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  • CHICAGO, Aug 17- Older Americans are especially vulnerable to scams and identity theft, and Medicare is doing something about it. But that is the only good news surrounding a sweeping federal initiative to bolster fraud defenses by reducing the widespread use of Social Security numbers as identifiers throughout the government. Medicare cards use an...

  • FRANKFURT, Aug 11- A cyber-spying group with suspected links to Russian military intelligence was probably behind a campaign targeting hotel guests in eight mostly European countries last month, researchers at security firm FireEye said on Friday. The wave of attacks during the first week of July targeted travellers who were staying in several hotel chains...

  • JAKARTA, Aug 9- Indonesian security companies have seen a surge in demand for guards to protect palm oil plantations from fruit thieves and land grabbers, amid a rebound in prices of the commodity used to churn out everything from cooking oil to soap. Unclear regulations on land ownership in palm-growing regions such as Sumatra and Kalimantan have also led to...

  • Tep Vanny was convicted in late February of aggravated intentional violence from the March 2013 protest, in which several government security personnel were hurt. Wearing an orange prison uniform, Tep Vanny condemned the decision as an "injustice." Tep Vanny is known for demonstrating against evictions from the capital's Boeng Kak lakeshore community, where...

  • Aug 7- Private massages are one indulgence that Macau real estate developer Ng Lap Seng must forgo as a condition of staying in his luxury Manhattan apartment after being convicted of bribing United Nations officials, a U.S. judge ruled on Monday. District Judge Vernon Broderick in Manhattan said at a court hearing that the 69- year-old billionaire could no...

  • NEW YORK— A judge tightened security Monday at the luxury Manhattan apartment where a Chinese billionaire convicted of bribing United Nations diplomats will likely reside under 24- hour guard until sentencing. A jury convicted Ng of paying over $1.7 million in bribes to two ambassadors from 2010 to 2015 to arrange support to construct a huge U.N. conference...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 26- The Trump administration's refusal to publicly accuse Russia and others in a wave of politically motivated hacking attacks is creating a policy vacuum that security experts fear will encourage more cyber warfare. In the past three months, hackers broke into official websites in Qatar, helping to create a regional crisis; suspected...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 26- The Trump administration's refusal to publicly accuse Russia and others in a wave of politically motivated hacking attacks is creating a policy vacuum that security experts fear will encourage more cyber warfare. In the past three months, hackers broke into official websites in Qatar, helping to create a regional crisis; suspected...

  • Leon Black, chairman and chief executive officer of Apollo Global Management LLC

    Apollo Global Management is said to be preparing to file paperwork with the SEC that could value ADT at $15 billion.

  • Trump aware of DC shooting and monitoring

    Jeff Lanza, retired FBI special agent, talks about the shooting at a baseball field in Virginia during a Congressional baseball practice, and what security measures, if any, should be made to protect lawmakers and other high-level officials.

  • UK PM defends policing record as Corbyn calls for her resignation

    With the U.K. General Election just days away, CNBC’s Willem Marx comments on how dominant the topic of security is in the last few days of campaigning.

  • BEIJING, May 30- Hong Kong- listed Frontier Services Group, co-founded by former U.S. military services contractor Erik Prince, said it had acquired 25 percent of a Chinese security training facility, the company's latest move to tap into China's Belt and Road development plan. Security experts say Chinese firms face mounting risks as they expand along...

  • Computer hackers can be foiled if users take precautions when banking online.

    Here are nine easy ways to help keep your financial data out of the hands of cybercriminals.

  • *First working day in Asia since attacks hit. The countries most affected by WannaCry were the same as Friday: Russia, Taiwan, Ukraine and India, Avast's data showed. Earlier on Monday, Chinese traffic police and schools reported they had been targeted as the attack rolled into Asia for the new work week, but no there were no major disruptions.

  • *First working day in Asia since attacks hit. LONDON/ WASHINGTON, May 15- The global WannaCry "ransomware" cyber attack spread more slowly on Monday with no major infections reported, as attention shifted to investment and government policy implications of lax cyber security. Earlier on Monday, Chinese traffic police and schools reported they had been targeted...

  • *Attackers use tools honed by U.S. National Security Agency. TORONTO/ FRANKFURT, May 13- Businesses around the world scrambled on Saturday to prepare for a renewed cyber attack, convinced that a lull in a computer offensive that has stopped car factories, hospitals, schools and other organizations in around 100 countries was only temporary.

  • SINGAPORE/ LONDON, May 13- A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries, disrupting Britain's health system and global shipper FedEx. The ransomware encrypted data on the computers, demanding payments of $300 to $600 to...

  • WASHINGTON, May 12- A global cyber attack on Friday renewed concerns about whether the U.S. National Security Agency and other countries' intelligence services too often horde software vulnerabilities for offensive purposes, rather than quickly alerting technology companies to such flaws. "These attacks underscore the fact that vulnerabilities will be...

  • *Tens of billions of dollars pour into China's " Silk Road". SHANGHAI/ BEIJING, April 24- Global security companies and their smaller Chinese rivals are jostling for business along Beijing's modern-day " Silk Road," the grandiose plan for land and sea routes connecting the world's second largest economy with the rest of Asia and beyond. It won't be easy, however, with...

  • Feb 21- Shares in U.S. private prison operators CoreCivic Inc and Geo Group, already buoyed by hopes they would profit from a Republican administration, may rise further on immigration curbs and narrow a valuation gap with REIT peers. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's detention centers are all outsourced to private operators.