Tag: Operating system

Hackers Used Windows Bug to Spy on Ukraine Officials

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For months this summer, unidentified hackers used a previously unknown hole in Microsoft Corp. ’s Windows operating system to spy on North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Ukrainian officials, according to an investigation by a U.S. cybersecurity company. Microsoft released a

China to ditch US consulting firms over suspected espionage

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State-owned Chinese companies will cease to work with US consulting companies like McKinsey and Boston Consulting Group over fears they are spying on behalf of the US government. US consulting companies McKinsey, BCG, Bain & Company, and Strategy&, formerly Booz

India developing own OS to boost cybersecurity

The Indian Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) is developing the country’s own operating system (OS) in a bid to establish a more robust cybersecurity environment.  India currently is dependent on many imported OSes based on Windows and Linux, which

NSA Releases SE Android With Better Sandboxing, Access-Control Policies

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  The National Security Agency has publicly released SE Android, a secure version of Google's mobile operating system. A security-enhanced version of Android, SE Android would enforce stricter access-control policies and better sandboxing than what is currently available in the