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US Govt Employees Data Hacked, China Rejects Reports of Chinese Hackers Behind it

Despite strong antidote to Chinese hacking attempts last year over North Korean hackers taking down Sony and other major websites, hackers again attacked the US Office of Personnel Management compromising information on government workers, government employee records and security clearances. The role of Chinese hackers is serious suspected by the US law enforcement sources who told Reuters that a “foreign ...

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Xiaomi ‘Redmi 1S’ Phones Banned by IAF on Suspicion of Illegal Data Transfer to China

Indian Air Force has banned the use of Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi’s Redmi 1s budget phones among its rank and file, including their families over some confirmed reports that the user data is automatically sent home to servers in Beijing raising serious security and privacy concerns. Citing the interntional security firm’s advisory, a note issued by IAF said: “F-secure, a leading ...

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