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China Holds Writer, Publisher Over Dissent, ‘Forbidden Books’

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Sichuan author Tie Liu in an undated photo. File photo

Authorities in China’s southwestern provinces of Sichuan and Guangxi have detained a writer and a publisher who published politically ‘sensitive’ material, as the ruling Chinese Communist Party continues its campaign against any form of political dissent. Continue reading

New Lenovo computers install dangerous malware that could allow hackers to spy on users

‘Superfish’ adware puts ads onto websites without users’ permission, and could leave the computer vulnerable

ANDREW GRIFFIN Thursday 19 February 2015

New Lenovo computers came shipped with software that forced ads onto the users and could have left them vulnerable to hacking.

The adware, known as “Superfish”, was made to push new third-party results into internet browsers Continue reading