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With Donald Trump set to become the 45th president on Friday, people are wondering what might be next for government security.
Confidence isn’t high among the security community after the revelations about Rudy Guiliani’s own websites. So what should the new president do?
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Hacking? Well, maybe. Or maybe just another skirmish between the BBC and Russia.
Experts suggest the leaking is Kremlin retaliation for the BBC expanding its Russian-language programming
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The worrying issue is the possibility that the attackers might be using Ukraine as a “playground” as a much as a battlefield.
Observers raise fears that attackers are using Ukraine as a ‘playground’ before raising the stakes
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For something to be a true “backdoor”, it must simultaneously satisfy two criteria beyond simply compromising security or privacy. 
Maker of WhatsApp’s protocol moves to reassure users by clarifying how key pairs work
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17 intelligence agencies are now going to be “rooting…through Americans’ emails...all without ever obtaining a warrant”.
Activists fear move could threaten the privacy of Americans, but others point out it could limit Trump’s ability to make things worse
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I thought that started when Homeland Security was created. Hmmmm...
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A new type of attack making Tor users – and countless dogs around the world – prick up their ears. 
Researcher demonstrates how sound outside human hearing could be used by law enforcement – or by more sinister actors
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When it comes to online freebies, it’s easy to fall into the “no harm in taking a look” trap.

Don’t do it, and here’s why.
When it comes to freebies, it’s easy to fall into the “no harm in taking a look” trap. Don’t do it, and here’s why.
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Trump's been criticized for his social media outbursts but could his tweets actually be risking national security?
The president-elect is famous for his unbridled approach to Twitter – but how much of a security risk are his tweets?
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They should have thought before this "Secret Democrat Debate".
http://agent54nsa.blogspot.com/2015/09/secret-democrat-debate.html
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Spora adds three new levels to this whole try-before-you-buy angle
The Spora ransomware will unscramble two files for free, some files for $30, all files for $120 and provide “immunity’ for $50.
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But what does the former New York City mayor know about cybersecurity?
Former NYC mayor’s corporate websites taken down after experts pointed out security flaws
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He knows as much about cybersecurity as Stevie Wonder knows about the color yellow.
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From Amazon phishing scams and the bank email slip-up that leaked 60,000 account details to the Mongo DB databases held to ransom, and more!
From Amazon phishing scams and the bank email slip-up that leaked 60,000 account details to the Mongo DB databases held to ransom, and more!
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It looks like Facebook might be getting serious about its role as a news outlet.
Senior journalist appointed to lead Facebook’s efforts, but will those efforts go far enough?
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