News in brief: spy chief warns on blame; FBI arrests NSA contractor; Japan holds teen on ransomware

Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news Spy chief warns on the rush to blame The former head of Britain’s security service, Dame Stella Rimington, has warned the authorities not to rush to assign blame or to push through change in the wake of the terror attacks on Manchester and London. Speaking at the opening of InfoSec 2017 in London, Dame Stella, who was head of MI5 between 1992 and 1996 and the first woman to lead the service, said that “there are more calls for change in the face of the horrors that happened in the last few weeks” and warnted that there’s a temptation “to throw the whole thing up in the air” and start over.

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