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Critical Microsoft database breach was kept secret from the public

“Critical Microsoft database breach was kept secret from the public Back in 2013, Microsoft suffered a rather critical security breach” reports slashgear.com. Should Microsoft have kept this secret, or should it have gone public with the details of its breach?. So reports Reuters, which spoke to five former Microsoft employees who had knowledge of the breach. Source: slashgear.com Share This:

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Government wants to argue in secret why it doesn’t want disclose the Comey memos

“Government lawyers asked a judge Friday to deny CNN’s request to force the FBI to publicly disclose former FBI Director James Comey’s memos documenting his interactions with President Trump about the Russia investigation” writes Daniel Chaitin for washingtonexaminer.com. Richman also said he believed there was no classified information in those memos. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Minister faces legal threat over secret reports on impact of UK leaving the EU

“David Davis, the Brexit secretary, has been threatened with legal action over his refusal to publish 50 secret studies commissioned on the impact of Brexit” writes Rowena Mason for theguardian.com. The 50 studies into the impact of Brexit on different industries were commissioned earlier this year but the government has argued that publishing them could damage the UK’s negotiating position with Brussels. Source: theguardian.com Share This:

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A ‘ridiculous mistake’ gave North Korea access to the US and South Korea’s secret war plans

“North Korean personnel reportedly attacked a South Korean cybersecurity firm and embedded themselves in the software” writes Alex Lockie for businessinsider.my. As a result, North Korea reportedly got ahold of Operation Plan 5015, the US and South Korea’s secret war plan to kill the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.A South Korea lawmaker recently disclosed that hackers suspected to be North Korean gained access to Seoul’s highly secured military intranet in September 2016 and made off with the US and South Korea’s secret war plans.South Korea’s military used the software…

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A Danish ‘McDonald’s for lingerie’ is taking on Victoria’s Secret by opening 200 stores around the world

“Change says it wants to open 200 stores around the world, and double its turnover in the next five years” reports businessinsider.com. Today, Change operates some 240 corporate and franchised stores in nine countries, and makes deliveries to other stores in four additional markets. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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ENRC wins right of appeal in bid to keep corruption investigation secret

“The former FTSE 100 mining giant ENRC has scored a victory in its battle to keep the details of internal corruption investigations out of the hands of fraud authorities” writes Jeremy Warner for telegraph.co.uk. A spokesman for the company, which denies wrongdoing, claimed the order was a threat to internal anti-corruption efforts.The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is probing the ENRC over its activities in Kazakhstan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and in May won a landmark civil order requiring disclosure of documents relating to an investigation by an outside…

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Why Does Russia Have a Secret ISS Experiment?

“Russia’ seven-ton Progress MS-07 tanker will be carrying a secret, a previously unseen instrument attached to the exterior front section of the spacecraft” writes unknown author for popularmechanics.com. Since then, a number of pictures documenting the work on Progress MS-07 in Baikonur also showed the unidentified device, indicating that Russian authorities aren’t really keeping it secret. Source: popularmechanics.com Share This:

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Netflix drama The Crown to explore Royal relationship with Nazis

“The Crown, the Netflix drama, will dedicate one future episode to the Edward VIII, the Duke of Windsor, and his dealings with the Nazis, in scenes set after he abdicated the throne to live in virtual exile” writes Arts Correspondent for telegraph.co.uk. The Crown has so far taken no prisoners when it comes to depicting the secret life of the Royals, from the blazing arguments between the newlywed Queen and Prince Philip to the love life of Princess Margaret. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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