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DHS Removes Airplane Laptop Ban, NotPetya Is a Wiper - Threat Wire
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Published on Jul 4, 2017
DHS Removes Laptop Ban on Airplanes, Microsoft 10 To Block Ransomware?, and NotPetya Is A Wiper, Not Ransomware. All that coming up now on Threat Wire.

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Kaspersky: You can trust us despite US government ban
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-41267221         

Kaspersky: You can trust us despite US government ban
Rory Cellan-Jones
Technology correspondent
14 September 2017

From the section Technology     
[quote]
Eugene Kaspersky has denied that the cyber-security firm he founded is close to the Russian government and insists it poses no danger to its American customers.
Mr Kaspersky told the BBC that the Trump administration's move to ban government agencies from using his products was
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Kaspersky Sues US Government over Federal Software Ban
http://www.majorgeeks.com/news/story/kas...e_ban.html        Kaspersky Sues US Government over Federal Software Ban
Posted by: Timothy Tibbetts on 12/19/2017 07:38 AM [  Comments ]
Kaspersky Labs is suing the US government for banning its software citing that they didn't provide "due process" and unfairly tarnished the company's reputation. 


We totally agree and here are our thoughts on why. 

Common sense dictates that the government use US-ba
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N.Y. plastic grocery bag ban starts March 1, some fear confusion, loopholes
[quote]ALBANY – Like many environmentalists, Eric Goldstein is applauding New York’s pending ban on single-use plastic grocery bags, but he also thinks the ban should be delayed beyond its March 1 implementation date.
[color=#222222][size=large][font=ChronicleTextG2-Roman]Why? He doesn’t think the state Department of Environmental Conservation has done enough to inform the public that the ban is actually imminent. He f
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Huawei says it won't return to Google services, even when the ban lifts [Update]
[quote] When Huawei introduced the Mate 30 series in September, it did it without Google services. 
[size=small]This is thanks to a trade war between the United States and China that [url=https://www.neowin.net/news/google-to-drop-support-for-huawei-devices-including-pl
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Kaspersky speaks on US government ban and a closed Russian internet
[quote] As Eugene Kaspersky saw his chance to celebrate a decade of sponsoring the Ferrari Scuderia F1 team evaporate when the Melbourne Grand Prix was cancelled, ZDNet asked about why he was singled out by the US government, parallels with the Huawei ban, and a Russian internet.

[color=#080e14][size=medium][size=medium][color=#080e14]In 2016, Kasperky's annual revenue was over $640 million. But that was all put at risk when the US government [url=ht
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The U.S. might permanently ban end-to-end encryption
[quote]The U.S. might permanently ban end-to-end encryption


Introduced into the U.S. Senate in March, the Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies (EARN IT) bill proposes requiring companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google to monitor digital messages for illegal material in order for those companies to continue to be protected from liability for what’s published by their users.

While the bill doesn’t talk about encryption, experts agree that the only
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Instagram’s Reels feature reportedly expands to India following TikTok ban
TikTok was banned in India along with 58 other Chinese apps

Facebook is testing Instagram’s Reels feature in India, Business Insider reports. Reels is a video editing tool designed to let people create TikTok-style 15 second videos that can be shared on their Instagram Stories, sent via DM, or posted to a section of the Explore tab called Top Reels.

The news emerged just days after the Indian government banned TikTok along with 58 other China-based apps. Business Insider reports that some
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Google will ban ads for stalkerware starting August 11
Google will update its Google Ads Enabling Dishonest Behavior policy to globally ban advertising for spyware and surveillance technology known as stalkerware starting with August 11, 2020.

Stalkerware tech allows third-parties to monitor one's mobile device without the user's knowledge, as well as to collect sensitive user information related to the user's location and online activity later to be used for blackmail or various other malicious purposes.

[b]Specifically targeting intimate par
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TikTok, the App the US Wants to Ban, Tops Download Charts on iPhone
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[quote]TikTok is one again one of the most popular iOS apps

The United States authorities are currently pondering banning TikTok in the country, but this doesn’t necessarily mean that users there are also ready to abandon the app.

According to information provided by Sensor Tower, TikTok was the most downloaded non-gaming app in the entire world last year, reaching no less than 87 million installs. According to the official numb