White House ‘rumoured to close State Department’s only cyber security office’ as top diplomat quits

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (R) and ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson (L) attend at the ceremony of the signing of an agreement between state-controlled Russian oil company Rosneft and ExxonMobil in June 2012 MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/AFP/Getty …http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-cyber-security-office-white-house-closure-rumours-christopher-painter-a7848076.html

A Solar Eclipse Could Wipe Out 9,000 Megawatts of Power Supplies

Not since the days of the now-legendary Silk Road has a single site dominated the dark web’s black market as completely, and for as long, as the online bazaar known as AlphaBay. And with the news that the site has been torn down by a law enforcement raid–and one of its leaders found dead in a Thai….

Farewell dossier proves US tech and research stolen, July 19, 1981

On this day in tech history, documents collected by an engineer turned spy proved the Soviets had been stealing American technological research and development.http://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/edn-moments/4390741/Farewell-dossier-proves-US-tech-and-research-stolen–July-19–1981

Qatari websites hacked: As cyber warfare gains prominence, countries may be at risk without even realising it

Though cyber warfare has allowed countries to carry out their operations at a faster pace and in larger areas using deceit as weapon, like every technology it has also gotten out of hand The post Qatari websites hacked: As cyber warfare gains prominence, countries may be at risk without even realising it appeared first on Firstpost .

Cybercriminals can take a class on stealing credit cards

Criminals offer structured advice for others who want to steal and use your financial data.http://money.cnn.com/2017/07/19/technology/credit-card-stealing-class-digital-shadows/index.html?section=money_topstories&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:%20rss/money_topstories%20%28CNNMoney:%20Top%20Stories%29

Uber, Ola, Airbnb might soon use Aadhaar for identification: Report

The all-important Aadhaar is likely to gain even more ground as consumer-facing internet companies like Ola, Uber and Airbnb are contemplating using it for verification. BuzzFeed News reported that Ola and Uber had been exploring the Aadhaar option to verify drivers while Airbnb was planning to use it for Indian hosts on its platform.http://www.bgr.in/news/uber-ola-airbnb-might-soon-use-aadhaar-for-identification-report/

DIA Reveals New Details of Russian Information Warfare

freebeacon.com – BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertz July 7, 2017 5:00 am Russian military forces are using information warfare tools to confront the United States, according to a new Defense Intelligence Agency report.… Tweeted by @Cyber_CIP_CI https://twitter.http://freebeacon.com/national-security/dia-reveals-new-details-russian-information-warfare/