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China Disrupts WhatsApp

by Neil Telford on 2017-10-05 11:02AM in GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms

The messaging service WhatsApp has been disrupted in China as the government steps up security ahead of the Communist Party Congress.

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Russia Plans To Shut Facebook For Its Election

by Neil Telford on 2017-10-04 11:05AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW

Russia’s communications watchdog has threatened to shut down Facebook if it fails to comply with a controversial law on data storage.

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A Major UK Cyber Attack Will Happen Soon

by Neil Telford on 2017-10-04 11:00AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW

A “category one” cyber-attack, the most serious tier possible, will happen “sometime in the next few years”says the National Cyber Security Centre.

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Could the US Use A Cyber Attack To Take Down N. Korea?

by Neil Telford on 2017-10-04 10:32AM in INTELLIGENCE-International, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW

Both sides have shown off their military and nuclear might, but is it possible to stop a war before it starts with a few clicks of a button?

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Was The German Election Hacked?

by Tim Heath on 2017-10-03 11:05AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW

With damning evidence now emerging of interference on the US Presidential Election, it is uncertain that German elections were not undermined.

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Russia Attacked By ‘Full Scale Cyber War’

by Tim Heath on 2017-09-29 08:34AM in NEWS-News Analysis, INTELLIGENCE-International, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW

Telephone Terrorism: Russia is suffering a "full-scale cyberwar" that authorities say they are are ill-equipped to fight.

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Will Germany's New Social Media Law Kill Free Speech?

by Neil Telford on 2017-09-25 07:29PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law

A new law in Germany that will impose huge fines on social networks for not deleting illegal content has attracted an unusual collection of opponents.

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Facebook To Give Congress Thousands Of Election Ads Bought By Russians

by Neil Telford on 2017-09-25 06:29PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law

Full Disclosure: Facebook will provide US Govt. thousands of ads purchased by Russians during the 2016 US presidential race.

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China Wants To Use AI To Predict Civil Disorder

by Neil Telford on 2017-09-25 05:14PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Police, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW

China’s domestic intelligence chief tells police to use Artificial Intelligence to improve their ability to predict social unrest.

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N.Korea's Cyber Threats To S.Korea

by Neil Telford on 2017-09-25 05:09PM in NEWS-News Analysis, INTELLIGENCE-International, GOVERNMENT-National, GOVERNMENT-Defence, FREE TO VIEW

Alongside the escalating missile threat N Korea is stepping up cyber intrusions with fake communications and hacking attacks.

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