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China’s new cyber security laws will ‘lock out’ businesses

Business and human rights groups have raised concerns about new legislation just passed by China’s parliament that is aimed at countering growing threats such as hacking and terrorism. The new cyber security law, which will take effect in June 2017, is an “objective need” of China as a major internet power, a leading government official […]

US, China agree to guidelines for requesting cybercrime assistance

Landmark deal reached in high-level talks. The United States and China have reached an agreement on guidelines for requesting assistance on cybercrime and other malicious online activities. The agreement was reached in talks in Washington this week among officials including US Attorney General Loretta Lynch, US Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Chinese […]

Devs, hackers hunt for iOS malware author iTnews.com.au

Devs, hackers hunt for iOS malware author Hackers and developers are on a hunt to reveal the creator of a mysterious piece of malware that steals Apple usernames and passwords from jailbroken devices. The Unflod malware, a name resembling the legitimate and popular Unfold iOS tweak, surfaced sometime in February. It infected users downloading unknown […]

Snowden claims NSA went on hacking spree in China

The United States has systematically attacked networks and computer systems in China and Hong Kong for years, according to claims laid by Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency employee who leaked details about the clandestine global PRISM bulk surveillance scheme. In an interview with the South China Morning Post, Snowden said the PRISM surveillance programme extended to […]