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  • European Union Considers Stronger Cybersecurity, Stricter Penalties for Hackers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    European Union Considers Stronger Cybersecurity, Stricter Penalties for Hackers

    Europe must build stronger defenses against cyber attacks and enforce harsher punishments against convicted hackers, the European Commission said yesterday. According to AFP, the commission proposed a new regulation imposing a prison sentence of at least two years for using malicious software or stealing computer passwords to commit a crime. For more serious crimes committed […] More

  • Green Hackers Hit EU Climate Exchange Website - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Green Hackers Hit EU Climate Exchange Website

    The website for the European Union Climate Exchange was hacked in political protest against carbon credits by hactivists late last week. The landing page of ECX.eu was hit with digital graffiti decrying the market-based approach to carbon emissions. A group of anonymous hackers calling themselves Decocidio claimed responsibility for the attack. The hack included links […] More

  • Oracle Requests EU Approval - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oracle Requests EU Approval

    Oracle plans to officially seek approval  from the European Union for its acquisition of Sun Microsystems this month. The EU will then have 25 days to review the takeover and either approve, request changes or deny Oracle’s request. Yet the review may take 90-days if an EU investigation is requested.  Oracle’s $7.4 billion deal with Sun Microsystems, announced in April, […] More

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