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Krebs Daily Briefing 26 November 2014

International In Moscow, a Financial District in Name Only MOSCOW — In the coveted corner office, a bearded man in sweatpants scrambled eggs at a kitchenette, all the while taking in the serene beauty of the city lights twinkling far below. In the conference room, or as the company prefers to call it, the “common […]

Krebs Daily Briefing 25 November 2014

International Goldman to Disclose Profit It Made on Libyan Trades        LONDON — Goldman Sachs will disclose how much it earned on a set of complex derivatives trades at the heart of a lawsuit brought by Libya’s sovereign wealth fund, the two parties decided before a hearing Monday. The Libyan Investment Authority is suing Goldman in […]

Krebs Daily Briefing 24 November 2014

International House Intel Committee dismisses some Benghazi myths The House Intelligence Committee dismissed on Friday a number of the most persistent myths about the 2012 terrorist attacks at a diplomatic outpost in Benghazi. The committee, chaired by Republican Chairman Mike Rogers of Michigan, found the U.S. government didn’t fail to send assistance to the Americans […]

Krebs Daily Briefing 21 November 2014

International The Age of the Lone Wolf Intifada Jerusalem — A small crowd stands outside a synagogue, chanting “death to terrorists” and “revenge,” hours after two Palestinian men armed with knives, axes and a gun hacked worshippers to death. Four bodies are still inside, still wrapped in their bloodied prayer shawls. “This happened because we talk […]

Krebs Daily Briefing 20 November 2014

International Hackers Can Steal Data Wirelessly From PCs That Aren’t Even Online When governments, utilities and corporations need to protect their most sensitive data, they create what’s called an air-gap network. It involves storing information on computers that are never connected to the Internet, an extreme method of isolation designed to prevent any chance of […]