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The Internal Revenue Service has suspended its $7.25 million contract with Equifax

The Internal Revenue Service has suspended its $7.25 million contract with Atlanta-based Equifax, the agency announced Friday. The decision came a day after the company...

Hacker “Alf” Stole 30GB of Data on Australia’s Fighter Jets, Planes, Ships

Top secret technical information about new fighter jets, navy vessels, and surveillance aircraft has been stolen from an Australian defence contractor. Dan Tehan, the minister...

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly’s personal cell phone was hacked

Personal cell phones and other mobile devices were banned from the White House’s West Wing by the Secret Service beginning this month after officials...

Equifax awarded $7.2 million IRS contract despite security breach

The IRS is paying Equifax millions for a login system that has been hacked—twice. On 4 October 2017, Internal Revenue Service officials faced questions during...

Greek court backs US request to extradite Russian over bitcoin laundering

A Greek court cleared the way on Wednesday for the extradition to the United States of a Russian, also wanted by Moscow, suspected of...

Be cyber aware – start of the European Cybersecurity Month

The 5th edition of the European Cybersecurity Month, taking place during the entire month of October 2017 across Europe, aims at raising awareness of...

Cybersecurity in Europe’s digital future highlighted at Digital Expo in Tallinn

Estonia is hosting a summit focused on technology issues this Friday, 29 September, but will have to battle for EU leaders’ attention less than...

Russia Threatens to Ban Facebook

‘No one is above the law’: Russian internet watchdog threatens to block Facebook. Russia will block access to Facebook next year unless the social network...

European Commission publishes its post-Brexit stance on data protection

The European Commission's position paper on data protection and information flows suggests that Britain needs to abide by EU data protection laws or destroy...

Homeland Security Plans to Collect Social Media Info from US Immigrants

If you're an immigrant in the United States, the government wants to know what you do online. The Department of Homeland Security published the new...

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