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 •  December 14, 2017

Coming soon to the front lines of combat, US cyber soldiers, armed with keyboards, codes and electromagnetic tools to support traditional military operations. The US Army Cyber Command, now in its eighth year of operation, says it is getting close to regularly deploying cyber soldiers to the battlefield. The goal is to be able to disable...

Al Jazeera

 •  August 15, 2017

Russia and China have both recently taken action against the use of VPNs, virtual private networks. VPNs enable internet users in one country to surf the web as if they are in another. Up until now, China has taken a selective approach to prohibiting VPN use - usually choosing to look away when people tunnelled through the "great firewall" that...

Al Jazeera

 •  August 6, 2017

A US judge has set bail of $30,000 for a well-known British cyber security researcher accused of creating and distributing software designed to steal online banking credentials and credit card information. Marcus Hutchins, gained celebrity status within the hacker community in May when he was credited with neutralising the global "WannaCry"...