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Blame game for cyber attacks grows murkier as spying, crime tools mix

Blame game for cyber attacks grows murkier as spying, crime tools mix

TALLINN, Estonia Veteran espionage researcher Jon DiMaggio was hot on the trail three months ago of what on the face of it looked like a menacing new industrial espionage attack by Russian cyber spies. All the hallmarks were there: targeted phishing emails common to government espionage, an advanced Trojan horse for stealing data from inside [...]

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Toyota uses open-source software in new approach to in-car tech

Toyota uses open-source software in new approach to in-car tech

TOKYO Toyota Motor Corp on Wednesday said the infotainment system of its revamped Camry sedan to be sold in the United States will run on a Linux-based, open-source technology platform as it tries to keep up with tech firms in developing software for cars. With the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) system in a mainstay model, [...]

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China says controversial cyber law not designed to cripple foreign firms

China says controversial cyber law not designed to cripple foreign firms

BEIJING China’s top cyber authority said on Wednesday it is not targeting foreign firms with a controversial national cyber law set to come into effect on Thursday. More than 50 overseas companies and business groups have lobbied against the law, which includes stringent data storage and surveillance requirements. “The purpose is to safeguard [China's] national [...]

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