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Russia to Target Facebook After Attack on Telegram

Unblock Facebook at School

Following the mass-blocking of millions of IP addresses in the battle against Telegram, Roskomnadzor, the Russian internet regulator, is now looking at Facebook. The head of the regulating body of telecommunications, Alexandr Zharov, released a statement in which he expresses their intention to ‘probe’ the social site before the year …

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Severe Flaws in Industrial Routers Patched by Moxa

Severe Flaws in Industrial Routers Patched by Moxa

Talos intelligence has revealed 17 vulnerable points in a Moxa industrial router. The company has now rolled out a patch addressing the issue. The affected router is the industrial EDR-810. It is marketed as a multiport secure router and offers services such as a firewall, virtual private network support (VPN), …

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Chinese Great Firewall Now Also Blocks 4 Top News Apps

FireWall of China

Four of the most popular Chinese news applications have been suspended. The regulators’ major drive for this was that the news apps were distributing ‘fake’ and ‘vulgar’ content to their users. In line with China’s constant efforts for content regulation, the country’s government has strengthened the Great Chinese Firewall by …

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New Portable VPN Router InvizBox Go on the Market

New Portable VPN Router InvizBox Go on the Market

The device was created by Irish tech firm, InvizBox. It has several functions including ad blocking, WiFi extension and VPN services. VPNs have been widely successful in the modern era. From being used in repressive regimes, to Netflix, they have had a high level of success. So any new player …

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Facebook Faces the Courts

Most people don’t realize that Facebook is selling your information to advertisers without your consent, by monetizing your “shares” and “likes”, according to the Belgian Privacy Commission (BPC). Belgian Courts ruled against Facebook declaring its activities like canvas fingerprinting unlawful and fining them more than the US $ 25 Million PLUS …

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EU ‘Recommends’ 1 Hour Takedown on Terrorist Content

EU Hour Takedown on Terrorist Content

The EU expects that internet platforms remove terrorist and illegal content within the hour of its posting. If companies fail to comply with recommendations, the Commission will take legal action. Critics fear this rule could lead to censorship and other unintended consequences. Voluntary adherence, or Else The EU has announced …

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