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Millions of Chinese CVs exposed on cloud server

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Data on Chinese train travellers was reportedly stolen by hackers A database containing resumes of more than 200 million Chinese people has been found exposed online. Security firm Hackenproof said the “very detailed” information lacked even the most basic security protections. Names, mobile phone numbers, email addresses, education histories […]

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CES 2019: Hunting down the big beasts of tech

[ad_1] The major tech companies lavish huge amounts of money on their gigantic stands at the CES expo. It’s a chance to pitch their latest wares to electronic retailers and to show off to the competition about their freshest innovations. As the Las Vegas event headed towards its close, the BBC’s Dave Lee went on […]

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Amazon and eBay evict sellers amid VAT crackdown

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Thousands of overseas sellers have been evicted from online marketplaces in the UK such as Amazon and eBay owing to a tax crackdown. Businesses, mostly from China, sold items including British flags, phones and fake eyelashes but evaded VAT. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) sends notices to online sales sites […]

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US government shutdown leaves websites insecure

[ad_1] Image copyright US Court of Appeals Image caption Some government websites are telling users not to enter sensitive information The ongoing US government shutdown is leaving dozens of official websites insecure or inaccessible. Affected websites include the US Department of Justice, the Court of Appeals and Nasa. The shutdown, over a funding dispute for […]