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Number of internet of things connections tops 1 billion

The number of business-to-business 'internet of things' (IoT) connections reached more than 1 billion for the first time last year, according to new research. 24 Feb 2015

Mobile SIM card encryption codes 'accessed by UK and US intelligence agencies'

UK and US intelligence agencies hacked into the computer systems of a major mobile SIM card manufacturer and stole encryption keys, according to new documents leaked by a whistleblower to a media organisation. 20 Feb 2015

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