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US company selling weaponized BlueKeep exploit
https://www.zdnet.com/article/us-company-selling-weaponized-bluekeep-exploit/

Big fat doubt hovers over UK.gov’s Making Tax Digital, customs declaration IT projects
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/18/making_tax_digital_and_customs_it_among_raft_of_gov_projects_rated_at_major_risk/
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/17/pac_emergency_services_network_report/

UK PM Johnson spins revolving doors, new digital minister falls through
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/26/nigel_adams_named_digi_minister/

Man arrested over UK’s Lancaster University data breach hack allegations
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/24/lancaster_university_hack_breach_man_arrested/

Those facial recognition trials in the UK? They should be banned, warns Parliamentary committee
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/18/uk_government_facial_recognition/
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-49030595

UK cops blasted over ‘disproportionate’ slurp of years of data from crime victims’ phones
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/23/rights_groups_attack_uk_cops_crime_victims_phones/

Sweden and UK’s surveillance programs on trial at the European Court of Human Rights
https://www.zdnet.com/article/sweden-and-uks-surveillance-programs-on-trial-at-the-european-court-of-human-rights/

UK, EU police pilot scheme to give wayward teen hackers white hats
https://www.zdnet.com/article/uk-eu-police-pilot-scheme-to-give-wayward-teen-hackers-white-hats/

My browser, the spy: How extensions slurped up browsing histories from 4M users
https://arstechnica.com/?p=1531629
More on DataSpii: How extensions hide their data grabs—and how they’re discovered
https://arstechnica.com/?p=1533185

Kazakhstan government is now intercepting all HTTPS traffic
https://www.zdnet.com/article/kazakhstan-government-is-now-intercepting-all-https-traffic/
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1567114

Microsoft May Be Bringing a New Windows 10 Start Menu Experience Moving Away From the Live Tiles

Microsoft May Be Bringing a New Windows 10 Start Menu Experience Moving Away From the Live Tiles


https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/leak-of-internal-windows-10-build-gives-a-peek-at-new-features/

Marcus ‘MalwareTech’ Hutchins gets no prison time, one year supervised release
https://www.zdnet.com/article/marcus-malwaretech-hutchins-gets-no-prison-time-one-year-supervised-release/
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/26/hutchins_sentencing/

GitHub starts blocking developers in countries facing US trade sanctions
https://www.zdnet.com/article/github-starts-blocking-developers-in-countries-facing-us-trade-sanctions/

Who owns the UK ?
https://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/2019/07/who-owns-london.html
http://map.whoownsengland.org

Franky Zapata: Flyboard inventor fails in cross-Channel bid
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-49108632

Bethesda removes classic Doom games from Xbox One store to sell a new package
https://arstechnica.com/?p=1542321

Moonlighter and This War of Mine Free on the Epic Games Store
https://www.bluesnews.com/s/202116/moonlighter-and-this-war-of-mine-free-on-the-epic-games-store