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India threatens jail for visiting forbidden sites

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Visiting a 'forbidden' website is now punishable with a three-year jail term in India - even without downloading anything. NordVPN predicts a surge of VPN subscriptions in India by Internet users to protect online freedom.

ICYMI: UAE VPN ban; Malvertising; Voice recognition, US drops SMS; Bitcoins stolen

ICYMI: UAE VPN ban; Malvertising; Voice recognition, US drops SMS; Bitcoins stolen

The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at UAE's VPN ban; Hidden malvertising; Bank voice recognition; US drops SMS -2F; Bitcoins stolen.

UAE 'VPN ban' creates confusion

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Increased fines for using VPN to commit criminal acts resulted in confusion over who can use VPN for what in the United Arab Emirates.

UAE bans VPNS

UAE bans VPNS

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A royal command has banned VPNs and proxy servers in the United Arab Emirates, but for a country investing so heavily in cyber-security, is this not a step back?

Netflix's VPN ban may result in stronger security for VPN customers

Netflix's VPN ban may result in stronger security for VPN customers

Despite very vocal critics, Netflix will not give in to the demands of overseas VPN users that want access to the US catalogue of shows says Paul Bischoff.

ICYMI: Snapchat hack; TLS Drowned; Medical ransomware; Norway/China;  SSL VPN insecure

ICYMI: Snapchat hack; TLS Drowned; Medical ransomware; Norway/China; SSL VPN insecure

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The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at Snapchat whaled; Drown hits TLS; Hospitals ransomed; Chinese espionage in Norway; 90% of SSL VPNs insecure

VPN gone bad: APT actors enlist Chinese 'Terracotta' provider to hide criminal activity

VPN gone bad: APT actors enlist Chinese 'Terracotta' provider to hide criminal activity

APT actors are using a China-based VPN provider to hide their digital tracks and mask their identities.

VPN services at risk from IPv6 vulnerability

VPN services at risk from IPv6 vulnerability

Users who have opted for a VPN service could be at risk from hackers thanks to the way that providers handle IPv6 traffic.

Mobile guidance on encryption/VPN from CESG

Mobile guidance on encryption/VPN from CESG

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The CESG, the security offshoot of GCHQ, has published in-depth guidance for users of laptop, tablet and smartphone operating systems, offering specifics on how to deploy and use the operating systems on a mobile platform.

Third-party access adds vulnerability

Third-party access adds vulnerability

Its time to take back third party remote access and increase visibility on the network says Stuart Facey

ICO issues advice on BYOD data management and security

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A bring your own device (BYOD) policy raises a number of data protection concerns due to its ownership, and data controllers must ensure that all data processing remains in compliance with the Data Protection Act, the ICO has said.

The summer for remote connectivity begins now

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As children break up from school for the summer holidays and trips away from home are planned, the subject of remote workers and the problems surrounding external access arises.

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