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German OpenStreetMap protest against “Article 13” EU copyright reform making their map unusable

European’ Union’s copyright preform bill, is currently up for a vote in the European Parliament on September 12. It’s Article 13 has been on...

Snort 3 beta available now!

On 29th August 2018, the team at Snort released the fourth alpha of the next generation Snort IPS- Snort 3, in beta version. Along...
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YouTube’s CBO speaks out against Article 13 of EU’s controversial copyright law

Robert Kyncl, YouTube's Chief Business Officer, opened up on YouTube’s Creator Blog, on Tuesday. This was about  “Article 13” in the EU proposal, which...
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North Korean hacker charged for WannaCry ransomware and for infiltrating Sony Pictures Entertainment

The US Justice Department has charged a North Korean hacker, Park Jin Hyok for the devastating cyberattacks that hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment and unleashed...
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Winbox vulnerability in MicroTik routers forwarding traffic to attackers, say researchers at NetLabs 360

A research done by China's Netlab 360 revealed thousands of routers manufactured by the Latvian company MikroTik to be compromised by a malware attacking...
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Facebook, Twitter open up at Senate Intelligence hearing, committee does ‘homework’ this time

Five months after Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg appeared before Congress, the US government once again invited top tech executives from Facebook, Twitter, and Google...
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New cybersecurity threats posed by artificial intelligence

In 2017, the cybersecurity firm Darktrace reported a novel attack that used machine learning to observe and learn normal user behavior patterns inside a...
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How to beat Cyber Interference in an Election process

The battle for political influence and power is transcending all boundaries and borders. There are many interests at stake, and some parties, organizations, and...
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Google’s Senate testimony, “Combating disinformation campaigns requires efforts from across the industry.”

Ahead of today’s congressional hearing on social media companies’ efforts to thwart election meddling in advance of November’s midterm races, Alphabet Inc.’s Google posted...
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Facebook COO, Sandberg’s Senate testimony: On combating foreign influence, fake news, and upholding election...

In the US Senate select committee hearing Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg has put forward Facebook’s testimony to the US Senate select committee on Wednesday,...

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Google makes Trust Services Root R1, R2, R3, and R4 Inclusion...

After Google Launched its Certification Authority in August 2017, it has now put in a  request to Mozilla certification store for the inclusion of...

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