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Iran Follows Russia’s Ban on Telegram

Iran Follows Russia’s Ban on Telegram

On May 1 Iran announced that, following Russia, it too would be blocking access to Telegram for its citizens. Telegram, a popular messaging app which offers end to end encryption, was blocked by Russian authorities in mid-April after the company refused to provide the government with encryption keys. While Telegram …

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China’s Oppression of Journalists of International Concern

The new cyber security law which China is adopting faves some censorship and espionage fears

According to Reporters Without Borders (RSF) China jails the largest number of journalists in the world. RSF warns against complacency towards China’s continued abuse of press freedom, suggesting that other authoritarian countries across Asia are looking at Beijing as a model for managing their own press. In 2018 China has …

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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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US and UK Reports on Russian Hackers Attacking Devices Worldwide

Government should recruit hackers

The governmental bodies of both nations warn that compromised routers can be used in future cyber attacks. On Monday, the United States and the United Kingdom issued a joint statement, alleging that hackers linked to the Russian government have gained access to routers across the globe, with the purpose of …

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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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Free VPN Might Mine for Cypto, Kaspersky Warns

Free VPN Might Mine for Cypto, Kaspersky Warns

Top security software company warns users to be wary of services offering free VPN, as there is a high risk that they include cryptocurrency mining scripts. Kaspersky Lab has unveiled that such services often tend to utilize the users’ device to for cryptocurrency mining. Due to the recent boom and …

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