‘Enough is enough.’ Obama stands firm on telecoms ahead of State of the Union
Jan16

‘Enough is enough.’ Obama stands firm on telecoms ahead of State of the Union

  This article titled “‘Enough is enough.’ Obama stands firm on telecoms ahead of State of the Union” was written by Amanda Holpuch in Washington, for theguardian.com on Wednesday 14th January 2015 21.48 UTC With a looming showdown over net neutrality bumping up against his internet-heavy State of the Union address, President Barack Obama continued his weeklong dance with telecommunications giants on...

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Man held over ‘Lizard Squad’ cyber-attacks on PSN and Xbox Live
Jan16

Man held over ‘Lizard Squad’ cyber-attacks on PSN and Xbox Live

This article titled “Man held over ‘Lizard Squad’ cyber-attacks on PSN and Xbox Live” was written by Samuel Gibbs, for theguardian.com on Friday 16th January 2015 13.23 UTC Police have arrested an 18-year-old man over involvement in the cyber-attacks on Sony’s PlayStation Network and Microsoft’s Xbox Live gaming services over Christmas, for which the Lizard Squad hacking group claimed responsibility. The man...

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US Central Command Twitter account hacked to read ‘I love you Isis’
Jan13

US Central Command Twitter account hacked to read ‘I love you Isis’

  This article titled “US Central Command Twitter account hacked to read ‘I love you Isis'” was written by Spencer Ackerman in New York, for The Guardian on Monday 12th January 2015 18.22 UTC In an act of cyber vandalism that appeared more embarrassing than destructive, the Twitter and YouTube accounts for US military forces in the Middle East and South Asia were hacked by supporters of Islamic State militants...

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Obama outlines new cybersecurity initiatives to  protect consumers
Jan12

Obama outlines new cybersecurity initiatives to protect consumers

  This article titled “Obama outlines new cybersecurity initiatives to protect consumers” was written by Amanda Holpuch in Washington, for theguardian.com on Monday 12th January 2015 19.54 UTC Barack Obama on Monday unveiled a slew of initiatives to improve Americans’ data security. In a speech at the Federal Trade Commission, the president outlined proposals aimed at improving student data protection and protecting...

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How would you react if shopkeepers asked for the same permissions as apps?
Jan12

How would you react if shopkeepers asked for the same permissions as apps?

PLEASE NOTE: Add your own commentary here above the horizontal line, but do not make any changes below the line. (Of course, you should also delete this text before you publish this post.) This article titled “How would you react if shopkeepers asked for the same permissions as apps?” was written by Stuart Dredge, for theguardian.com on Monday 12th January 2015 13.35 UTC How would you feel if your local bakery started...

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