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Syrian militants may come to Kazakhstan
Syrian militants may come to Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan authorities should give specially attention to internal security until the military conflict in Syria is fully settled: political analyst Aidos Sarym.

Syrian militants may come to Kazakhstan
Emergency warning loudspeakers to be installed in Astana and Almaty in 2015
Emergency warning loudspeakers to be installed in Astana and Almaty in 2015

Residents of Astana and Almaty cities will be warned about emergency situation through loudspeakers that will be installed in the streets in 2015.

Emergency warning loudspeakers to be installed in Astana and Almaty in 2015
Venezuela's Interior and Justice Minister Miguel Rodriguez Torres. ©Reuters/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Venezuela arrests three in Air France cocaine case

Three members of Venezuela's security forces were arrested in connection with the 1.3 tonnes of cocaine French police found aboard an Air France flight that originated in Caracas.

Venezuela arrests three in Air France cocaine case
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Tech-backed coalition makes transparency push global

An Internet freedom coalition backed by US technology giants asked Thursday for 21 countries to release information on national security and law enforcement data requests.

Tech-backed coalition makes transparency push global
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Britain has secret Middle East web surveillance base: report

Britain is running a secret Internet surveillance station in the Middle East, a report said Thursday citing the latest leaked documents obtained by fugitive US security contractor Edward Snowden.

Britain has secret Middle East web surveillance base: report
Brazil to raise alleged US spying during Kerry visit next week
Brazil to raise alleged US spying during Kerry visit next week

Allegations of US electronic spying in Brazil will be raised when US Secretary of State John Kerry visits the country next week.

Brazil to raise alleged US spying during Kerry visit next week
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'Smart' homes open doors to hackers

Smart homes that let residents control alarms, locks and more over the internet are opening doors for crooks with hacker skills, according to computer security specialists.

'Smart' homes open doors to hackers
China Xinjiang security tight on riot anniversary
China Xinjiang security tight on riot anniversary

Chinese authorities imposed tight control in the capital of Xinjiang, the fourth anniversary of ethnic rioting which killed around 200 people, said state media and exile groups.

China Xinjiang security tight on riot anniversary
Obama, Merkel discuss concerns over US spy programs
Obama, Merkel discuss concerns over US spy programs

President Barack Obama spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday to address mounting European concerns about broad US surveillance programs.

Obama, Merkel discuss concerns over US spy programs
China seeks Xinjiang most-wanted, offers reward: media
China seeks Xinjiang most-wanted, offers reward: media

Authorities in China's restive Xinjiang region have issued a "most wanted" list and offered rewards for tipoffs.

China seeks Xinjiang most-wanted, offers reward: media
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Everybody spies on everybody: ex-intel officers

Europeans may express outrage over revelations of US spying but they know perfectly well how the espionage "game" is played -- everybody spies on everybody.

Everybody spies on everybody: ex-intel officers
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US online child privacy rules set to get stricter

Toughened US regulations on online privacy for children take effect Monday, offering new protections amid the growing use of mobile apps and social networks by youngsters.

US online child privacy rules set to get stricter
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'Password fatigue' haunts Internet masses

Looking for a safe password? You can give HQbgbiZVu9AWcqoSZmChwgtMYTrM7HE3ObVWGepMeOsJf4iHMyNXMT1BrySA4d7 a try. Good luck memorizing it.

'Password fatigue' haunts Internet masses
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Former National Security Commission officer on Kazakhstan special forces' phone tapping

The report of the Access Global Movement for Digital Freedom stating that Kazakhstan security forces are capable of intercepting telephone conversations is a provocation staged by foes of Russia and CIS: retired general major Tursyn Aizhulov.

Former National Security Commission officer on Kazakhstan special forces' phone tapping
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'Phishing' scams explode worldwide: researchers

Those insidious email scams known as phishing, in which a hacker uses a disguised address to get an Internet user to install malware, rose 87 percent worldwide in the past year.

'Phishing' scams explode worldwide: researchers
'Privacy' search engines see jump after NSA row
'Privacy' search engines see jump after NSA row

Internet users are taking a fresh look at "privacy" search engines that do not store data or track online activity, in light of the flap over US government surveillance.

'Privacy' search engines see jump after NSA row
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Kazakhstan special services can tap phones: media

Kazakhstan’s state security services are capable of intercepting telephone conversations, controlling Internet traffic and accessing SMS and MMS messages of Kazakhstan citizens.

Kazakhstan special services can tap phones: media
Border security dispute puts US immigration bill at risk
Border security dispute puts US immigration bill at risk

A huge US immigration bill inched forward Tuesday in the Senate, but Republicans warned that the landmark reform risks stalling or even dying in Congress unless backers agree to further tighten border security.

Border security dispute puts US immigration bill at risk
Google asks US court to allow data query release
Google asks US court to allow data query release

Google said Tuesday it asked a special US court handling national security investigations for permission to publish the number of government requests for data to the Internet giant.

Google asks US court to allow data query release
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Americans and Italians inspect Kazakhstan military units

Inspectors from the U.S., Turkey and Italy have visited Almaty and Taldykorgan military camps and Otar 40th military base.

Americans and Italians inspect Kazakhstan military units