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China cracks down on censorship loopholes – BBC News

China’s latest crackdown on those attempting to skirt state censorship controls has seen it warn e-commerce platforms over the sale of illegal virtual private networks (VPNs).Five websites, including shopping giant Alibaba, have been asked to remove vendors that sell VPNs.It is the latest in a series of measures from the Chinese government to maintain strict control over content.Apple has previously …

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Daily Stormer: Cloudflare drops neo-Nazi site – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device A neo-Nazi site that disparaged a woman who died during protests in Charlottesville has faced another wave of rejection by web companies.The Daily Stormer’s account with Cloudflare – which protects websites from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks – has been terminated.Cloudflare’s chief executive Matthew Prince said he had “had enough”, in a …

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HBO social accounts hacked in latest cyber security breach – BBC News

HBO’s Facebook and Twitter accounts have been compromised in the latest cyber security breach to hit the firm.A group called OurMine appeared to take control of the main HBO accounts, as well as those for the network’s shows including Game of Thrones.One posts said “OurMine are here. we are just testing your security”.It is the latest cyber security headache for …

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