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Our purpose is to provide the right information to our readers. For obvious reasons, our information journey will of couse be ever changing, but from the outset we plan on the following: Break down and communicate knowledge relating to Cyber Crime, Cyber Security, Information Security and Computer Security. Use Risk Management practices to help in translating the technical aspects of the Risks, Threats and Vulnerabilities into business language. Communicate the appropriate Controls necessary to reduce the Impact and Probability. We will do this by: Identifying, collating and providing relevant information. Highlighting relevant News articles. Investigating trends and providing Analysis. Providing How-to tips and tricks to reduce the Threats and Vulnerabilities. Offering Products and Solutions designed to mitigate or defend against the risks. ------ Joe Woods, Editor and CTO

NZ judge: Our spies surveilled Kim Dotcom for 2 months longer...

"The US extradition case is dying.

And someone is going to pay for this mess."

7 Hardware & Firmware Hacks Highlighted at Black Hat 2017

Researchers will hammer home potentially devastating attacks, and demo a range of vulnerabilities, techniques and tools.

Democrats want to stop big telecom mergers, break up broadband monopolies

Democrats' plan would "break up big companies if theyrsquo;re hurting consumers."

Blizzard shuts down “legacy” WoW fan server hours after it goes...

Felmyst was a four-year labor of love, squashed in less than a day.

Gael planning in Ireland

Natural Powerrsquo;s Irish office continues to expand with the appointment of Gael Gibson to the role of Principal Planner.

A qualified planner with more than 15 years of experience working within the planning system in Ireland and nine yearsrsquo; experience in relation to the planning and development of the Irish transmission system, Gael joins the Natural Power team in Ireland having also previously worked for several local authorities and the transmission system operator in senior/principal... Source: RealWire

Hundreds of companies expose PII, private emails through Google Groups error

Oversight, not flaws, has led to some serious data exposure for firms including IBM's Weather Company and SpotX.

Controversial new CDC director may reconsider Big Soda’s health funding

As Georgiarsquo;s health commissioner, she took $1M from Coca-Cola for exercise campaign.

Windows Paint is now officially not getting updated any more

It doesn't appear to have been touched since Windows 7 anyway.

Samsung Foundries plans to triple market share in the next five...

With a new foundry business unit, Samsung wants to be a "no. 2" in chip manufacturing.

Cyber arm of UK spy agency left without PGP for four...

Meanwhile Huawei gets green light, despite failure to verify source code UK spy agency GCHQrsquo;s cyber security arm, CESG, was left without PGP encryption for more than four months, according to a government report.…

Concerned about connected car privacy? Bluetooth sensors used to track traffic

Bluetooth signals from cars provide an accurate record of real-time traffic patterns.

Ideal Flatmate closes successful Seed funding round taking overall investment to...

UKrsquo;s first flatmate matching site helps flatsharers find better matches based on compatibility and living habits.Seed round was oversubscribed with initial target of £250k being surpassed.Impressive panel of investors have backed Ideal Flatmate.Post-money valuation of £1,625,000.Monday 24th July: Ideal Flatmate, the UKrsquo;s first algorithm based flatmate matchmaker has closed its seed funding round, taking total investment into the platform up to £500k.The platform, designed in collaboration with Cambridge professors, is based on an algorithm similar... Source: RealWire