Google faces calls to lift anti-censorship blocks in Iran

Google is facing calls to lift a block it has placed on its services for Iranian users as the regime continues to clamp down on protests in the country. The use of counter-censorship technology is increasing in Iran after the authorities blocked access to popular communications services amid continuing demonstrations …

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North Korean hackers mining cryptocurrency Monero

North Korean hackers are developing malware to mine cryptocurrencies on victims’ computers as UN sanctions bite. A spin-off of the Lazarus Group – a hacking organisation which cybersecurity researchers have linked to North Korea – is developing malware as a method of generating money rather than stealing data. The hacking …

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SpaceX prepares secret ‘Zuma’ satellite launch

SpaceX is preparing to send into space a satellite for the US government that is so secret the public cannot know even which branch of the administration commissioned the launch. A weather report ahead of the launch released on Tuesday described the conditions as excellent. Unlike the private aerospace company’s …

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