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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1099 Privacy Shield data pact gets European approval
A revised pact governing EU-US data flows has been approved by European governments.

The Privacy Shield agreement replaces the previous accord, called Safe Harbour, that was struck down in October 2015.

Safe Harbour let US companies self-certify that they were doing enough to protect data about Europeans.

The European Court of Justice threw out Safe Harbour after leaks showed data was being spied upon.
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#1104 Facebook Messenger end-to-end encryption not on by default
#1103 Researchers add software bugs to reduce the number of… software bugs
#1102 Stress-reducing MDM tips for businesses managing Apple devices
#1101 Antivirus software is 'increasingly useless' and may make your computer less safe
#1100 Cyber spies are still using these old Windows flaws to target their victims
#1099 Privacy Shield data pact gets European approval
#1098 Putin is literally breaking the internet
#1097 Best practices for managing the security of BYOD smartphones and tablets
#1096 CryptXXX, Cryptobit ransomware spreading through campaign
#1095 Google is experimenting with post-quantum cryptography
#1094 Google fixes high-risk Android vulnerabilities in July update
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