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  • Huawei pushes 5G cybersecurity with Australian government 17 Jun 2018 20:20 PC Magazine Chinese networking giant Huawei has published a letter it is sending to Australian members of Parliament this week, claiming recent comments made about national security concerns are "ill informed and not based on facts". Pointing out that …
  • Up to Their Old Tricks: New DPRK Malware Release Detected 17 Jun 2018 19:26 Sputnik International Tech 22:08 17.06.2018(updated 22:15 17.06.2018) Get short URL The summit between Trump and Kim has passed with mixed results, but Pyongyang continues its online malware crusade according to new reports. Although US President Donald Trump has claimed …
  • Inspire Idaho promotes low-cost tech training programs for both urban and rural residents 17 Jun 2018 17:31 VentureBeat Some tech executives such as Google’s Sundar Pichai have become fond of saying in the future, people will have to become continuous learners in order to keep up with the pace of technological change in the workforce. But, many current workforce …
  • Almost 75% of Brits fear personal information will be stolen EVERY TIME they hand bank details to companies 17 Jun 2018 17:21 Sunday People Almost three quarters of the nation fear their personal details will be stolen EVERY TIME they hand over bank details and email addresses to companies, it has emerged. Two thirds are concerned their data may have been stolen without their knowledge. The …
  • US intelligence officials say Russia will be back to try to undermine the 2018 elections. But here's why Americans shouldn't be so worried. 17 Jun 2018 17:08 Investing.com Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, vote in New York on November 8, 2016.REUTERS/Carlo Allegri On June 23, 2016, unidentified hackers made their way into the statewide voter-registration system in Illinois. They remained undetected in the system for …
  • Gamers: Is Red Shell 'spyware' being used in the games you play? 17 Jun 2018 16:30 csoonline.com Red Shell logs a gamer’s fingerprint so game developers can discover where players are coming from and if their marketing budget is being used wisely. Some gamers, however, view this fingerprinting more along the lines of spyware. Innervate, the company …
  • UNO gets grant to develop cybersecurity training facility 17 Jun 2018 15:07 The Herald The University of New Orleans says it has received a $195,400 grant to develop an advanced training facility for cybersecurity and operations. In a news release the university says the grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents will pay for hardware …
  • MARK-TO-MARKET: The cryptocurrency industry has a lot to learn 17 Jun 2018 13:28 Quad City Business Journal So far, 2018 has not been kind to cryptocurrencies — digital currencies which exist only in electronic form. Their prices have steadily declined from the 2017 year-end surge that sent them skyrocketing to near unimaginable values. The industry’s key …
  • How the feds can manage the growing pains of technology modernization 17 Jun 2018 13:22 The Hill Growing pains are a common, albeit unwelcome, occurrence as youngsters and even organizations mature. When it comes to onboarding new technology to modernize operations and help agencies run more efficiently, the federal government has at times dealt with …
  • Protecting US Dams from Cyberattacks 17 Jun 2018 13:15 24/7 Wall St The U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation earlier this month awarded a $45 million, five-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for IT risk management services to two private companies. The two companies, Booz Allen Hamilton …
  • Thousands hold peaceful protests in Vietnam against... 17 Jun 2018 12:18 Charleston Daily Mail By Reuters Published: 07:45 EDT, 17 June 2018 | Updated: 07:45 EDT, 17 June 2018 June 17 (Reuters) - Thousands of people in central Vietnam demonstrated peacefully on Sunday against government plans to lease new economic zones to foreign investors, …
  • Thousands hold peaceful protests in Vietnam against foreign investment plans 17 Jun 2018 11:59 Reuters (Reuters) - Thousands of people in central Vietnam demonstrated peacefully on Sunday against government plans to lease new economic zones to foreign investors, witnesses told Reuters, a few days after protesters in a nearby province clashed with police. …
  • India can play a big role in AI ethics: Eurasia Group's Paul Triolo 17 Jun 2018 11:40 The Economic Times An Artificial Intelligence (AI) wave is sweeping the world as countries from China to the US and the UK compete aggressively and commit resources to get ahead in the race. US-based Paul Triolo, director (geotechnology) of Eurasia Group, a political risk …
  • Stay aware of privacy settings on social media 17 Jun 2018 10:34 Odessa American With the pervasiveness of Facebook and other social media, people have to make sure they know who is viewing their information and be careful who they share posts with. Daya Sharma, professor of computer science at Odessa College, said as soon as you log …
  • Abe pledges Japan's aid in nuke removal 17 Jun 2018 09:44 NWA Online TOKYO -- The summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un built a foundation for denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula, but the process needs to be verifiable and irreversible, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in a …

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