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Chinese Spies Took the NSA's Hacking Tools

Chinese Spies Took the NSA's Hacking Tools

Based on the timing of the attacks and clues in the computer code, researchers with the firm Symantec believe the Chinese did not steal the code but captured it from an N.S.A. attack on their own computers, like a gunslinger who grabs an enemy's rifle and starts blasting away.

West Virginia Will Allow Blockchain Voting

West Virginia Will Allow Blockchain Voting

Though Kersey admits theres no telling for certain whether the app can be compromised, West Virginia is undeterred, especially given the really good response rate officials saw during the midterms last year. We are not saying mobile voting is the best solution to the problem, we are not saying that blockchain technology is the best solution to storage of security data, Kersey tells LongHash.

NYC Subway Denies Using Real-Time Face Recognition Screens in Times Square

NYC Subway Denies Using Real-Time Face Recognition Screens in Times Square

Young says that the recordings arent being monitored to identify individuals in the footage, though. There is absolutely no facial recognition component to these cameras, no facial recognition software, or anything else that could be used to automatically identify people in any way.

FTC May Hold Zuckerberg Personally Responsible For Facebook Privacy Failures

FTC May Hold Zuckerberg Personally Responsible For Facebook Privacy Failures

According to NBC, FTC officials are discussing whether and how to hold Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg personally accountable for the company's history of mismanaging users private data. However, NBC said its sources "wouldn't elaborate on what measures are specifically under consideration.

If We Believed Russia Helped Trump Win The Election.

If We Believed Russia Helped Trump Win The Election.

We are still going through the piles of evidence and comparing it to spycraft (which we of course know nothing about). But, we have heard the arguments in favor of the spying case and are here to write a quick nonspy article from the perspective of one who thinks that the Russians did in fact help Trump.