China,security

12.27.15
China anti-terrorism law makes firms give up encryption keys
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China anti-terrorism law makes firms give up encryption keys

You won't have many guarantees that your secure chats are safe from Chinese spying.

By J. Fingas,   12.27.15
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12.10.15
In hacking, the blame game is purely for entertainment
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In hacking, the blame game is purely for entertainment

Pointing fingers doesn't make your data more secure.

By V. Blue,   12.10.15
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12.02.15
China says OPM breach was the work of criminal hackers
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China says OPM breach was the work of criminal hackers

Blames criminals for stealing the personal information of 21.5 million government employees.

By R. Baldwin,   12.02.15
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11.20.15
WSJ: China's government wants homegrown, backdoor-free phones
11.20.15

WSJ: China's government wants homegrown, backdoor-free phones

Here's the downside: no WiFi, no GPS and no Bluetooth

By D. Cooper,   11.20.15
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11.17.15
Congress considers letting US companies hack Chinese attackers
11.17.15

Congress considers letting US companies hack Chinese attackers

A Congress study says the US may want to let companies launch 'revenge' hacks to recover or wipe data.

By J. Fingas,   11.17.15
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11.03.15
Vertu's mysterious Chinese buyer has its own secure smartphone OS
11.03.15

Vertu's mysterious Chinese buyer has its own secure smartphone OS

Vertu is now in the hands of a Chinese company, and the deal may have something to do with the latter's very own secure smartphone OS. Or is it?

By R. Lai,   11.03.15
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11.02.15
Bunk Baidu SDK puts backdoor on millions of Android devices
11.02.15

Bunk Baidu SDK puts backdoor on millions of Android devices

If you have one of these 14,000 apps, your phone might be at risk

By A. Tarantola,   11.02.15
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10.28.15
Chinese hackers targeted an insurer to learn about US health care
10.28.15

Chinese hackers targeted an insurer to learn about US health care

Investigators believe Chinese hackers compromised Anthem on a fact-finding mission.

By J. Fingas,   10.28.15
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10.05.15
Apple already blocked the first malware for non-jailbroken iPhones
10.05.15

Apple already blocked the first malware for non-jailbroken iPhones

Apple believes that malware targeting non-jailbroken iOS devices isn't an issue for most users.

By J. Fingas,   10.05.15
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