Kaspersky Lab Helped NSA Catch an Alleged Data Thief

The National Security Agency discovered what has been called the largest breach of classified data in its history after a tip from a Russian cyber-security firm that the US government has banned from its networks as a spy threat, according to people familiar with the matter. Federal prosecutors in August 2016 arrested a former NSA contractor,…

India Leapfrogs US, Japan in Automation, AI Adoption: Study

Automation arrived long back in India and the country is now driving Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based technologies globally – even ahead of the US and Japan – a new study said on Tuesday. According to Augmented Human Enterprise – an academic study conducted by Goldsmiths (University of London) and enterprise software provider…

Chief US Spy Catcher Says China Using LinkedIn to Recruit Americans

The United States’ top spy catcher said Chinese espionage agencies are using fake LinkedIn accounts to try to recruit Americans with access to government and commercial secrets, and the company should shut them down. William Evanina, the US counter-intelligence chief, told Reuters in an interview that intelligence and law enforcement officials have told LinkedIn, owned by Microsoft Corp.,…

Trump Lashes Out at Social Media Companies Over ‘Political Censorship’

President Donald Trump on Thursday sharpened his attacks on American social media companies, calling out Google, Facebook, and Twitter by name and declaring to an Indiana crowd, “We will not let large corporations silence conservative voices.” At a rally for Republican Senate nominee Mike Braun, Trump pledged that his administration will protect the “free speech rights of all Americans”…