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China warns Google to obey law

Posted by Saumil on Monday, March 15, 2010, In : Internet 

Promising consequences if Google flouts China's censorship laws, Chinese authorities also chide the U.S. for its human rights record
By Thomas Claburn, InformationWeek USA

A top official of the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently warned Google that it will face consequences if it fails to obey Chinese laws.

According to an Associate Press report, Li Yizhong, head of the MIIT, said, "If you want to do something that disobeys Chinese law and regulations, you ...


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A rise in cyber attacks by one third saw 100 per cent of enterprises experience cyber losses in 2009

Posted by Saumil on Thursday, February 25, 2010, In : Internet 

Under half of organisations rate security as their top issue, while three quarters experienced cyber attacks in the last 12 months.

According to Symantec's 2010 State of Enterprise Security study, 75 per cent of enterprises experienced cyber attacks in the last 12 months and 36 per cent rated the attacks somewhat/highly effective. Also, there was a 29 per cent rise in reported attacks in the last 12 months.

       

It also found that 100 per cent of enterprises surveyed experienced cyber lo...


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Keep the Internet free! China “Shut up US.”

Posted by Saumil on Saturday, January 23, 2010, In : Internet 

China to US: shut up about "so-called Internet freedom"

In the wake of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's major speech yesterday on Internet freedom, a speech in which she called out countries like Egypt, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Iran, and China, most governments have yet to respond. China, however, was quick to reply after dealing with the Google issue for a week already. 

Here's what has happened in 24 turbulent hours.

Wide open. It didn't take China long to respond to Clinton's call to te...


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The State of Internet Security

Posted by Saumil on Friday, September 25, 2009, In : Internet 
Just last week, Websense Security Labs released it's State Of Internet Security report. This report is released twice a year and it covers all changes in website and internet security in the past 6 months. While we can generally expect that internet vulnerabilities, spam and other attacks will rise, this report was especially grim.

According to the report, the number of malicious sites on the web has grown over 230% in the last six months. This number reaches over 670% in the last year.

While t...

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