Cyber Rehab Agency

It has been revealed that National Crime Agency (NCA) was holding a cyber rehab camp for teenagers caught carrying cyber attacks. Those that attended the center learned about responsible use of cyber-skills and were given career advice about the computer security industry. Commenting on the news is Javvad Malik, security advocate at AlienVault, who praised the initiative, saying:

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China set to launch an ‘unhackable’ internet communication

News has surfaced that China is set to launch an ‘unhackable’ internet communications network. The technology it has turned to is quantum cryptography, a radical break from the traditional encryption methods around. The Chinese project in the city of Jinan has been touted as a milestone by state media. Commenting on the story is Javvad Malik, security advocate at AlienVault, who had this to say:

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China is launching a new ‘unhackable’ network

News broke yesterday that China is launching a new, “unhackable” network – at least in the sense that any attack on it would be quickly detected. The technology it has turned to is quantum cryptography, a radical break from the traditional encryption methods around. The Chinese project in the city of Jinan has been touted as a milestone by state media.

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China Creating ‘Unhackable Network’

It has been reported today that China is launching a new, “unhackable” network – at least in the sense that any attack on it would be quickly detected. The technology it has turned to is quantum cryptography, a radical break from the traditional encryption methods around. The Chinese project in the city of Jinan has been touted as a milestone by state media.

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AlphaBay and Hansa dark web sites taken down after globally coordinated operation

News is currently breaking that two major law enforcement operations, led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the Dutch National Police, with the support of Europol, have shut down the infrastructure of an underground criminal economy responsible for the trading of over 350,000 illicit commodities including drugs, firearms and cybercrime malware.

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$1500 Smart Gun Hacked using $15 magnets

It has been revealed that a $1500 smart gun, intended to reduce gun crime, has been developed with a huge flaw which can be exposed by cheap magnets. The vulnerability could allow a hacker to exploit a number of its features including being able to override the security software. Commenting on the news is Cesare Garlati, chief security strategist at the prpl Foundation. He said:

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Sweden leaked every car owners’ details last year, then tried to hush it up

News broke yesterday that the Swedish transport agency suffered a major data breach, and then subsequently attempted to cover it up. Following the outsourcing of its databases and networks to, every conceivable top secret database was leaked: fighter pilots, SEAL team operators, police suspects, people under witness relocation.

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