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Trio behind dating site scams get 235 years in jail as 'millions' defrauded



News May 26, 2017


The cybercriminals, all Nigerian nationals, were sentenced in the US for running the international fraud operation after being extradited from South Africa in 2015.A spokesperson from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ...

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Disney boss Bob Iger says 'Pirates hack' was a hoax



News May 26, 2017


Bob Iger denied reports that one of the studio's unreleased films had been stolen by hackers."To our knowledge we were not hacked," the chief executive told Yahoo Finance."We had a threat of a hack of a movie being stolen."We deci...

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PM to urge action over online extremist content after Manchester attack



News May 25, 2017


The Prime Minister will tell the G7 group of leading industrial nations that the threat from Islamic State is evolving from the battlefield to the internet, as she accuses tech companies of not doing enough to remove harmful onlin...

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Newly discovered Samba software flaw prompts fears of WannaCry cyberattack repeat



News May 25, 2017


The vulnerability in popular networking software Samba could potentially affect hundreds of thousands of devices.It leaves those devices exposed to attackers who could potentially remotely upload and execute code to take control o...

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US government spaceplane contract awarded to Boeing



News May 25, 2017


Boeing will be completing the advanced design work for the Experimental Spaceplane XS-1 programme run by the agency, which is part of the US Department of Defense.The programme aims to create a new class of hypersonic aircraft tha...

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