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Security NewsIntelligence Gap: How a Chinese National Gained Access to Arizona’s Terror Center

The un-vetted computer engineer plugged into law enforcement networks and a database of 5 million Arizona drivers in a possible breach that was kept secret for years.

For five months in 2007, the Chinese national and computer programmer opened his laptop and enjoyed access to a wide range of sensitive information, including the Arizona driver’s license database, other law enforcement databases, and potentially a roster of intelligence analysts and investigators … (more…)

Security NewsThe website of Apple developers has been hacked

The American company Apple was forced to disable a service for application developers because of a hacker attack, according to the company’s website.

In a statement, the company stated that the attack on the site started last Thursday, and was likely to intruders personal information of registered users of the resource.

“Confidential information are stored in encrypted form, and access to it was closed, but we do not exclude the possibility that the names, addresses and e-mail addresses of some users might fall into the wrong hands,” – said in a statement.

At the moment our specialists are working on strengthening security, software update and restore databases. The exact start time of the resource is not reported. (more…)