US agencies to release cyberthreat information faster to the health-care industry

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By Grant Gross, IDG News Service | August 21st, 2014 Representatives of the FBI and DHS say they’re looking at ways to get more information into the hands of health-care providers. U.S government agencies will work to release cyberthreat information faster to the health-care industry after a massive breach at hospital operator Community Health Systems,…

Tor hints at possible U.S. government involvement in recent attack

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By Jon Gold, Network World | July 31,st 2014 Anonymity network hacked with sophisticated traffic correlation technique. Hackers attacked the infrastructure of Tor, the anonymizing service, earlier this month in an incident that may have compromised a number of hidden services, according to an announcement posted today by the Tor Project’s director, Roger Dingledine. Dingledine…

Solar power war between U.S. and Asia escalates

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By Lucas Mearian, Computerworld | July 28th, 2014 On the positive side, with the influx of cheap solar cells, the U.S. will be able to achieve its six-gigawatt installation goal this year. The decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce to impose steep tariffs on solar cell imports from China and Taiwan has some industry…

Hackers inside Chinese military steal U.S. corporate trade secrets

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By David Geer, CSO | July 22nd, 2014 In May, a grand jury in the Western District of Pennsylvania indicted five members of the Chinese military on charges of hacking and economic espionage, according to a May 19 U.S. Department of Justice media release. Per the same release, the targets were six U.S. enterprises operating…