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Osama Bin Laden didn't encrypt his computer files - not such a mastermind then..

Osama Bin Laden didn't encrypt his computer files - not such a mastermind then..

Ooops. If you're running a terrorist organisation, it might make sense to encrypt your files.

Clearly Osama Bin Laden didn't realise that - as some of the documents seized during the raid on his hideout in Pakistan have been made public for the first time.

Why Pakistan's move against online crypto is a dangerous idea

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Reports from Pakistan suggest the country's telecomms authority is pressing ISPs to comply with regulations which restrict the use of end-to-end encryption.

But this won't improve security, even against militants. In general, it will make things worse.

Indian government computers hit by Chinese spyware attack?

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Sources inside India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) have confirmed to the media that "several" of its 600 computers have been infected by spyware. The spyware is said to affect computers inside the section of the Indian ministry which deals Read more…

Pakistani hackers hit Indian railway website

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The official website of Eastern Railway, part of the state-owned Indian railway network, was struck by an SQL Injection attack earlier this week by a hacking gang believed to be based in Pakistan. According to reports, the www.easternrailway.gov.in website was Read more…