Security services

May 19, 2020 - 10:16 am
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police have arrested 24 people involved in an alleged criminal organization who produced false documents to illegally smuggle people into the United States, Canada and Britain. A statement Tuesday said a joint operation with the U.S. embassy’s Diplomatic Security...
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May 07, 2020 - 10:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Zoom Video Communications is buying security firm Keybase in an effort to shore up security for its video meetings. Terms of the deal were undisclosed. Zoom has been working to improve the security of its video meetings after some lapses in privacy and security as Zoom meetings grew...
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April 11, 2020 - 7:58 am
HELSINKI, Finland (AP) — He called himself “Commander” online. He was a leader of an international neo-Nazi group linked to plots to attack a Las Vegas synagogue and detonate a car bomb at a major U.S. news network. He was 13 years old. The boy who led Feuerkrieg Division lived in Estonia and...
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People wear face masks as they shop at a food market in Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, March 16, 2020. Israel imposed sweeping travel and quarantine measures the government ordered restaurants, malls, cinemas, gyms and daycare centers shut to contain the spread of the coronavirus. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
March 17, 2020 - 7:06 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The head of Israel's shadowy Shin Bet internal security service said Tuesday that his agency received Cabinet approval overnight to start deploying its counter-terrorism tech measures to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus in Israel. While Nadav Argaman acknowledged that...
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2019, file photo, Cloudflare co-founder and CEO Matthew Prince, right center, applauds during New York Stock Exchange opening bell ceremonies to celebrate his company's IPO. San Francisco-based Cloudflare said Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, it will provide free cybersecurity support to federal election campaigns. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 15, 2020 - 7:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A major U.S. web infrastructure and security company will provide free support to federal election campaigns to help thwart any repeats of the 2016 effort by Russian agents to steal and leak sensitive campaign emails and documents. San Francisco-based Cloudflare said Wednesday it...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2019, file photo, former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, right, walks behind his lawyer Takashi Takano as he leaves the Tokyo Detention Center in Tokyo. Takano said Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, he felt outraged and betrayed by his client's escape from Japan to Lebanon, but also expressed an understanding for his feelings of not being able to get a fair trial. "My anger gradually began to turn to something else," Takano wrote in his blog post. (Kyodo News via AP, File)/Kyodo News via AP)
January 04, 2020 - 4:47 am
TOKYO (AP) — A lawyer for former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn said Saturday that he felt outraged and betrayed by his client's escape from Japan to Lebanon, but also expressed an understanding for his feelings of not being able to get a fair trial. "My anger gradually began to turn to something...
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In this Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019 photo, Giacomo Ziani, the co-founder of the app ToTok, speaks to The Associated Press in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Ziani, whose video and voice calling app is suspected of being a spying tool of the United Arab Emirates, defended his work in an interview with the AP, while denying knowing that people and companies linked to the project had ties to the country's intelligence apparatus. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
January 02, 2020 - 6:28 pm
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — If the popular ToTok video and voice calling app is a spying tool of the United Arab Emirates, that’s news to its co-creator. Giacomo Ziani defended his work in an interview with The Associated Press and said he had no knowledge that people and companies...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2017 file photo, Blackwater founder Erik Prince arrives for a closed meeting with members of the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Prince, a major Republican donor and founder of controversial security firm Blackwater, has been referred to the U.S. Treasury Department for possible sanctions violations tied to his recent trip to Venezuela for a meeting with a top aide of President Nicolas Maduro, two senior U.S. officials said. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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December 30, 2019 - 3:08 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Erik Prince, a major Republican donor and founder of controversial security firm Blackwater, has been referred to the U.S. Treasury Department for possible sanctions violations tied to his recent trip to Venezuela for a meeting with a top aide of President Nicolas Maduro, two senior U...
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December 21, 2019 - 8:10 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — RavnAir canceled at least a half-dozen flights in Alaska on Saturday — at the peak of holiday travel — following what the company described as “a malicious cyber attack” on its computer network. The cancellations affected around 260 passengers, according to company...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 a G4S security company logo is seen during a news conference in London. The board of Norway's sovereign wealth fund said Thursday Nov. 14, 2019, it is banning all financial holdings in British security services company G4S due to the risk that it “contributes to or is responsible for serious or systematic human rights violations.” following a recommendation from Norway’s Council on Ethics, which monitors investments. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
November 14, 2019 - 9:08 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's sovereign wealth fund says it is banning all financial holdings in British security services company G4S due to the risk that it “contributes to or is responsible for serious or systematic human rights violations.” The board of the world's largest fund of its...
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