US Asked for China's Help on North Korea Cyberattacks: Official

The United States has asked China to help block cyber attacks from North Korea as it weighs a response to the crippling hack of Sony Pictures, a US official said Saturday.
"We have discussed this issue with the Chinese to share information, express our concerns about this attack and to ask for their cooperation," a senior US administration official told AFP.
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Cheap Black Friday/Cyber Monday Android tablets riddled with vulnerabilities and security headaches

Cheap tablets on offer over Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have seemed like a good deal, but security researchers warn that some of these devices may be riddled with vulnerabilities, security misconfigurations, or even security backdoors.

Obama Warns North Korea Over Sony Hack: 'We Will Respond'

US President Barack Obama on Friday warned North Korea it would face retaliation for a crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures over an irreverent film comedy that infuriated Pyongyang.
Obama said the movie giant had "made a mistake" in canceling the Christmas Day release of "The Interview," a madcap romp about a CIA plot to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.
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