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Protecting Children Online

Steps Toward Making Your Computer

It’s an unfortunate fact of reality, but children are the most victimized computer users on the Internet today. The good news is that there are some practical steps you can take to protect your children from sexual predators, hackers, and other seedy individuals who want to cause harm. This article will describe a few of them.

The first step in protecting your children at the computer is to prevent their access to  passwords. This will keep them from sharing passwords with others and inadvertently enabling hacking into your system. If you think about it, there’s … Read More

Dutch accuse UK of ‘damaging confidence’ by disclosing particulars of EncroChat police collaboration

Prosecutors in Rotterdam have accused the UK of “damaging confidence” of European legislation enforcement our bodies by disclosing particulars of a joint police operation to infiltrate the EncroChat encrypted cellphone community.

The Dutch Public Prosecution Service (OM) has written to legal professionals within the Netherlands claiming that the UK wrongly disclosed paperwork from confidential conferences between legislation enforcement and prosecutors to the British courts.

The letter dated 24 March 2021 seems designed to counter solutions made in UK courtroom hearings that the Dutch had a task alongside the French Gendarmerie in harvesting tens of millions of supposedly safe messages

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Benioff projects future of work onto Salesforce’s ‘Cloud 3.0’

Marc Benioff, chair and chief executive of cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) supplier Salesforce, and the company’s president and chief operating officer Bret Taylor are projecting their term “Cloud 3.0” as “where the future works”.

Benioff delivered a keynote yesterday (10 February 2020) from Singapore, where the supplier said the future is already working. “Offices, restaurants and shops are opening, but we aren’t going back to the way it was,” the supplier said in a statement. “Companies around the world had to fundamentally rethink their operating model to respond to the spread of Covid-19. Salesforce was no different.

“Salesforce quickly

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Hacked Finnish therapy business collapses

Vastaamo, the Finland-based private psychotherapy practice that covered up a cyber attack on its patient record system in 2018 and then saw its patients directly extorted by cyber criminals, has collapsed into bankruptcy with its services to be acquired by medical services firm Verve.

The firm came to worldwide attention in the wake of the extortion attack in October 2020, in which cyber criminals threatened to leak personal data unless patients paid a bitcoin ransom of €200.

It subsequently emerged that the business’ former owner, Ville Tapio, who had sold Vastaamo to an investment company in 2019,

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