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NSA Intercepting Computer Deliveries, Implanting Spyware: Report
2013-12-30 12:27:43

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a report Sunday from the German publication Der Spiegel, a special hacking unit from the US National Security Agency (NSA), intercepts deliveries of new computer equipment and plants spyware. The Office of Tailored Access Operations (TAO) is one of the NSA’s most successful operations for infiltrating computer systems. Der Spiegel wrote, “If a target person, agency or company orders a new computer or related...

Former NSA Employee Edward Snowden Says Mission Is Accomplished
2013-12-24 11:20:08

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online National Security Agency (NSA) leaker Edward Snowden, the former intelligence contractor who exposed extensive details of global electronic surveillance, said on Tuesday his “mission’s already accomplished.” Since late this spring, Snowden supplied three journalists with caches of top-secret documents from the NSA. This resulted in dozens of revelations and the story made headlines around the world. He fled the United States,...

2013-12-11 23:04:44

Recent Studies Suggest Most Consumers are Not Protected from This Dangerous Malware Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The Identity Theft Council is warning consumers and businesses to be aware of the menace of keyloggers, over the Christmas holidays and beyond. In the aftermath of the recent discovery of more than two million stolen passwords on a hacker server, the prime suspect in the incident was initially a keylogger. A keylogger is a piece of malware designed to capture...

NSA Spy Video Games__SS_121013
2013-12-10 09:11:08

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The National Security Agency (NSA), as well as its UK counterpart agency GCHQ, have been discovered lurking in online games. The unorthodox new tactic was unearthed in documents disclosed by whistleblower Edward Snowden. The files used to uncover NSA and GCHQ activities in games such as World of Warcraft and Second Life were obtained by the Guardian and reported on jointly with the New York Times and ProPublica. According to reports,...

2013-11-26 23:21:10

Ten million new malware strains are identified so far in 2013. New ransomware CryptoLocker hijacks users’ documents and demands a ransom for them; DNS cache poisoning attacks are on the rise. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, has just published the results of its Quarterly Report for Q3 2013, drawn up by PandaLabs, the company's anti-malware laboratory. One of the main conclusions drawn from this global study is that malware creation...

2013-11-04 23:21:11

Aveas Limited, a developer of security solutions for Windows-based computing systems, announced the release of OSHI Defender, an anti-malware application that automatically scans and cleans PCs to remove viruses and other malware threats. California (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Today, OSHI Software, a developer of security solutions for Windows-based computing systems, announced the release of OSHI Defender, an anti-malware application that automatically scans and cleans PCs to remove...

2013-10-23 23:03:20

Secure Bridge, A Secure Wireless Access Point for BYOD Devices on the Tactical Mobile Edge, Will Be Demonstrated at the AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition October 21-23, 2013 Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Product Development Technologies, PDT, a global, full service product design and development firm has partnered with Cummings Engineering/SAIFE, the creator of Agile Security, a new standard in mobile security, to develop the Secure Bridge, a portable wireless access point that...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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