Business

Bitcoin proves double-edged sword for criminals

Regulators have repeatedly criticised the growth of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin because of their popularity with criminals but the technology's transparent transactions can also work against law breakers.

Business

US fines Boeing $17 mn over production issues

Boeing agreed to pay a $17 million fine and enhance its supply chain and production practices after installing unapproved equipment on hundreds of planes, US regulators said Thursday.

Computer Sciences

Expert discusses the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack

On May 7, Colonial Pipeline announced that it fell victim to a ransomware attack and had shut down one of the largest fuel pipelines in the U.S. as a result. Thomas Holt, director and professor in Michigan State University's ...

Internet

US administration unveils bill to limit online liability shield

The Trump administration unveiled legislation Wednesday aimed at limiting the liability shield of online services for content they host, the latest in a series of proposals motivated by a backlash against Big Tech platforms.

Security

US says Chinese military stole masses of Americans' data

Four members of the Chinese military have been charged with breaking into the computer networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of tens of millions of Americans, the Justice Department ...

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