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Facebook Will Vet Any UK Local Election Advertisements in 2019

Facebook Pledges to vet political advertising in 2019 local elections Facebook has recently found itself in some hot water over who it allows advertising on their website. ...

April 26, 2018 at 12:43 pm by
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Facebook And Instagram Ban 135 Accounts With Russian Links

Facebook and Instagram Confirm Banning 135 Accounts With Kremlin Links The effect of Russian political propaganda on the west has been something of a contentious subject in ...

April 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm by
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Scientists Arrested For Using Supercomputer To Mine Bitcoin

Scientists Mining Cryptocurrency We have all occasionally done things at work that was a little cheeky. A smidgen beyond the remit of acceptable behavior. In most instances ...

February 9, 2018 at 6:59 pm by
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Russia Consider Offering ISS Trips and Spacewalks For Sale

Spacewalks For Sale! Spacewalk and trip to the ISS for sale. £70m OVNO. It sounds crazy, but that’s exactly what Russia is considering as a means of raising funds to ...

February 4, 2018 at 1:54 pm by

Russia Has ‘Lost’ A $33m Satelite Due To A Programming Error

Russia Loses Satellite We all occasionally lose things. Car keys, remote controls or even occasionally (and far worse) a game progress save. I daresay though that most of us ...

December 31, 2017 at 3:30 pm by
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Russia Accused of Launching its Online Bots In Response to Olympic Ban

‘No Russian’ at Winter Olympics The term ‘No Russian’ was one that for a time lived in infamy as part of the opening mission to CoD MW2. For the ...

December 10, 2017 at 4:05 pm by

Cyber Security Expert Says ‘Don’t Use Russian Antivirus’

A cyber security expert has warned against using Russian antivirus software It’s pretty clear at the moment that our relationship with Russia isn’t brilliant at ...

December 3, 2017 at 12:27 pm by

Russia Might Want to Build Its Own Backup Internet Infrastructure

Russia to build its own independent internet? Nothing is certain at the time of writing, but the country has expressed an interest in becoming less dependant on western ...

December 1, 2017 at 9:34 am by

Google Plans to ‘DeRank’ Russia Today and Sputnix Following Election Investigation

Google announces that Russia Today and Sputnix are set to be de-ranked for search results How high you feature on Google can be important. It can also be expensive. When ...

November 21, 2017 at 2:31 pm by

Russia Posts Video Game Footage as ‘Evidence’ of US/ISIS Coalition

Russian Intelligence Questioned After Posting ‘Evidence’ of US/ISIS Link Turns Out to be Video Game Footage Our relations with Russia has been on a slow decline ...

November 14, 2017 at 4:16 pm by
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Far-Right Twitter Account Found to be Russian Backed Propaganda

Major Twitter account discovered to actually be Russian Propaganda outlet In recent weeks you will have surely noticed the amount of scrutiny which has been placed on the ...

November 5, 2017 at 12:14 pm by
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2-Weeks Old Chatbot Declares ‘It’s Necessary to Shoot Enemies of the People’

Its opinions on Stalin and violence are… interesting Yandex is the Russian equivalent to Google. As such it occasionally throws out its own products to attempt to keep ...

October 26, 2017 at 2:06 pm by
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New Ransomware Attacks Reported in Russia and Ukraine

Ransomware on the rise again! If you were to ask someone this time last year ‘what is ransomware’ the likelihood is that they wouldn’t know. In truth, I ...

October 25, 2017 at 10:24 am by

Russia Launching National Cryptocurrency

Virtual currencies are growing in legitimacy every day. It’s even reached the point where nations are looking into adopting cryptocoins as sanctioned tender. First, China ...

October 15, 2017 at 10:47 pm by
UK Claims Iran is Behind June Cyberattack on Parliament

UK Claims Iran is Behind June Cyberattack on Parliament

Security services notes that a continuous and deliberate cyberattack against the UK Parliament took place on June 23. This involves efforts trying to uncover weak passwords on ...

October 15, 2017 at 2:49 pm by


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