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Facebook purges accounts for spreading hate speech, this time in the U.K. and Romania

by Joe Warminsky • 6 months ago

The social media giant says it shut down dozens of accounts, pages and groups intended to "engage in hate speech and spread divisive comments on both sides of the political debate" in the United Kingdom and in Romania.

Equifax fined maximum penalty under 1998 UK data protection law

by Greg Otto • 11 months ago

The fine amounts to $664,000.

House of Representatives to boost info-sharing program with Five Eyes allies

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The U.S. House of Representatives is looking to ramp up a cyberthreat information-sharing program with the parliaments of allies Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Britain, according to House CISO Randy Vickers.

London police seize over $667,000 in bitcoin from convicted hacker

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

The sentencing judge described Grant West as “a one-man cybercrime wave.”

GCHQ head says U.K. engaged in cyberwarfare against ISIS

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

GCHQ head Jeremy Fleming revealed that the U.K. has conducted a proactive cyber campaign against ISIS, touting the notion of using offensive cyberattacks to counter violent extremism.

U.K. cyber agency tells government to handle Russian anti-virus software with caution

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

The guidance stops short of banning any software outright, but warns that national agencies should avoid using Russian anti-virus software in the interest of national security.

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