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NSA wants to abandon phone spy programme
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Friday, 26 April 2019 12:09

NSA wants to abandon phone spy programme


Too much like hard work

The National Security Agency has recommended that the White House abandon a surveillance programme that collects information about US phone calls and text messages.

Apple anti-insider trading employee arrested
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Thursday, 14 February 2019 11:17

Apple anti-insider trading employee arrested


Charged with insider trading

Fruity cargo cult Apple’s legal expert who was supposed to prevent insider trading at the company has been arrested and charged with insider trading.

Apple fanboys lose case against Google spying
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Court says no one suffered damage 

The High Court has blocked a bid to sue Google for allegedly unlawfully taking data from 4.4 million UK iPhone users.

UK accuses Russia of spying attacks
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Thursday, 15 February 2018 11:13

UK accuses Russia of spying attacks


NotPetya came from Russia

Britain has named and shamed Russia for a cyber-attack last year, publicly pointing the finger at Moscow for spreading a virus which disrupted companies across Europe including UK-based Reckitt Benckiser.

Source code reviews by dodgy governments should be limited
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Micro Focus will not let “high risk” governments look under its bonnet


British tech firm Micro Focus International said it would restrict reviews of the core operating instructions in its products by “high-risk” governments.

iPhones send data to Jobs’ Mob after all
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Friday, 18 November 2016 12:30

iPhones send data to Jobs’ Mob after all

 

Call history goes to iCloud where Apple stores it

A team of Russian security experts has found that Apple might have access to more user data than it is letting on.

UK brings in the most extreme surveillance law
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Worst for any democratic country

The UK has just passed a huge expansion in surveillance powers, which are the harshest written in any democratic country.

Tech leaders will be jailed for reporting UK spying
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Two years in prison

The UK government is threatening to jail leaders of tech companies who warn their customers that they have been victims of government spying.

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 12:06

Top eight technology companies lobby on spying



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