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“Google Fined Record $2.7 Billion in E.U. Antitrust Ruling”

“Google suffered a major blow on Tuesday after European antitrust officials fined the search giant a record $2.7 billion for unfairly favoring some of its own search services over those of rivals. the $2.7 billion fine announced on Tuesday is … Continue reading

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Samsung’s smartphones can listen to and watch web activity while monitoring emails

“SAMSUNG phones use technology which can spy on what you’re reading and watching online – and monitor emails in your inbox. The phones switch onto spy mode after they are alerted by a “beacon” often embedded in web pages or … Continue reading

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Good News: “FCC votes 2-1 to advance repeal of Obama-era internet rules”

“The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 2-1 on Thursday to advance a Republican plan to reverse the Obama administration’s 2015 “net neutrality” order.” http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-fcc-neutrality-idUSKCN18E2H7 Net neutrality existed before Obama was in office. Obama’s new set of rules would pass ownership … Continue reading

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More Worldwide Cyber Attacks

“29,000 Chinese institutions hit by cyberattack” “Xinhua News Agency reports that by Saturday evening, 29,372 institutions had been infected along with hundreds of thousands of devices. It cited the Threat Intelligence Center of Qihoo 360, a Chinese internet security services … Continue reading

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99 Countries Hit By Massive cyber Attack – Snowden Blames N.S.A.

“A massive cyber-attack using tools believed to have been stolen from the US National Security Agency (NSA) has struck organisations around the world. Cyber-security firm Avast said it had seen 75,000 cases of the ransomware – known as WannaCry and … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks: CIA computer code ‘disguise [hacking] as Russian or Chinese activity’

WikiLeaks published 676 source code files today which it claimed are from CIA It says the CIA disguised its own hacking attacks to make it appear those responsible were Russian, Chinese, Iranian or North Korean  WikiLeaks says the source code … Continue reading

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“With Washington’s Blessing, Telecom Giants Can Mine Your Web History”

“Lawmakers on Tuesday voted to overturn privacy rules that required telecom companies to get customers’ permission before sharing their web-browsing and app usage history with third parties. The White House said Wednesday President Donald Trump intends to sign the measure … Continue reading

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