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Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russia

Washington - A White House in crisis scrambled to allay public concern over reports that Donald Trump's son-in-law sought a secret communications link to Russia -- a bombshell allegation the US president swatted down as "fabricated.

US weighs banning laptop computers on international flights

Washington - US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Sunday said he was considering banning laptop computers on international flights into and out of the country amid signs of "a real threat.

Badged and searched: Sicily G7 fortress town irks locals

Taormina - On camera, it's picture-perfect. A G7 summit taking place under gentle sunshine in a Sicilian town perched on a hill overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean, Mount Etna billowing a plume of smoke in the background.

Attack sparks robust security for FA Cup and other sporting events

London - Armed police looked on as thousands watched the Great CityGames in the centre of Manchester on Friday just days after a suicide bomb at a pop concert claimed 22 lives and wounded dozens.

Russia holds 4 over IS plot against Moscow transport

Moscow - Russia's security service on Thursday said it had uncovered an alleged bomb-making laboratory in Moscow as officers detained four suspected Islamic State group members plotting "terror attacks" on public transport.

Jury out on North Korea link to ransomware attack

Washington - Was North Korea behind the ransomware epidemic that hit global computer networks earlier this month?

Manchester attack may help preserve post-Brexit security ties

Brussels - The Manchester attack may boost efforts to preserve long-standing British-EU intelligence sharing following Brexit, even if some forms of cooperation are affected by Britain leaving, experts say.

As US mulls action on steel, foreign producers urge caution

Washington - Foreign steel producers on Wednesday called for prudence as the Trump administration considers possible actions to shield domestic companies from unfair imports on national security grounds.

Improving email security against cyber attacks

A new study aims to help organizations improve email filters. This is based on analysis as to why phishing scams are successful and how computer systems can be better protected.

Sicilian tourist town in lockdown for G7

Taormina - A Sicilian town beloved by the rich and famous is swapping sun-worshippersfor snipers as the leaders of the G7 descend for a high-security meeting in the hill-top holiday destination.

Samsung's Galaxy S8 iris scanner fooled by a photograph

Samsung's "ultrasecure" iris scanner on its Galaxy S8 smartphone has been fooled using a photograph and contact lens. The method is alarmingly trivial to use and raises concerns about the safety of the biometric authentication technique.

Manchester attack exposes vulnerability of public events: experts

London - The suicide attack on a Manchester pop concert has sparked criticism about security, but experts said it highlighted the daunting task authorities face in neutralising those bent on destruction.

North Korea-linked hackers 'highly likely' behind WannaCry: Symantec

San Francisco - The Lazarus hacking group, widely believed to be connected to North Korea, is "highly likely" responsible for the WannaCry global cyberattack that hit earlier this month, US anti-virus firm Symantec said.

Bank's voice recognition system fooled by user's twin

The voice recognition security system used by a major UK bank was compromised in a test by a user's twin. The breach allows recent transactions to be displayed and money to be transferred between accounts. Withdrawals are not permitted.

Ankara police kill two suspected IS members planning attack: governor

Ankara - Turkish police on Sunday killed in Ankara two suspected members of the Islamic State jihadist group believed to have been planning an attack in the capital, the regional governor said.

North Korea denies role in global cyberattack

New York - North Korea on Friday angrily dismissed reports linking its isolated regime to the global cyberattack that held thousands of computers to virtual ransom.

Mexico president vows to protect journalists

Mexico - Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto promised Wednesday to better protect journalists after the killing of a renowned reporter who wrote about drug gangs sparked international outrage.

EU, US hold 'robust' talks on possible airline laptop ban

Brussels - Top US and EU officials traded intelligence Wednesday on what they called "serious evolving threats" to airline security as Washington mulls banning carry-on computers on flights from Europe.

Laptop ban on flights to US 'likely' to expand: official

Washington - A ban on laptops and other electronics in the cabin of flights from Europe to America will likely be further expanded to include additional countries, a US official said Tuesday.

Ugandan leader slams torture after claims of police excesses

Kanpala - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday said the use of torture was "wrong" but faced criticism from a top rights monitor for not demanding an enquiry on alleged police excesses.

W.House denies Trump caused 'lapse in national security'

Washington - Donald Trump's national security advisor on Tuesday denied the US president had caused a "lapse in national security" following reports he disclosed highly-classified information about the Islamic State group to Russian officials.

Bitcoin: Hackers' 'anonymous' currency

Paris - The perpetrators of the global cyberattack that caused havoc in 150 countries demanded "ransom" money in bitcoins, but experts believe the anonymity that the virtual currency affords is not necessarily impenetrable.

'Too early' to say who is behind cyberattacks: Europol

Den Haag - The European police agency said Tuesday it was still too early to determine who was behind a massive cyberattack which has caused global computer chaos, as researchers reported signs of a possible North Korean link.

Seoul cyber experts warn of more attacks as North blamed

Seoul - More cyberattacks could be in the pipeline after the global havoc caused by the Wannacry ransomware, South Korean cybersecurity experts warned Tuesday as fingers pointed at the North.

China denies universities hit hard by ransomware

Shanghai - Chinese authorities have said 66 of the country's universities were affected by the global ransomware attack, but have rejected reports of widespread damage in higher-education computer systems as "malicious" hype.

Whiz kid who foiled cyberattack

Paris - They are called white hats -- the good guys in the Wild West of the internet -- and they ride to the rescue as in the case of the 22-year-old British expert who helped stop the WannaCry cyberattack.

Disney blackmailed over apparent movie hack: reports

Los Angeles - Disney chief Bob Iger said on Monday hackers claiming to have access to one of the company's unreleased movies were demanding a "huge" ransom, according to US media reports.

Who's to blame for ransomware outbreak?

Washington - Questions are swirling over who is responsible for the security flaws exploited by hackers in the world's biggest ransomware attack to date, which crippled thousands of businesses and public organizations around the world.

EU, US to discuss possible airline laptop ban Wednesday

Brussels - The European Union will hold high-level talks with the United States in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss a possible US airline ban on carry-on computers.

Cyberattack fuels election row over UK health service

London - Life-saving operations cancelled, treatments delayed, medicine access restricted: Britain's health service struggled for a fourth day Monday with the fallout from a global cyberattack, putting ministers under pressure ahead of next month's election.
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Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27, 2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concrete fences around a "hot zone" in the downtown core to keep protesters out.
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Vancouver Police on the downtown streets during the anti-Olympics protest
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Richard B. Fadden, Director, Canadian Security Intelligence Service.
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Lincoln Labs at MIT developed the "through-wall ultrawideband radar" system that can see through buildings; this picture shows the system elements from the back.
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Online hackers have taken credit for an online service outage of Sony's PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox game consoles on December 25, 2014
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A TSA employee looking at the images from an X-ray scanner at an American airport
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The U.S. Air Force says "loose tweets destroy fleets" to warn troops to be careful about what they post online.
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Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27  2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concre...
Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27, 2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concrete fences around a "hot zone" in the downtown core to keep protesters out.
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham
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Security vehicle filming strikers from Toronto Port Authority
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Laptop wrapped in crime scene tape.
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Google will now show red warnings for sites infected with malware and other  unwanted software .
Google will now show red warnings for sites infected with malware and other "unwanted software".
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Microsoft's Security Essentials has been rated very highly
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An Apple patent filing appears to suggest that future iPhones could be unlocked with facial recognition
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A woman with the "flying pastie" scanner shield.
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