A slew of US tech companies have been dropped from China's Ministry of Finance's approved government procurement list, including Apple, McAfee, Citrix Systems and Cisco Systems, Reuters reported.
The National Crime Agencyís National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) worked with law enforcement colleagues in the Netherlands, Italy and Germany, co-ordinated through Europolís European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), to shut down command and control servers used by the RAMNIT botnet.
"The investigation into the intrusion methods described in the document and the sophisticated attacks that Gemalto detected in 2010 and 2011 give us reasonable grounds to believe that an operation by NSA and GCHQ probably happened," Gemalto announced on Wednesday.
There is a lot to like in the $6 billion Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program being administered by the DHS across more than 100 federal civilian agencies.
Film director Laura Poitras' Citizenfour has been recognized as past year's Best Documentary Feature by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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