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Google strips private medical data from searches

Google has quietly amended its search engine indexing to exclude past and present personal medical data for the first time.

It’s a deceptively straightforward change the company describes in its… 576 more words

Privacy

When sysadmins attack: how to delete an entire company

Imagine being the employee who had to send this rather melancholic message:

First of all, we want to offer our apologies for any inconvenience.

Unfortunately, an ex administrator has deleted all customer data and wiped most servers.

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News in brief: Uber faces criminal probe; Cassini dives through Saturn's rings; police fined for data breach

Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Uber facing criminal probe over Greyball

Uber is facing a criminal investigation in the US after it was revealed that it had been using a tool it called… 495 more words

Law & Order