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Chinese hackers may have stolen your medical records

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A man types on a computer keyboard in this 2013 photo illustration. (Kacper Pempel/Reuters) Chinese hackers have stolen medical records for 4.5 million patients, according to a regulatory filing from Community Health Systems, a publicly-traded company that runs 206 hospitals

Schneier: ‘Most of the world is under surveillance’

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Bruce Schneier ( @Bruce_Schneier) is an internationally renowned security technologist. He helped the Guardian analyze top-secret NSA documents leaked by Edward Snowden. Schneier is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, a program

U.S. Suspicions of China’s Huawei Based Partly on NSA’s Own Spy Tricks

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Fears of Chinese espionage based on "back doors" built into computer hardware have prompted the U.S. government to block China's technology giant Huawei from doing business on U.S. shores. Such suspicions may come in large part from the knowledge that

Hackers break into Israeli defence computers, says security company

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Hackers broke into Israeli defence ministry computers via an email attachment tainted with malicious software, according to an Israeli cyber-security company. Aviv Raff, chief technology officer at Seculert, said the hackers temporarily took over 15 computers this month, one of

NSA critic Bruce Schneier joins new firm

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Bruce Schneier has revealed his latest post after leaving BT — the role of chief technology officer at security firm Co3 Systems. The well-known security expert and vocal critic of the National Security Agency (NSA) revealed in a blog post

NSA says Snowden took documents from internal website

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(Reuters) – Former security contractor Edward Snowden was able to obtain secret documents revealing a massive U.S. spying effort from the National Security Agency's internal website, U.S. officials said according to a report on Wednesday. The classified documents leaked by