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Google faces fresh class action-style suit in UK over DeepMind NHS patient data scandal

Google is facing a new class-action style lawsuit in the U.K. in relation to a health data scandal that broke back in 2016, when it emerged that its AI division, DeepMind, had been passed data on more than a million patients as part of an app development project by the Royal Free NHS Trust in London — without the patients’ knowledge or consent. The Trust was later sanctioned by the U.K.’s data protection watchdog which found, in...

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More details emerge on China's widespread Ukraine-related hacking efforts

More details are emerging about the activities of a prolific Chinese government hacking group and how it’s used Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as part of its ongoing efforts to infiltrate a diverse range of target networks across three continents in pursuit of espionage and information theft. Mustang Panda — otherwise known as Bronze President, HoneyMyte or RedDelta — has been targeting European and Russian entities using...

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Europe finds fault with Apple’s selfish use of NFC

The European Commission isn’t happy with Apple’s monopolistic views regarding its mobile payment platform “Apple Pay.” The European Commission argues that Apple shouldn’t lock the NFC chip inside iPhones to work exclusively with its mobile payment platform. The Commission sent a Statement of Objections to Apple over its practices regarding Apple Pay earlier today. It argued that “Apple restricts competition in the mobile...