CISPA Cyber-Security Bill Gets US House Approval

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Security Technology News' Lead Reporter on 27/04/2012 - 16:00:00

CISPA Cyber-Security Bill Gets US House Approval

A new cyber-security bill's been approved by the US House of Representatives, even though the US President has threatened to stop it coming into law

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Defense Clandestine Service: New US Spy Agency

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Security Technology News' Lead Reporter on 26/04/2012 - 14:40:00

Defense Clandestine Service: New US Spy Agency

The Pentagon is launching a new US spy agency dedicated to global intelligence acquisition and set to focus on Iran and China...

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Xbox 360 Kinect Inspired Security Training System

Posted by Jack Beresford - Security Technology News Reporter on 26/04/2012 - 05:30:00

Xbox 360 Kinect Inspired Security Training System

Microsoft's Kinnect will provide a training platform for security officers who will interact using their voice and movements to control the simulation.

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Russian Speaking Hackers Earn $4.5 Billion Through Cyber Crime in 2011

Posted by Jack Beresford - Security Technology News Reporter on 24/04/2012 - 07:00:00

Russian Speaking Hackers Earn $4.5 Billion Through Cyber Crime in 2011

Russian cyber criminals in 2011 accounted for 36% of reported international cyber crime equating to $7.74 billion, which was double the amount from Russian hackers in 2010.

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FAA Civil UAV Flight Approvals Cause Concern

Posted by Security Technology News' US Correspondent on 23/04/2012 - 15:15:00

FAA Civil UAV Flight Approvals Cause Concern

Unmanned aerial surveillance platforms are set to become a constant presence in US skies following a move that approves their widespread use

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2012 Bahrain Grand Prix Event Security Boosted

Posted by Security Technology News' Global Correspondent on 20/04/2012 - 15:40:00

2012 Bahrain Grand Prix Event Security Boosted

Bahrain's security has been ramped up ahead of the Grand Prix event on 22 April, following a swell in protests staged over the race in recent days

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Facebook Support CISPA to Reduce Cyber Crime

Posted by Jack Beresford - Security Technology News Reporter on 19/04/2012 - 06:15:00

Facebook Support CISPA to Reduce Cyber Crime

Facebook is backing the proposed Cyber-Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), which has been created to track the activities of hackers and terrorists.

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Websites Prepare for EU Cookie Tracking Law

Posted by Security Technology News' Global Correspondent on 18/04/2012 - 12:10:00

Websites Prepare for EU Cookie Tracking Law

From 26 May onwards, internet users will have to agree to let websites install tracking cookies that allow them to know when that user next visits

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British Lord Denies Obama Bounty Claims

Posted by Security Technology News' Global Reporter on 16/04/2012 - 15:20:00

British Lord Denies Obama Bounty Claims

A member of the British Labour party has categorically denied he offered a multi-million pound bounty for the US President to be captured

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Japan Launching Palm-Scanning Biometric ATMs

Posted by Security Technology News' Global Reporter on 12/04/2012 - 11:00:00

Japan Launching Palm-Scanning Biometric ATMs

A Japanese bank plans to put a fleet of palm-scanning ATM machines into service this year that incorporate advanced biometric technology

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