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Former NSA director speaks out on spying, Stuxnet, defense

Despite claims to the contrary, General Keith Alexander argues that the NSA is actually doing its part to protect US citizens.

By 9 May 2014

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Russian government gathers intelligence with malware: report

The Russian government uses malware to extract sensitive information from companies and governments, not for financial gain but for intelligence gathering, according a new report by FireEye.

By 29 October 2014

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Feds target former high-ranking general in Stuxnet leak probe

Retired U.S. Marine Gen. James "Hoss" Cartwright has been informed he is under investigation as the source of leaks to the media regarding the sophisticated virus, NBC News reports.

By 28 June 2013

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Can a plane be hacked via in-flight Wi-Fi? Researcher says it's so

Much of the equipment that planes and ships use to access satellite communications networks is wide open like the sea and sky itself, says a security researcher presenting his findings later this week.

By 5 August 2014

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Artists commemorate the worst computer viruses in history

Online gallery Computer Virus Catalog sees artists from around the world interpreting and visualising the most famous viruses to hit our hard drives.

By 23 July 2014

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New Stuxnet whodunit: Malware existed two years earlier than anyone knew

Symantec researchers report uncovering an earlier version of the computer virus -- one from 2005. The virus was later found to have inflicted damage on Iran's nuclear enrichment program.

By 27 February 2013

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BlackShades malware bust ends in nearly 100 arrests worldwide

Law enforcement agencies seize more than 1,000 computers, smartphones, and hard drives in a massive operation that goes after malware said to have "sophisticated" capabilities and "breathtaking" invasiveness.

By 20 May 2014

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Cisco CEO asks Obama to control NSA surveillance

The CEO of the networking giant warns that revelations of NSA spying are undermining confidence in the tech industry.

By 20 May 2014

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Stuxnet attacks Iran again, reports say

The worm apparently was aimed at a power plant and other sites in southern Iran but was thwarted.

By 26 December 2012

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Crippling Stuxnet virus infected Chevron's network too

Sophisticated virus was intended to knock offline an Iranian nuclear enrichment facility but strayed from its intended target about two years ago.

By 9 November 2012