Cyber-spies have managed to plant snooping software in Cisco routers, located on three continents, which direct traffic around the Internet.
Security research firm FireEye says it has so far found 14 instances of the router implants in India, Mexico, Philippines and Ukraine, adding that this may be just the tip of the iceberg and that the problem could potentially affect routers from other makers.
A U.S. judge on Tuesday certified a class action against Target Corp brought by several banks over the retailer’s massive data breach in 2013.
Civil rights NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) has launched a legal challenge to find out if its information was shared between the US National Security Agency (NSA) and the UK’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ).
The organisation is unhappy that a ruling by the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) in February did not reveal the full extent of intelligence sharing.
The poll found that only 10 percent of Norwegians found the use of tracking devices unacceptable, while 60 percent were in favour.