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EU Fines Google $2.7 Billion

by Tim Heath on 2017-06-28 08:32AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms

Google systematically gave prominent placement in searches to its own comparison shopping service and demoted rivals in search results.

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The GDPR Effect On Brexit

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-19 09:59PM in BUSINESS-Services-Law, FREE TO VIEW, GOVERNMENT-National, NEWS-News Analysis

Businesses in the UK will need to anticipate possible new barriers to data sharing whilst working to encourage pragmatic solutions.

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Czechs Must Get Ready for Offensive Cyberwar

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-19 05:21PM in FREE TO VIEW, GOVERNMENT-Defence, GOVERNMENT-National, NEWS-News Analysis

Czech security chief wants to create the necessary capacities to attack its enemy's cyber infrastructure in the case of an online attack.

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Canada Prioritizes Cyber-Attack

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-19 04:53PM in FREE TO VIEW, GOVERNMENT-National, NEWS-News Analysis

Canadian defence forces will be asked to do more to battle cyber threats and take a larger role in drone warfare.

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US Presidential Election Hacks Revealed

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-19 04:42PM in FREE TO VIEW, GOVERNMENT-National, INTELLIGENCE-US, NEWS-News Analysis

The NSA say that Russian hacking efforts around the US presidential election were much broader & more pervasive than originally known.

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US Blames North Korea For Hacking

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-19 04:39PM in FREE TO VIEW, GOVERNMENT-National, NEWS-News Analysis, TECHNOLOGY-Hackers

Finally: The US government has issued a rare alert squarely blaming North Korean for a raft of cyber-attacks stretching back to 2009.

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Putin Applauds Patriotic Russian Hackers

by Tim Heath on 2017-06-12 03:29PM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW

Putin: "patriotic" citizens might be engaged in hacking. Such individuals are joining "the justified fight against those speaking ill of Russia,"

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French Security Chief Warns of Permanent Cyber War

by Tim Heath on 2017-06-12 11:50AM in INTELLIGENCE-Europe, GOVERNMENT-National, GOVERNMENT-Defence, FREE TO VIEW, NEWS-News Analysis

France's top cyber spy says there is risk of "permanent war" in cyberspace as a result of hacking for espionage and fraud by states & criminals.

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UN Investigators Are Targets For Cyber Attack

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-07 11:40AM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, INTELLIGENCE-International, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW

A group of unknown hackers are targeting United Nations experts investigating potential sanctions violations by North Korea.

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China Postpones Implementing New Cybersecurity Law

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-07 11:38AM in BUSINESS-Services-Law, FREE TO VIEW, GOVERNMENT-National

China wants new rules to control how companies store and use information, protect privacy and prevent crime & terrorism. Not everyone is happy.

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