- Computers belonging to South Korean government officials have been
infiltrated by targeted malware in email. Chinese hackers are
suspected. Contrary to what this article says, I'm betting that
the attachments were PDFs, which are currently the document of
choice when attempting to infect journalists' machines.
- Another intriguing academic paper, this time on the
structure of the Russian political blogosphere. Commentators
continue to post mostly on the LiveJournal platform and are less
politically divided than the United States.
- Russian police
investigate the Russian-language Wikipedia on suspicion of hosting extremist
- The United Kingdom renews plans to centrally store every
source and destination of
every email, phone call and website visit for "at least a
- ...while India's home ministry has
told mobile phone companies to store every SMS text message
for six months. Currently the companies keep messages for just for two days.
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