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Windows 10 to get new 'InPrivate Desktop' security feature

Microsoft looks to be adding yet another previously undisclosed new feature to Windows 10: A new security feature called “InPrivate Desktop.” The InPrivate Desktop feature, which acts like a “throwaway sandbox for secure, one-time execution of untrusted software,” according to BleepingComputer.com, may be a Windows 10 Enterprise only feature. Bleeping …

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Niger looks to capitalize on oil wealth

Aug. 8 (UPI) — The government of Niger said Wednesday it’s eager to capitalize on the potential launch of new crude oil production as soon as possible. British energy company Savannah Petroleum, which has a core focus on Africa, signed a memorandum of understanding with Niger’s government to move forward …

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Analysis backs claim drones were used to attack Venezuela’s president

Analysis of open source information carried out by the investigative website Bellingcat suggests drones that had been repurposed as flying bombs were indeed used in an attack on the president of Venezuela this weekend. The Venezuelan government claimed three days ago that an attempt had been made to assassinate President Nicolás Maduro …

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'Significant' flaws identified in garda reform process

The Policing Authority has identified fundamental flaws in the reform process of An Garda Síochána, which it says are now barriers to effective progress. In its fifth report on the Implementation of Changing Policing in Ireland programme, the authority said its concern at the pace of progress is now secondary …

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