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Gemalto SIM cards secure: Initial investigation

SIM card manufactured by Gemalto appear to be secure, according to the Dutch company which initiated an investigation into the...

February 23rd, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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World’s biggest SIM card maker probes reported NSA hack

Gemalto, a digital security firm considered to be the world’s largest maker of SIM cards, said it is looking into...

February 20th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Vendor uproar over China’s demand for IT backdoor

North American technology vendors are reacting to new set by the Chinese government which require manufactures install so-called backdoors on...

February 2nd, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Think your corporate search engine is big? Look at the NSA’s

It was in the mid 1980s that I read James Bamford's inside look at the National Security Agency, The Puzzle...

August 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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US has automatic cyberattack software, says Snowden

Science fiction has a way of creeping into reality -- or vice versa. Take, for example, the idea that computers...

August 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Snowden can stay in Russia longer

Former NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will be allowed to stay in Russia three more years and allowed to travel, according...

August 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Mobile app firm rolls out anti-surveillance voice and data plan

A  mobile application company founded by a team comprised of a former United States Navy SEAL, a cryptography legend and...

July 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano


How unlimited is NSA spying?

Good news -- there's honour among spies. That's the word from a Washington Post report which says the U.S. National Security...

July 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Second NSA security tool found in RSA’s cryptography kit

Security provider RSA adopted a second code generator developed by the United States National Security Agency which effectively made it...

March 31st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano