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New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business

New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business

FRANKFURT/MOSCOW/KIEV A new cyber virus spread from Ukraine to wreak havoc around the globe on Wednesday, crippling thousands of computers, disrupting ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting production at a chocolate factory in Australia. The virus is believed to have first taken hold on Tuesday in Ukraine where it silently infected computers after [...]

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Canada’s top court rules Google must block some results worldwide

Canada’s top court rules Google must block some results worldwide

OTTAWA Canadian courts can force internet search leader Google to remove results worldwide, the country’s top court ruled on Wednesday, drawing criticism from civil liberties groups arguing such a move sets a precedent for censorship on the internet. In its 7-2 decision, Canada’s Supreme Court found that a court in the country can grant an [...]

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FBI questions U.S. employees of Russian cyber firm Kaspersky Lab

FBI questions U.S. employees of Russian cyber firm Kaspersky Lab

The FBI interviewed several U.S. employees of Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab this week as part of an ongoing agency probe of the company’s operations, according to two sources familiar with the matter. Federal Bureau of Investigation agents visited the homes of Kaspersky employees late on Tuesday in multiple U.S. cities, though no search [...]

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