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Biden campaign early victim of Russian hackers

Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) recently alerted one of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s main election campaign advisory firms that it had been targeted by suspected Russian state-backed hackers, according to three people briefed on the matter. The hacking attempts targeted staff at Washington-based SKDKnickerbocker, a campaign strategy and communications firm working …

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How Israeli spy tech reaches deep into our lives

by Jonathan Cook – First appeared on Middle East Eye | 11 November 2019 13:09 UTC | Last update: 2 days ago Israeli software used on Palestinians is producing new cyber weapons that are rapidly being incorporated into global digital platforms Digital age weapons developed by Israel to oppress Palestinians are rapidly being …

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Launch of Microsoft cloud services in the UAE

Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, TRA Director-General, has said that the launch of Microsoft cloud services in the UAE confirms the country’s leading role in the ICT sector and as one of the world’s leading hubs of digital transformation in all sectors. In a statement, on the launch of Microsoft cloud …

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Microsoft uncovers new Russian hacking attempts targeting Republicans ahead of midterm elections

Microsoft said Tuesday it has uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections. The company said that a hacking group tied to the Russian government created fake internet domains that appeared to spoof two American conservative organizations: the Hudson Institute and the International Republican …

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Dewa plans to use Quantum Computing from Microsoft

Saeed Mohammad Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), met with Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, in Washington, and discussed ways to enhance cooperation in quantum computing. Dewa and Microsoft will work together to explore the use of quantum computing in areas such as energy …

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Smart Dubai chief hopeful Skype block will be lifted

The issue of Skype, and its legal status, has become a major talking point among the UAE’s residents since it went offline again last year. This week, Dubai’s senior government official overseeing smart cities and new technologies called the situation “annoying,” and said she was hopeful that the ban would …

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