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VPN downloads soar following new China law

VPN downloads in Hong Kong have soared following the news that China will propose a new national security law that will give it even greater control over the city. NordVPN, Surfshark and ProtonVPN are just a few of the VPN providers whose apps are quickly moving up the charts in …

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Cybercriminals double ransom demand for celebrity law firm

The cyberattack on New York celebrity law firm Grubman, Shire, Meiselas and Sacks (GSMS) is getting murkier after the perpetrators upped their demands. The gang behind the Sodinokibi attack have now doubled the ransom demand to $42 million. Furthermore, they claim to possess compromising information on President Trump and said …

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China passes new cryptography law

China has passed a new cryptography law regulating how the technology will be used by the government, businesses and private citizens once it goes into effect on January 1st, 2020. The new law classifies cryptography into three different types: core, common and commercial cryptography. Core and common cryptography, which will …

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New law will give telcos easier access to apartment blocks

The government is introducing a new law that will make it easier for broadband operators to install and upgrade connections in blocks of flats. Under the present system, providers have to request permission to access the building to do their work, however 40 per cent of all applications receive no …

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AMD turns to chiplets as Moore’s Law slows

About the author Mark Papermaster is the CTO and Executive Vice President at AMD. For more than five decades, Moore’s Law has governed the pace of innovation in the semiconductor industry – driving evolution in the computing space from the early desktops and laptops to cloud computing and Internet of …

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UAE data protection law, similar to GDPR, likely landing this year

The UAE is looking at implementing a data protection law, similar to EU’s introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2008, as part of the UAE National Cybersecurity Strategy. TRA has launched the 2020-2025 strategy as the country is entering the fifth-generation era in a bid to enable swift …

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