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In what's been hailed "a game changer" for making the Internet safer, charity Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), has developed a new technological system to stop millions of child sexual abuse images from being uploaded and shared on the Internet.
(Staff writer - Sputnik, US, October 21, 2016)
The tech giant is pushing back so hard against a new court order that would require the company to help the Federal Bureau of Investigation break into an iPhone — Apple objects to the idea on a philosophical basis, but it also makes good, solid business sense to tie its products to privacy and security, analysts say. (Matthew DeLuca - NBC News, US, February 18, 2016)
Popular celebrity news website TMZ is the latest victim of malware-carrying ad networks. The site brings in 30 million visitors each month and joins a long list of large publishers affected in recent years. (Christina Mercer - Techworld, UK, February 4, 2016)
Microsoft isn’t forcing Windows 7 and 8.1 users to upgrade to Windows 10, but they are pushing it on them pretty aggressively. Windows 10 is now automatically downloaded to all Windows 7 and 8.1 machines as a “recommended update” with the Windows Update tool—whether you want it or not. (Patrick Allan - lifehacker, US, February 2, 2016)