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Gemalto: NSA and GCHQ probably did hack us, but there was no massive leak of encryption keys

SIM card maker Gemalto has confirmed that its network was hacked – probably by the NSA and GCHQ – but said the breach could not have resulted in a massive theft of encryption keys.

Gemalto presents the findings of its investigations into the alleged hacking of SIM card encryption keysGemalto presents th

Amsterdam, February 25, 2015 – Following the release of a report by a news website on February 19, 2015, Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), has conducted a thorough investigation, based in particular on two elements: the purported NSA and GCHQ documents which were made public by this website,

New agency to sniff out threats in cyberspace

The Obama administration is establishing a new agency to combat the deepening threat from cyberattacks, and its mission will be to fuse intelligence from around the government when a crisis occurs.

Feds identify suspected ‘second leaker’ for Snowden reporters

Edward Snowden, left, appears with Glenn Greenwald in a scene from the documentary Citizenfour. (Radius TWC/AP …The FBI has identified an employee of a federal contracting firm suspected of being the so-called “second leaker” who turned over sensitive documents about the U.S.