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15% Extra – Show 184 – 18 January 2019

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Ministry of Justice abandons key plank of £280m IT project

Attention all British .eu owners: Buy dotcom domains and prepare to sue, says UK govt

The EU’s Copyright Directive Charm Offensive Pats Europeans On the Head and Tells Them Leave it Up to the Corporations

NHS England claims it will be all-digital within the decade

WordPress-Related Vulnerabilities Tripled in 2018

85 Adware Apps in Google Play Installed 9 Million Times

Fake GPS Apps with 50M Installs Just Show Ads and Run Google Maps
Google Play malware used phones’ motion sensors to conceal itself

Excuse me, sir. You can’t store your things there. Those 7 gigabytes are reserved for Windows 10

Microsoft January 2019 Patch Tuesday Includes 51 Security Updates

Just updated Windows 7? Can’t access network shares? It isn’t just you
Windows KB4480960 & KB4480970 Updates Causing Network and License Problems

Firefox 65 to Show Certificates Used in Man-in-the-Middle SSL Attacks

U.S. Government Shutdown Leaves Its Sites with Expired TLS Certificates

Kaspersky blew whistle on NSA hacking tool hoarder

Google Adds DNS-over-TLS Support to Its Public DNS Service

A DNS hijacking wave is targeting companies at an almost unprecedented scale

‘Unprecedented’ DNS Hijacking Attacks Linked to Iran

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