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Spy firm springs another leak

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Until middle-ranking employee Edward Snowden hit the headlines, the activities of US management consultant Booz Allen Hamilton remained largely unknown to the general public. As a major defence contractor to the US Government, the company prefers to stay out of the limelight, but a second major security leak has raised… Read more »

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Poor security allows massive Canadian hack

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Hackers have stolen information relating to around 45 million accounts from VerticalScope, a Canadian media company. They have breached over one thousand support forums and online community websites on home, tech and sports – leaving millions of users’ records exposed. The massive breach, which took place in February, has only… Read more »

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Democrats hacked by Russian Bears

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Hundreds of files of confidential political research produced by the Democratic Party continue to be leaked after last week’s hack attack. US security firm Crowdstrike had revealed that two groups of Russian hackers were implicated in the break-in targeting the Democratic National Congress’s computer network – stealing research on Republican… Read more »

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