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Cybersecurity

Donald Trump Is All about the ‘Cyber’ with Cybersecurity

Posted on July 22nd, 2016.

Donald Trump could become the next President of the United States. If and when he does, the subject of cybersecurity and the widening scale of cyberattacks will firmly be on the agenda. So what does Trump have to say about a subject that requires a certain understanding and nuance? Donald Trump, now officially the Republican candidate...

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Communication

US, Canada Issue Rare Joint Alert on Ransomware

Posted on April 1st, 2016.

In a rare instance that underlines the rising threat and menace caused by ransomware, the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has collaborated with the Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre (CCIRC) to release an alert on ransomware. The United States and Canada have released a joint cyber alert to warn citizens against...

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Breaches

China Says OPM Breach Was Not State-Sponsored but a Criminal Act

Posted on December 3rd, 2015.

ChinaThrough its official news agency Xinhua, China has stated that an investigation covering the substantial breach that compromised over 22 million federal employees was a cyberattack borne out of criminal intent. The news agency added the breach was not state-sponsored, contrary to the widely asserted opinion that the Chinese...

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Cybersecurity

US Advised to Hack China, Days after World Leaders’ Pact against Commercial Hacking

Posted on November 19th, 2015.

A congressional advisory body is advising the United States to hack China back as a solution to recover stolen data breached from U.S-based companies from alleged Chinese hackers. The recommendation comes merely days after the world’s richest nations agreed not hack each other for commercial aims during the recent G-20 summit. The United...

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Breaches

Three Charged with Masterminding the Single Largest Financial Cyber-Theft in U.S. History

Posted on November 11th, 2015.

U.S. prosecutors have charged three men in relation to the largest cyber-attack and theft of consumer data from a U.S. financial institution in history. Three Israeli nationals have been charged with running a sweeping hack and fraud campaign that culminated in a massive breach of multiple financial institutions including JPMogran Chase...

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Communication

U.S. & U.K. Banks’ Cybersecurity Capabilities Put to the test

Posted on November 5th, 2015.

U.S. and U.K. banks will partner this month in a simulated cyber attack designed to test the ability of financial institutions to prevent cyber attacks. British Prime Minister David Cameron announced the project, Operation Resilient Shield, when he visited President Barak Obama in January, according to infosecurity-magazine.com. The...

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Cybersecurity

Iranian Hackers Target U.S. Government Officials

Posted on November 5th, 2015.

Government officials in the Obama administration have had their email and social media accounts hacked by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, according to U.S. officials. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has shifted to a high gear in targeting and successfully hacking email and social media accounts belonging to Obama...

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Breaches

The Biggest Ever U.S. Healthcare Hack Wasn’t for Sinister Needs

Posted on October 29th, 2015.

The cyberattack targeting healthcare insurance firm Anthem that resulted in the compromise of users’ data in a massive breach affecting 80 million people was unanimously accepted as by security researchers as a breach by Chinese hackers. However, the cause for the breach may not for the reasons you’d expect. China is a massive powerhouse...

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Cybersecurity

Report: State-Sponsored Chinese Hackers Targeted U.S. Firms Even after Recent Cyber Pact

Posted on October 19th, 2015.

An independent security firm has claimed that state-sponsored Chinese hackers have tried to infiltrate the networks of U.S. companies even after the recent cyber-pact where China and the U.S. agreed not to spy on each other for commercial and corporate reasons. CrowdStrike Inc. has claimed that cyber and economic espionage agents...

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Business

U.S. Startups Set to Get a Boost with a $400 Million Chinese Seed Fund – CSC Upshot

Posted on October 12th, 2015.

AngelList, a platform that connects investors and startups with a track record of investments in startups such as Uber, is set to announce a deal today with a Chinese private-equity firm –  CSC Venture Capital, involving a $400 million fund called CSC Upshot. The fund is to be set up for investments at early-stage tech startups in...

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Activism

WikiLeaks Releases Text of Controversial Chapter of TPP Trade Deal

Posted on October 9th, 2015.

WikiLeaks has released the final negotiated text of the Intellectual Property Rights Chapter in the U.S. Government’s Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. The whistle-blowing website contends that the intellectual property (IP) rights chapter of the much-debated TPP trade agreement “has perhaps been the most controversial chapter...

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Eavesdropping

EU Court: US Safe Harbor Scheme Invalid

Posted on October 6th, 2015.

US companies have made a habit in the last several years of locating data centers in Ireland in order to serve European customers. These companies include Google, Microsoft, and, most importantly for this article, Facebook. Austrian citizen and privacy activist Maximillian Schrems decided to lodge a complaint against Facebook to the...

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Activism

TPP, TTIP, & TISA: Secret Trade Negotiations Threaten Government Sovereignty and Individual Rights

Posted on October 5th, 2015.

Free speech, including the right to protest, can no longer be taken for granted. According to a newly-released WikiLeaks video (below), multinational corporations have already successfully sued governments on the basis of corporate profits being affected by certain laws. And as the international trade negotiations continue in secret,...

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Breaches

The CIA Pulled Spies from Beijing after OPM Breach

Posted on October 2nd, 2015.

A number of CIA officers were taken out of Beijing as a precautionary measure and a direct consequence of the massive data breach involving the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) earlier this year. The Central Intelligence Agency evacuated officers from the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China after the data breach involving tens of millions...

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Cybersecurity

Chinese President Flatly Denies State-Sponsored Hacking Claims

Posted on September 23rd, 2015.

Chinese President Xi Jinping has flatly denied claims that China is actively engaging in hacking U.S. corporations, government institutions and other installations and is offering to open a dialogue on cybersecurity with the U.S. Chinese President Xi Jinping, currently in his first ever state visit to the U.S., has wasted no time in...

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Cybersecurity

U.S. Holding Back on Cyber Sanctions against China before President Xi’s Visit

Posted on September 15th, 2015.

According to a U.S. official, there are no plans to impose sanctions on China by the United States ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit next week. A senior U.S. administration official with insider White House knowledge, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, confirmed there are no plans by the White House to impose sanctions...

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Hacking

Alleged ISIS Activists Released Details of 1,400 US Targets

Posted on August 14th, 2015.

Officials say a group claiming to be the Islamic State Hacking Division posted a list of American names and contacts online, and refers to them as “targets.”  The list claims to have the locations, phone numbers, “passwords,” and credit card numbers of 1400 military and government personnel – though the information is outdated. The...

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