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French government hacked for G20 documents

The French government has confirmed that it was infiltrated by hackers who seemed to be looking for documents relating to the G20 summit.The hackers infiltrated computer systems at Bercy, the offices of the Ministry of the Economy, Finance, and Industry, and had access to the systems for a number of weeks, French budget minister François Baroin told news organisation Europe 1.

March 8, 2011 by

Video: Visualising the aerospace reboot

When a volcano in Iceland erupted nearly two weeks ago, the UK government acted on advice by air traffic control to close the entire airspace in, out and around the country. With the ash cloud being deemed too dangerous to jet aircraft to fly, many countries in mainland Europe followed suit soon after.

April 27, 2010 by

Why Australia's Pirate Party won't get elected

Many would love to see the Pirate Party and Communications Minister Stephen Conroy face off in the Australian Senate, but the unorthodox political party doesn't have a snowball's chance in hell of winning the necessary votes.

September 28, 2009 by

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