security

Facebook, Twitter Join Network to Tackle Fake News

NEW YORK, Sept 14 – Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc have joined a network of over 30 news and technology companies to tackle fake news and improve the quality of information on social media, the group said on Tuesday. First Draft Coalition, formed in June 2015 with the backing of Alphabet Inc’s Google, said it

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Cybercrimes and Punishment

Companies all over the world need to protect themselves from the growing threat of cyber attacks By Gilbert Kamieniecky The former chief information officer at the FBI, Chad Fulgham, once said: “There are two types of businesses: those who have been hacked and those who don’t know they’ve been hacked.” During conversations held by global

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Jeb Bush Takes on Trump in U.S. Debate, But Other Rivals Resist

By Steve Holland and Emily Stephenson LAS VEGAS, Dec 16 – Republican front-runner Donald Trump sharply clashed with challenger Jeb Bush in a national security debate on Tuesday but escaped any severe criticism from his other rivals, who were reluctant to take on the contentious billionaire. Bush, who has lagged in opinion polls, assailed Trump

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Belgium Raises Alert Level to Highest, Shuts Brussels Metro

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS, Nov 21 – Belgium raised the alert status for its capital Brussels to the highest level on Saturday, shutting the metro and warning the public to avoid crowds because of a “serious and imminent” threat of an attack. A week after the Paris attacks carried out by Daesh militants, of whom

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German Police Chief Plays Down Security Threat From Refugees

BERLIN, Nov 17 – There is no sign that Islamist militants have entered Germany posing as refugees to commit an attack, the head of the police has said, responding to concerns following the attacks in Paris that an open-door refugee policy poses a security risk. Holger Muench, president of the BKA federal police, told the

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