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Google to stop scanning Gmail for creating targeted ads Friday, 23 Jun 2017

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google said on Friday it would stop scanning Gmail content for creating personalized ads from later this year, bringing the widely-used email service in line with its enterprise offering, G Suite.  Full Article

 
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Under pressure, Western tech firms bow to Russian demands to share cyber secrets Friday, 23 Jun 2017 

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Western technology companies, including Cisco , IBM and SAP , are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks on the West, a Reuters investigation has found.  Full Article  

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British lawmakers hit by 'sustained' cyber attack 3:02pm EDT 

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's parliament was hit by a "sustained and determined" cyber attack on Saturday designed to identify weak email passwords, just over a month after a ransomware worm crippled parts of the country's health service.  Full Article