Belgian Facebook Restricted By Privacy Law

Belgian Facebook Restricted By Privacy Law

European Privacy laws are much stricter than the laws in the US. And lately, Facebook has been hit by a privacy ruling in Belgium which states that all Belgian Facebook users have to sign in to view Facebook pages. In other words, anyone who does not have a Facebook account …

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ABC Fingers China In Cyber-Attack On Australia

ABC Fingers China In CyberAttack On Australia

The Bureau of Metereology, Australia has been hit by a huge cyber-attack. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation has accused China of the attack, claiming that sensitive Australian national security data may have been compromised by the attack. The Australian Department of Defence is reportedly connected to the massive supercomputers at the …

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Internet privacy takes a punch after FTC’s own in-house jugde rules against them – but what does that mean for you?

The chief administrative law judge for the U.S Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ruled in favor of LabMD, after a complaint by the FTC stating that LabMD has failed to adequately protect their patient’s personal data. The cybersecurity consultant Tiversa discovered a 1,718-page insurance aging report on the peer-to-peer file-sharing network …

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Privacy International Sues GCHQ

Privacy International Sues GCHQ

Today, Privacy International takes GCHQ on the charges of working with the Unites States National Security Agency to develop and deploy viruses (malware). The privacy campaign group has accused the UK agency of also hacking into computers cameras and mobile phones. The group is demanding that all data which the …

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Cyber spies have raised their game on China’s borders

Cyber spies have raised their game on China borders

Almost a year after Hong Kong witnessed pro- democracy street protests by its students; they had to face another battle online against hackers sponsored by China using the latest techniques one has never seen. This time hackers have come up with something extraordinary: they have planted malware on file- sharing …

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Australian teenager accused in US Army hack fled the country

Australian teenager accused in US Army hack fled the country

An Australian teenage hacker, Dylan Wheeler is able to flee easily despite having been ordered to take his passport into custody. This has raised serious questions about border security. Dylan Wheeler, from Perth, was only 17 when he was accused of being a part of a hacking group who hacked …

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