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Exclusive: U.S. Homeland Security found SEC had 'critical' cyber weaknesses in January

WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Homeland Security detected five "critical" cyber security weaknesses on the Securities and Exchange Commission's computers as of January 23, 2017, according to a confidential weekly report reviewed by Reuters. | Video

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Australia okays use of China drones in non-classifed operations

MELBOURNE The Australian government has resumed the use of Chinese-built drones in non-classifed situations, the country's defense minister said on Thursday.

World, 3:13am EDT

Facebook to overhaul political ads after threat of U.S. regulation

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc on Thursday launched an overhaul of how it handles paid political advertisements, giving a concession to U.S. lawmakers who have threatened to regulate the world's largest social network over secretive ads that run during election campaigns. | Video

Shares in HTC rise 9.96 percent on Google's Pixel buyout

TAIPEI Shares in Taiwanese technology company HTC Corp rose 9.96 pct in early trading on Friday.

Deals, Sep 21 2017

National Bank of Canada says tech glitch may have exposed customer data

National Bank of Canada, the country's sixth largest lender, said on Thursday a website glitch earlier this week may have exposed personal information of about 400 customers.

Sep 21 2017

U.S. consumer finance agency expected to punish Equifax: lawyers

WASHINGTON The U.S. consumer finance watchdog agency is expected to punish Equifax for its cyber breach with the wide-ranging powers it has used with Wall Street, former agency officials and lawyers said this week.

Sep 21 2017