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Virginia Will Help Amazon Fight FOIA Requests as Part of New HQ Deal

As part of its deal with Amazon, which has based one of its new headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, the state will give Amazon two days notice of any Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests filed against it “to allow the Company to seek a protective order or other appropriate remedy.”

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Report: Amazon Pitched Facial Recognition Technology to ICE

Amazon has pitched its facial recognition system, called “Rekognition,” to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), according to a report. The Daily Beast obtained documents from July showing Amazon’s pitch to ICE, which included a workshop and access to Amazon’s

US national intelligence director Dan Coats identified Russia as the most aggressive foreign actor cyber attacker, "no question"

Report: Telecom Company Uncovers Further Evidence of Chinese Hardware Hack

A security expert working for a U.S. telecom company reportedly uncovered further evidence of Chinese spy chips hidden on computer motherboards, Bloomberg Businessweek reported Tuesday, less than a week since the outlet revealed a massive “hardware hack” discovered in a secretive U.S. government investigation.

-Major Indian government department websites were reported either 'unreachable' or 'not found'

8 Big Points About China’s ‘Big Hack’ of U.S. Computers

Bloomberg Businessweek on Thursday reported on a three-year investigation into computer hardware compromised with spy chips by Chinese military hackers. The full report is lengthy, some of the details remain classified since the investigation is still ongoing, and many particulars of the report are contested by the American companies involved. Following is a summary of the most important elements of the “Big Hack” story.