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Times of India

Security fears over Election Commission-Google tie-up
Times of India
... agencies like NSA (National Security Agency) for global cyberspying, to provide electoral registration and facilitation services by providing them the whole database of registered voters in India," the Indian Infosec Consortium said in the capital ...
Google-Election Commission tie-up talks alarm cyber groupBusiness Standard

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NSA Warns of Rogue System Administrators 1996
Cryptome.org
Although the author's identity has been redacted, the article bio states he joined NSA in 1986 and was an intelligence analyst in the ISSO's Threat Analysis Division (V52) where he was the primary editor of the National INFOSEC Intelligence Review ...

 

Google-Election Commission tie-up talks alarm cyber group
Business Standard
"This will lead to a goldmine of intelligence," said Jiten Jain, a member of the Indian Infosec Consortium (IIC), an association of professionals working in the field of cyber security and are critics of the proposed relationship between EC and Google ...
Security fears over Election Commission-Google tie-upTimes of India

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Google-Election Commission tie-up talks alarm cyber group
Business Standard (blog)
"This will lead to a goldmine of intelligence," said Jiten Jain, a member of the Indian Infosec Consortium (IIC), an association of professionals working in the field of cyber security and are critics of the proposed relationship between EC and Google ...

 
BlackBerry, in an effort to protect one of its key designs, has filed a copyright infringement suit against a company co-founded by Ryan Seacrest that makes a keyboard case for the iPhone.
 

According to a blog post from fox-it.com, they found ads.yahoo.com serving malicious ads from Yahoo's home page as early as December 30th. The malicious traffic appeared to come from the following subnets 192.133.137.0/24 and 193.169.245.0/24. Most infections seem to be in Europe.   Yahoo appears to be aware and addressing the issue, according to the blog.

Has anyone else seen this?

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The NSA is spending some $80 million in basic research on quantum computing, money that may ultimately help commercialize quantum computing for the private sector.
 
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