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WhatsApp ordered to stop sharing user data with Facebook

France’s ultra-strict privacy watchdog CNIL has ordered WhatsApp to stop sharing user data with parent company Facebook. The app has a month to comply with the order, according to a public notice posted to the French website.<p>The query began after WhatsApp added to its terms of service last year …

P.K. Subban Wants to Grow the Game of Hockey. Here's How He Plans to Do It.

P.K. Subban is known for a long list of achievements On the ice, he's a defenseman for the Nashville Predators. He's a Norris Trophy winner, an NHL …

The difference between cybersecurity and cybercrime, and why it matters

A Texas woman in her 50s, let’s call her “Amy,” met a man online calling himself “Charlie.” Amy, who lived in Texas, was in a bad marriage. Charlie …

Kaspersky offers code to prove it's not a Russian stooge

Kaspersky Lab is understandably worried that it might lose US government contracts over fears that it's in bed with the Russian government, and it's making a dramatic offer in a bid to keep the money flowing. Founder Eugene Kaspersky tells the <i>AP</i> that he's willing to provide source code to prove …

Kiev car bomb kills colonel in Ukrainian military intelligence

KIEV (Reuters) - A colonel in Ukraine’s military intelligence was killed by a car bomb in central Kiev on Tuesday, the defense ministry said, describing the incident as a “terrorist act”.<p>Police said an explosive device in the vehicle blew up at 0516 GMT while the car was moving, killing the driver …

Russia

REPORT: There are hundreds of judges in New York who do not have law degrees

Many of the announcements note that the judges, as part of their agreement with the commission, pledge to never seek or accept a job as a judge again.<p>And some of the announcements include a fact that still packs a 21st century punch of surprise: The judges being disciplined are not, and never have …

Palantir goes from Pentagon outsider to Mattis' inner circle

At least three members of the Defense secretary's inner circle worked, lobbied or consulted for the Silicon Valley company.<p>The Trump era has brought a change of fortune for a Silicon Valley software company founded by presidential adviser Peter Thiel — turning it from a Pentagon outcast to a player …

In Video Snippets, a Collector’s Mission: Get Hockey History Right

TORONTO — A humble, 1960s-era home that squats along a quiet north Toronto street is not where one would expect to find something so extraordinary that the hockey world is beating a path to its front door.<p>But this is the bunker of Paul Patskou, 64, a hockey historian and archivist who has provided …

This guy took a Facebook project people hated, made them love it ... and catapulted into an incredible career

The purchase seems almost quaint now, when the Valley is overrun with billion-dollar startups, but it blew the minds of Silicon Valley at the time.<p>It was also the turning point in the career for one early Facebook employee, Pete Hunt.<p>Today Hunt is the cofounding CEO of a security startup called …

Startups

Europe Pumps Out 50% More Cybercrime Attacks Than US

Cyberattacks originating from Europe were substantially higher than nefarious activity launched from the US during the first quarter.

Cybersecurity

Cyber Security: The World's Best And Worst Presented With A Well-Designed Infographic

Countries with the best (blue) and worst (red) malware infection rates.[/caption]<p>It’s no secret that online security is a global problem. Businesses and government agencies are hacked, corporations, hospitals and individuals are held up with ransomware, credit card numbers and passwords are …

Cybersecurity

Is There a Russian Mole Inside the NSA? The CIA? Both?

The latest Shadow Brokers hack exposed classified intel that could only have come from within the NSA, setting the stage for a Cold War ritual—the …

Search the world's largest cybercrime library

The UN Cybersecurity Repository is a massive index of cyber-criminal case law and lessons learned used to train law enforcement officers, …

WikiLeaks’ latest release of CIA cyber-tools could blow the cover on agency hacking operations

WikiLeaks’ latest disclosure of CIA cyber-tools reveals a technique used by the agency to hide its digital tracks, potentially blowing the cover on current and past hacking operations aimed at gathering intelligence on terrorists and other foreign targets.<p>The release Friday of the CIA’s “Marble …

Julian Assange

Hill Republicans say they're growing frustrated with Mattis

The Marine general was welcomed as a moderating force in the Trump administration, but his moves to name Obama veterans to Pentagon posts are irritating allies in key committees.<p>Defense Secretary James Mattis’ unconventional choices for top Pentagon posts and his reluctance to aggressively push for …

Two Russians charged over £2m malware attack on UK banks

Two Russian nationals have been charged with money laundering by detectives investigating a £2m computer malware attack on UK banks.<p>Vugar Mollachiev, 37, and Abdurahman Bazaev, 48, both from Winchmore Hill, north London, were arrested by the Metropolitan police Falcon cybercrime unit on Friday.<p>They …

The Yahoo hack is the clearest sign yet that Russia has merged criminal hacking with a larger mission

The indictment was the first time the US had charged Russian government officials with cyber crimes, offering the clearest sign yet that Russian intelligence officials are recruiting people to engage in criminal hacking — both for personal financial gain and to spy on targets ranging from Russian …

Russia

A guided tour of the cybercrime underground

<b>One of the strange features of cybercrime is how much of it is public.</b><p>A quick search will turn up forums and sites where stolen goods, credit cards and data are openly traded.<p>But a glance into those places may not give you much idea about what is going on.<p>"Everyone can join as long as you speak …

Credit Cards

Here Are Some Papers Written By An Arrested Russian Cyber Security Researcher

Ruslan Stoyanov was an influential investigator of Russia cybercrime before his December arrest by the Russian government on charges of treason.<p>SAN FRANCISCO — Ruslan Stoyanov, the Russian cybersecurity researcher arrested in December under treason charges, wrote a number of influential papers …

Australia will teach world's first cyber crime university course

Australia said on Friday it will offer the world's first university course to train intelligence analysts to fight cyber crime, prompted by …

Can America's Spies Work With Russia's?

Trump’s hoped-for cooperation is doomed if not.<p>Among the reasons President Donald Trump has cited for seeking a better relationship between the United States and Russia is the number of common evils the two countries face, including terrorism. “Wouldn’t it be great,” he has mused, “if we actually …

Kremlin Critic Says Russian Premier, Dmitri Medvedev, Built Property Empire on Graft

MOSCOW — Prime Minister Dmitri A. Medvedev of Russia has built a lavish empire of mansions, country estates, luxury yachts, an Italian vineyard and an 18th-century palace in St. Petersburg, the Kremlin’s most vocal critic and anticorruption crusader, Aleksei A. Navalny, said in a report published …

Montenegro 'to indict Russian spy behind coup plot'

Montenegro is reportedly preparing to indict the Russian intelligence officer it accuses of masterminding a bloody coup plot to stop the Balkan nation joining Nato.<p>Eduard Sismakov, an officer with Russia’s GRU military intelligence service, is accused of running a web of Serbian and Russian …

How to Lay Out a Tiny, 330-Square Foot Studio Apartment

We love a teeny apartment, and we especially love a teeny apartment that proves that you can have it all in a small space: a cozy bedroom nook, …

Ikea Alternatives - Where To Shop Scandinavian

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to say goodbye to one of our oldest and dearest friends: IKEA.<p>It’s not that we don’t love the Scandi style …

South Korea, Next Olympics Host, Went Shopping in North America to Build Its Hockey Teams

SEOUL, South Korea — Some female college students received emails a few years ago that sounded like a phishing scam, offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for free travel and a spot on South Korea’s Olympic women’s hockey team.<p>The offers were sincere. Officials in South Korea had apparently …

A supersonic life: The story of Concorde Alpha Foxtrot

Swiss spoof video goes after Trump in the most brutal way

Switzerland has given Donald Trump all the reasons why he should put "Switzerland Second."<p>Sound familiar?<p>It will do, if you've watched that cheeky …