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Trojan may have stolen data from Japanese space agency

Posted January 18, 2012 A data-stealing Trojan horse may have smuggled out login information to gain access to a cargo shuttle that carries food and equipment to the International Space Station (ISS). Read the full story here.

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Android permissions glitch allows eavesdropping, data theft

Academic researchers have demonstrated flaws in the Android permissions system that could allow rogue applications to gain access to SMS messages, GPS or even record audio from affected devices. Read the story on NakedSecurity.

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Manila AT&T hackers tied to terrorist attack in Mumbai

The FBI worked with the Philippines National Police to arrest hackers who allegedly attacked US telecom companies to raise money for terrorist organizations. Were those arrested simply pawns in a very dangerous game of chess? Check out the story.

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Safeguards for ethical hackers spurned by Australian government

  The Australian government has thumbed its nose at legal safeguards for ethical hackers, according to security researcher Alana Maurushat.industry professionals say they went out of their way to submit proposals for recent reviews of cybercrime laws, but the government decided to reject them all. Read the full story here.

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