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Turkey security body says emergency should be extended

Istanbul - Turkey's top national security body chaired by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said a three-month state of emergency imposed in the wake of the July 15 coup bid should be extended when it expires in October.

US Congress rejects Obama's veto of Saudi 9/11 bill

Washington - The US Congress voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to override Barack Obama's veto of a bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, the first such rebuke of his eight-year presidency.

Moscow shuns Microsoft's software, builds its own instead

Moscow - The city of Moscow has announced it will replace Microsoft software with programs made within Russia. The decision was made after a call from President Vladimir Putin to reduce the country's dependency on foreign software, a potential security risk.

Sinister new malware hints at future of undetectable viruses

A security researcher has discovered a strain of Microsoft Office malware that utilises a simple but effective technique to evade detection by analysts. While it is relatively unsophisticated, it points to the future challenges of combating cybercrime.

Obama set to veto 9/11 victims' bid to sue Saudis

Washington - Barack Obama will on Friday veto legislation allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, risking public outrage and the first congressional override of his presidency.

Microsoft told to compensate Windows 10 users with ruined PCs

Consumer rights group Which? has announced a public challenge to Microsoft over the launch of Windows 10. It called on the company to "take action" over a myriad of issues on the platform, suggesting it pay compensation to users.

New ransomware prevents Windows from loading until you pay up

A potentially devastating new ransomware discovered in the wild goes to new lengths to convince you to pay up. After encrypting your entire hard drive, Mamba overwrites your PC's master boot record, preventing it from starting Windows.

US warns of 'Starbucks attack risk' in south Turkey

Istanbul - The United States has warned of the risk of a terror attack in the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep close to the Syrian border on businesses frequented by Westerners, including the popular coffee chain Starbucks.

Malware-infected USB sticks delivered to mailboxes in Melbourne

Australia's Victoria Police Force has warned homeowners not to use USB sticks being dropped through the mailboxes of one Melbourne suburb. It comes after a recent flood of reports from members of the public who have found compromised unmarked drives.

Canada schools evacuated over unsubstantiated bomb threats

Montr - Some 60 schools and universities in eastern Canada were evacuated Wednesday over a series of bomb threats, including one received by police, that appeared to have been bogus.

Russia busts pair 'trying to sell CIA fake secrets'

Moscow - Russia's security service said Tuesday it had foiled an attempt by two young men in Siberia to sell made-up military secrets to the CIA for cash.

Saudia pilot triggers false hijack alarm in Philippines

Manila - A pilot of a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight accidentally pressed a hijack alarm, triggering a major security response at Manila airport on Tuesday, authorities said.

Saudia pilot triggers false hijack alarm in Philippines

Manila - A pilot of a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight accidentally pressed a hijack alarm, triggering a major security response at Manila airport on Tuesday, authorities said.

Saudia pilot triggers false hijack alarm in Philippines

Manila - A pilot of a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight accidentally pressed a hijack alarm, triggering a major security response at Manila airport on Tuesday, authorities said.

Obama warns Americans must not 'succumb to fear'

New York - President Barack Obama Monday called on Americans "not to succumb to fear" after bomb attacks in New York and New Jersey and a mass stabbing incident in Minnesota over the weekend.

Slovak PM wants EU border guards deployed by year end

Prague - Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico on Sunday said he hoped a new border and coastguard force would be deployed on the European Union's outer frontiers by the end of 2016.

Munich's Oktoberfest opens amid tight security

Munich - The Oktoberfest, Munich's annual beer festival, opened on Saturday with a stronger police presence than usual after a string of attacks in recent months in Germany.

Despite pressure, no imminent pardon seen for Snowden

Washington - Judging by the resoluteness of US officials' tone, the chances President Barack Obama will pardon Edward Snowden appear very slim, and close to none before November's presidential election.

Snowden was a 'disgruntled' employee: House committee report

Washington - Edward Snowden was a "disgruntled employee" and not a "principled whistleblower," according to a report from Congress, which comes amid mounting pressure for a presidential pardon.

American jihadist recounts his turn from extremism

Washington - He urged extremists to kill in the name of Allah. But Jesse Morton says he's now a different man, countering in Washington the very same ideology that brought him in the shadow of Al-Qaeda.

Rights groups launch campaign for Snowden pardon

New York - Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union launched a campaign Wednesday to push President Barack Obama to pardon Edward Snowden, the fugitive intelligence whistleblower living in Russia.

America's 911 system could be crippled by 400,000 infected phones

Researchers have outlined how attackers could disable America's nationwide 911 emergency line using a botnet of 400,000 infected smartphones. The number would be sufficient to cripple the network and leave it overloaded, preventing people from dialling.

Fugitive Snowden urges Obama to pardon him

London - US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden called on President Barack Obama to pardon him, saying in comments published Tuesday it had been morally "necessary" to shine a light on mass surveillance.

French terror investigators grapple with smartphone app Telegram

Paris - Smartphone app Telegram, favoured by the Islamic State group thanks to the encrypted messaging it offers, is proving a headache for French anti-terror investigators.

4.5m web servers at risk due to insecure private keys

A study has found that over 4.5 million web servers fail to properly secure their private keys, cryptographic signatures that protect data and prevent sensitive connections being hijacked. The keys can be found online, allowing hackers to access servers.

Controversial wall aims to secure Calais port

Lille - With the fences not enough to stop them, a wall is going up in northern France blocking access to the port of Calais for migrants trying to clandestinely cross the Channel to Britain. The initiative however has met with controversy on both shores.

Calais wall not needed if French migrant 'Jungle' goes: mayor

Calais - Calais Mayor Natacha Bouchart said Thursday there would be no need for Britain to build its promised wall in the northern French city once the squalid 'Jungle' migrant camp there is shut down.

Obama 'not ready to concede' Guantanamo will stay open

Vientiane - With months left in office, US President Barack Obama said Thursday he was not ready to give up on an eight-year-old promise to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

As Obama caps Asia pivot, Thailand seen as missing piece

Vientiane - President Barack Obama attends a farewell dinner with Southeast Asian leaders Wednesday, capping eight years of careful courtship that has created new friends, but left links frayed with America's oldest regional ally -- Thailand.

Fugitive Edward Snowden 'hid amongst Hong Kong refugees'

Hong Kong - US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden sought shelter among Hong Kong refugees after he leaked a huge trove of secret documents in the southern Chinese city, reports said Wednesday.
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