Monthly Archives: November 2013

Referee Charged With Hacking FA Computer

  30-year-old Dean Mohared, of Woodley, Stockport is charged with perverting the course of justice and unauthorised access to computer data. Two other men have also been charged in connection with the investigation. 18-year-old Liam Cliff, of Woodlands Road, Manchester, and 46-year-old … Continue reading

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Keep yourself safe on Cyber Monday

  U.S. consumers are expected to spend over $2 billion US online on Monday as the nation takes to the web to source the best deals on holiday gifts. However, in all of the excitement it could be very easy to fall … Continue reading

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DW Akademie open online workshop: Digital Safety for Journalists

  The free of charge workshop runs from December 2 to 6, 2013, and is open to journalists and others interested in the Internet safety and surveillance issues that have been much discussed in the wake of the NSA scandal. Journalists can … Continue reading

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Irish Govt forms new internet safety group to protect children

A new Internet Content Governance Advisory Group has been established by Ireland’s Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte TD to focus on online content and its impact on the lives of children and young people.   The Advisory Group, which will be … Continue reading

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US may split cyber-command from NSA

  The White House is nearing a decision on splitting up the eavesdropping National Security Agency and US Cyber Command, which conducts cyber warfare, a proposed reform prompted in part by revelations of NSA’s widespread snooping, individuals briefed on the matter said … Continue reading

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Microsoft, Yahoo Upgrades Shows Snowden Won, Obama Failed

  Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden succeeded where PresidentBarack Obama couldn’t — getting Microsoft Corp., Google Inc. and Yahoo! Inc. to upgrade computer security against hackers. The companies are adopting harder-to-crack code to protect their networks and data, after years of largely rebuffing calls … Continue reading

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Hackers Vow to Paralyze Australian Websites

  Following the growing tension between Indonesian and Australia over the wiretapping for President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his inner circle, several Indonesian hackers threatened to paralyze official Australian websites. “I have no political interest but I do feel offended by the spying,” a … Continue reading

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PRTS launches ‘ Sandesh’ to create awareness on cyber crime

  Indore: The Police Radio Training School ( PRTS), Indore has launched campaign ‘ Sandesh’ to create awareness on protection against cyber crime among school students. The first programme of the campaign was organised at Emerald Heights School, Indore. The PRTS director IG … Continue reading

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Vietnam announces big fines for social media “propaganda”

  Vietnam will hand out fines of 100 million dong (£2,905) to anyone criticising the government on social media, under a new law announced this week, the latest measure in a widening crackdown on dissent by the country’s communist rulers. … Continue reading

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