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Stories by Michael Kan

Snowden's ex-boss offers tips on stopping insider threats

Steven Bay, a former defense contractor, knows a thing or two about insider threats. For a brief period, he was the boss of Edward Snowden, the famous leaker who stole sensitive files from the National Security Agency.

Written by Michael Kan24 March 17 04:10

Russia will strike US elections again, FBI warns

Future U.S. elections may very well face Russian attempts to interfere with the outcome, the FBI and the National Security Agency warned on Monday.

Written by Michael Kan21 March 17 06:50

Crime ring used Amazon, eBay to sell stolen printer ink

A dozen suspects are accused of raking in at least US$12 million by putting stolen ink cartridges and retail electronics up for sale on Amazon and eBay, New York’s attorney general said on Wednesday.

Written by Michael Kan16 March 17 07:50

Mirai is the hydra of IoT security: too many heads to cut off

Efforts to stop Mirai, a malware found infecting thousands of IoT devices, have become a game of whack-a-mole, with differing opinions over whether hackers or the security community are making any headway.

Written by Michael Kan14 March 17 11:30