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Microsoft Disables Most of Cybercriminals’ Control Over Massive Computer Network

Microsoft Disables Most of Cybercriminals’ Control Over Massive Computer Network

Microsoft Corp said Tuesday it had disabled more than 90% of the machines used by a gang of Russian-speaking cyber...

US 2020 Election Carries High Stakes for Twitter, Facebook

US 2020 Election Carries High Stakes for Twitter, Facebook

Facebook, Twitter and other internet companies are rolling out new policies on controversial content during the U.S. presidential campaign. Michelle...

US Justice Department Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

US Justice Department Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

The U.S. Justice Department has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google for allegedly violating federal law by using its dominant...

US Charges Six Russian Military Officers in Global Cyberattacks

US Charges Six Russian Military Officers in Global Cyberattacks

U.S. prosecutors on Monday announced charges against six Russian military intelligence officers in connection with a global computer hacking campaign...

US Charges Six Russian Agents in Global Cyber Attack

US Charges Six Russian Agents in Global Cyber Attack

U.S. prosecutors have charged six Russian military intelligence officers in connection with a global computer malware campaign that struck the...

Got Any Signal Up Here? Nokia to Build Mobile Network on Moon

Got Any Signal Up Here? Nokia to Build Mobile Network on Moon

Finland’s Nokia has been selected by NASA to build the first cellular network on the moon, the company said on...

Twitter Blocks Tweet About Masks From White House Coronavirus Team Adviser

Twitter Blocks Tweet About Masks From White House Coronavirus Team Adviser

Dr. Scott Atlas is a neuroradiologist, a fellow at a conservative-leaning think tank, a science adviser to President Donald Trump...

YouTube Follows Twitter And Facebook With QAnon Crackdown

YouTube Follows Twitter And Facebook With QAnon Crackdown

YouTube is following the lead of Twitter and Facebook, saying that it is taking more steps to limit QAnon and...

In Blocking Tweets, Is Twitter Protecting the Election or Interfering?

In Blocking Tweets, Is Twitter Protecting the Election or Interfering?

The decision by Twitter to block the dissemination of a story on its site about Hunter Biden, the son of...

Republicans to Subpoena Twitter CEO Over Blocking Article Attacking Biden 

Republicans to Subpoena Twitter CEO Over Blocking Article Attacking Biden 

Senate Republicans said Thursday they will subpoena Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey over the decision to block a news report...

COVID-19  Apps Roll Out Nationwide as States Try to Reopen

COVID-19  Apps Roll Out Nationwide as States Try to Reopen

Around the world, governments are turning to technology to trace people who have been exposed to the coronavirus. There are...

Report Tracks How Governments Fighting COVID Are Increasing Surveillance

Report Tracks How Governments Fighting COVID Are Increasing Surveillance

Governments around the world have used the COVID-19 pandemic as their reason for expanding digital surveillance and collecting more data...