CIA Halts Public Access to Open Source Service as of December 31, 2013

October 8, 2013 Steven Aftergood Categories: Intelligence, Resources For more than half a century, the public has been able to access a wealth of information collected by U.S. intelligence from unclassified, open sources around the world.  At the end of this year, the Central Intelligence Agency will terminate that access. The U.S. intelligence community’s Open…

Stabuniq Trojan rapidly stealing data from US banks

  Author : Mohit Kumar on 12/23/2012 04:26:00 AM   Trojan.Stabuniq geographic distribution by unique IP address   Security researchers from Symantec have identified a new Trojan that appears to be targeting financial institutions. Dubbed Trojan.Stabuniq, the malware has been collecting information from infected systems potentially for the preparation of a more damaging attack.  . According to researchers,…

Amphetamine use increases risk of aortic tears in young adults, UT Southwestern researchers report

2010 study posted for filing Contact: LaKisha Ladson lakisha.ladson@utsouthwestern.edu 214-648-3404 UT Southwestern Medical Center DALLAS – Aug. 17, 2010 – Young adults who abuse amphetamines may be at greater risk of suffering a tear in the main artery leading from the heart, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found. In the study, published in the…

Microsoft STALKS YOU even more than supermarkets do, says dev

Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/11/29/web_tracking/ Hey, get your tracker kit out of my trouser browser By John Leyden Posted in Security, 29th November 2012 12:57 GMT Free whitepaper – Gartner: Secure Web Gateway Malware Detection Techniques Web-tracking is rife on technology vendor websites, with Microsoft among the worst offenders. Tech sites serve up even more trackers than the…

Briton who launched first web page in 1990 reiterates opposition to extending government control of internet

Tim Berners-Lee: the internet has no off switch Charles Arthur and agencies guardian.co.uk,         Wednesday 5 September 2012 12.02 EDT Sir Tim Berners-Lee at the launch of the World Wide Web Foundation in London, where he said the internet ‘has no one off switch’. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA There is no “off switch” for the internet, says…