Executive News Roundup – June 11, 2017

Tensions in the middle intensify as Qatar is isolated from its neigbours following a breach where fake news was inserted into Qatari official news outlets.

Even as the Mary Meeker Annual Internet Trend report predicted that ad block usage would increase, Google reported plans to integrate “ad-control” features into future Chrome releases. Presumably to urge the industry to reduce the likelihood of full-blown ad-blocking usage through Google ad best-practices.

Following the successful identification and arrest of nearly 900 child-porn criminals, a court has ruled that the use of malware by the FBI should not be permitted.

A report by Citrix indicates that one of the ways that companies are preparing for ransomware is to stockpile cypto-currencies.