Trump approves plan to create independent, aggressive cyber command

Aug 19, 2017

Trump approves plan to create independent, aggressive cyber command

President Donald Trump has approved a long-delayed Pentagon plan to create an independent and more aggressive cyber command in order to beef up cyberwar operations against the Islamic State group and other foes. The White House announcement Friday means U.S. Cyber Command may eventually be ...

/ Aug 4, 2017

South Korean spy agency admits it tried to rig 2012 election

South Korea's spy agency has admitted that it had engaged in a far-reaching attempt to manipulate voters as it sought to help conservatives win parliamentary and presidential elections. In-house investigators from the National Intelligence Service (NIS) confirmed that the agency's cyberwarfare unit organized and operated ...

Europe battles Google News over taxing snippets of articles

/ Jul 30, 2017

Europe battles Google News over taxing snippets of articles

A major battle is brewing in Brussels over an EU reform plan that would force internet aggregators such as Google News to pay newspapers for displaying snippets of their articles online. Google is furious at the reform idea, but powerful publishers, including Axel Springer in ...