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Pakistan tightens cellphone control after Taliban massacre

Pakistan tightens cellphone control after Taliban massacre Fri, 27 Feb, 2015

Almost every Pakistani citizen has a cellphone, but from now on, Big Brother is checking to make sure their name, number and fingerprints are on record. The measures are meant to tighten control of cellphones and avert their use for militant attacks after the Taliban massacre two months ago at a school in Peshawar.
Teenager with fake gun storms Dutch broadcaster

Teenager with fake gun storms Dutch broadcaster Fri, 30 Jan, 2015

A 19-year-old Dutchman with a pistol forced his way into the studios of the national broadcaster NOS on Thursday demanding to be allowed to go on air, but was quickly arrested, officials said.
French newspaper 'Le Monde' says Twitter account hacked

French newspaper 'Le Monde' says Twitter account hacked Wed, 21 Jan, 2015

French newspaper "Le Monde" said its twitter account and publishing tool were hacked by a group called the "Syrian Electronic Army", an amorphous hacker collective that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
North Korea blames U.S. for Internet outages

North Korea blames U.S. for Internet outages Sat, 27 Dec, 2014

North Korea accused the United States on Saturday of being responsible for Internet outages it experienced in recent days amid a confrontation between them over the hacking of the film studio Sony Pictures.
North Korea's Internet links restored amid U.S. hacking dispute

North Korea's Internet links restored amid U.S. hacking dispute Tue, 23 Dec, 2014

North Korea, at the center of a confrontation with the United States over the hacking of Sony Pictures, experienced a complete Internet outage for hours before links were restored on Tuesday, a U.S. company that monitors Internet infrastructure said.
Two dead as bombs hit Cairo telecommunications centre

Two dead as bombs hit Cairo telecommunications centre Sun, 29 Jun, 2014

Two bombings on Saturday in a Cairo suburb killed a teenager and her mother, officials said, the latest in a wave of blasts to hit the Egyptian capital this week.
British tabloid ex-editor found guilty of phone hacking

British tabloid ex-editor found guilty of phone hacking Tue, 24 Jun, 2014

Former News of the World editor and ex-press secretary to British Prime Minister David Cameron, Andy Coulson was found guilty of plotting to hack phones.
Dutch forensic scientists discover how to date fingerprints

Dutch forensic scientists discover how to date fingerprints Thu, 05 Jun, 2014

Dutch forensic experts say they have discovered how to accurately date fingerprints, a breakthrough that could one day let police date crime scene prints from years ago.
Google offers Europeans a right to be forgotten form to fill out

Google offers Europeans a right to be forgotten form to fill out Fri, 30 May, 2014

Google has started accepting requests from Europeans wanting to remove search links to information on them that they find objectionable, following a controversial ruling earlier this month by the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Edward Snowden says U.S. trained him as spy

Edward Snowden says U.S. trained him as spy Wed, 28 May, 2014

US intelligence whistle-blower Edward Snowden says in a US television interview that he was "trained as a spy" and worked undercover, overseas for various government agencies.
China wants to remove dirty vehicles from the road

China wants to remove dirty vehicles from the road Tue, 27 May, 2014

 China plans to take more than 5 million ageing vehicles off its roads this year in a bid to improve air quality, with 330,000 cars set to be decommissioned in Beijing alone, the government said in a policy document published on Monday.
Malaysia releases satellite data on missing jet

Malaysia releases satellite data on missing jet Tue, 27 May, 2014

The Malaysian government has released 47 pages of raw satellite data used to conclude that the missing Malaysia Airlines jet crashed into the southern Indian Ocean.
eBay tells users to change passwords after 'cyber attack'

eBay tells users to change passwords after 'cyber attack' Wed, 21 May, 2014

US online giant eBay has told all users to change their passwords, after the company suffered a cyberattack that compromised one of their databases that contained encrypted passwords.
U.S. indicts Chinese military officials on cyber-espionage charges

U.S. indicts Chinese military officials on cyber-espionage charges Mon, 19 May, 2014

The U.S. Justice Department said the indictment accuses Chinese military officials of economic espionage, alleging they conspired to steal trade secrets and other proprietary information from U.S. companies.
Jill Abramson replaced as New York Times executive editor

Jill Abramson replaced as New York Times executive editor Thu, 15 May, 2014

The New York Times Co on Wednesday replaced executive editor Jill Abramson in a surprising move after less than three years in the top job, effective immediately, naming managing editor Dean Baquet to succeed her.

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