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DOD disables file sharing service due to ‘security risks’

The US Department of Defense has disabled access this month to a file sharing service used by its army aviation and missile research centers, citing security issues. The disabled service is named AMRDEC SAFE, which stands for the US Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) Safe ...

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Google traffic hijacked via tiny Nigerian ISP

A tiny Nigerian ISP has hijacked internet traffic meant for Google’s data centers. The incident, called a BGP hijack, occurred yesterday, on November 12, between 13:12 and 14:35, Pacific time, according to Google. The incident was first detected and reported by BGPmon, an online service that monitors the routes that ...

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HTTP-over-QUIC to be renamed HTTP/3

The HTTP-over-QUIC experimental protocol will be renamed to HTTP/3 and is expected to become the third official version of the HTTP protocol, officials at the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) have revealed. This will become the second Google-developed experimental technology to become an official HTTP protocol upgrade after Google’s SPDY ...

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Google: Newer Android versions are less affected by malware

Google is finally seeing tangible results after dedicating itself to improving Android’s security in the past few years. According to new statistics the company released today, percentage-wise devices running newer Android versions have been infected in much fewer numbers than devices running older OS releases. For example, the percentage of ...

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