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NSA headquarters
NSA headquarters


Claims That Secret Malware In European Network Traced To NSA And GCHQ

Complex malware known as Regin is the suspected technology behind sophisticated cyberattacks conducted by U.S. and British intelligence agencies on the European Union and a Belgian telecommunications company, according to security industry sources and technical analysis conducted by The Intercept. Regin was found on infected internal computer systems and email servers at Belgacom, a partly […]

Google Mountain View campus garden
Google Mountain View campus garden


Yahoo Replaces Google As Default Search Engine On Firefox

Yahoo! replaced Google as the default search engine on Firefox browsers in the U.S., as Yahoo Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer seeks out more partnerships to boost the Web portal’s traffic and revenue. Google had been the automatic search option for the Internet browser, developed by Mountain View, California-based Mozilla Corp., since 2004. Under the […]

Ron Paul. Photo by David Carlyon, Wikipedia Commons
Ron Paul. Photo by David Carlyon, Wikipedia Commons


Ron Paul: Internet Gambling Ban: A Winner For Sheldon Adelson, A Losing Bet For The Rest Of Us – OpEd

Most Americans, regardless of ideology, oppose “crony capitalism” or “cronyism.” Cronyism is where politicians write laws aimed at helping their favored business beneficiaries. Despite public opposition to cronyism, politicians still seek to use the legislative process to help special interests. For example, Congress may soon vote on legislation outlawing Internet gambling. It is an open […]