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After paying $4m for bugs, Google offers new grants for suspected but unproven flaws  02 February 2015 
Source: ZDNet Blogs - Posted by Alex   
Google has launched a new vulnerability research grants program, offering cash to top security researchers who want to investigate potential bugs - even if the flaws turn out to be nothing.
No, Department of Justice, 80 Percent of Tor Traffic Is Not Child Porn  28 January 2015 
Source: Wired - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The debate over online anonymity, and all the whistleblowers, trolls, anarchists, journalists and political dissidents it enables, is messy enough. It doesn’t need the US government making up bogus statistics about how much that anonymity facilitates child pornography.
Barrett Brown Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison in Connection to Stratfor Hack  23 January 2015 
Source: Wired - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Barrett Brown, who became a cause célèbre after he was charged with crimes related to the 2011 Stratfor hack, will not go free as his supporters hoped. He was sentenced today in Texas to five years and three months in prison.
Why I Hope Congress Never Watches Blackhat  20 January 2015 
Source: Wired - Posted by Dave Wreski   
What a strange time. Last week I was literally walking the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of Michael Mann’s Blackhat, a crime thriller that I had the good fortune to work on as a “hacker adviser” (my actual screen credit). Today, all I’m thinking is, please, God, don’t let anybody in Congress see the film.
N.S.A. Breached North Korean Networks Before Sony Attack, Officials Say  19 January 2015 
Source: NY Times - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The trail that led American officials to blame North Korea for the destructive cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment in November winds back to 2010, when the National Security Agency scrambled to break into the computer systems of a country considered one of the most impenetrable targets on earth.
Exclusive: White House says net neutrality legislation not needed  16 January 2015 
Source: Reuters - Posted by Alex   
The White House on Thursday said legislation was not necessary to settle so-called "net neutrality" rules because the Federal Communications Commission had the authority to write them.
NSA official: Support of backdoored Dual_EC_DRBG was “regrettable”  15 January 2015 
Source: arsTechnica - Posted by Dave Wreski   
It was a mistake for the National Security Agency to support a critical cryptographic function after researchers presented evidence that it contained a fatal flaw that could be exploited by US intelligence agents, the agency's research director said.
White House Backs Raft of New Cyber Security Laws  14 January 2015 
Source: Security Ledger - Posted by Alex   
President Obama used a speech at the Federal Trade Commission on Monday to call for a raft of new laws and reforms that would protect the privacy and online security of U.S. citizens and corporations.
FBI director again points to North Korea for Sony attack  08 January 2015 
Source: Network World - Posted by Anthony Pell   
North Korean hackers left footprints when they breached Sony Pictures Entertainment late last year, the director of the FBI said Wednesday.
U.S. Sanctions 10 For Sony Hack, Keeps Mum on Evidence  05 January 2015 
Source: Security Ledger - Posted by Dave Wreski   
As the New York Times reports, the Obama administration doubled down on its recent allegation that the Democratic Peoples Republic of North Korea (DPRK) was behind the hacking of Sony Pictures, announcing sanctions on 10 senior North Korean officials and several organizations in response to the incident.
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