Elisa, a Finnish provider of Internet and telecommunications services, has notified its customers that the Heartbleed bug has been discovered in a library on its server. The vulnerability, Elisa estimates, concerned roughly five per cent, or thousands, of its e-mail customers.
“We have found no proof that the vulnerability has been exploited,” emphasises Jaakko Wallenius, the chief security officer at the Internet service provider.
The dismissed lecturer has accused the Aalto University of bullying.
OFFICERS at the Espoo Police Department are looking into the lawfulness of the recent dismissal of a lecturer at the Language Centre of the Aalto University, who due to their position as a shop steward was afforded greater protection against dismissal under Finnish law.
Voimaosakeyhtiö SF and RAOS Voima, the owners of the Finnish nuclear power consortium Fennovoima, signed on Tuesday a binding agreement to construct and finance Fennovoima's nuclear power plant in Pyhäjoki, Northern Ostrobothnia.
“This is a crucial intermediate decision. The construction of the nuclear power plant will hereby proceed according to plan,” lauded Juhani Pitkäkoski, who was in Tuesday's general meeting nominated as the board chairman of Fennovoima.
Henna Virkkunen (NCP), the Minister of Public Administration and Local Government, believes a central government for the greater Helsinki region may not be needed, if the reform of the social welfare and health care system is carried out according to plan.
The ruling and opposition parties agreed in March that the responsibility for the organisation of the services would be assigned to five districts.
The e-book has been touted to be on the brink of a breakthrough for roughly ten years now. The breakthrough, however, has yet to come. On the contrary: annual statistics published last week by the Finnish Book Foundation indicate that last year the sales of e-books crept up by 1.7 per cent to 17.7 million euros.
In other words, the growth has all but halted.
The candidate lists of Finnish political parties for the looming European Parliament elections are full of ministers, former and current Members of the Parliament, former and current Members of the European Parliament, and high-ranking party members.
The candidates also include Finland's current Commissioner for the European Commission.
Heightened tensions in eastern Ukraine alone will not prompt the European Union to enforce stiffer sanctions against Russia, Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen (NCP) implied on Tuesday. “It's impossible to determine the threshold in advance,” Katainen underlined at his official residence Kesäranta.
“Ultimately, a military intervention into eastern Ukrainian cities would be the trigger,” he nevertheless added.
Although the most expensive sports hobbies can cost thousands of euros per year, there is a wide variety of low-cost and free sporting activities available for children and young people in Helsinki. As the costs of children's hobbies have crept up over the past decade, several sports clubs have begun organising sporting activities at schools, thus being eligible for city funding and reducing the costs incurred by parents.
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The deteriorating purchasing power and overall cautiousness of Finnish consumers are largely to blame for the current woes of Stockmann and the entire consumer goods retail sector, views Maisa Romanainen, the director of Stockmann's department store division.
“By far the biggest reason is that the desire to buy is no longer growing,” she says.
The debt crisis in the euro area has demonstrated the perils of cutting public spending and raising taxes amid a volatile economic situation. The Finnish Government has, regardless, decided to continue its effort to address the country's debt-to-GDP ratio but will phase the so-called adjustment measures over a several-year period.
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Workplace well-being cannot be restored simply by addressing problems and rectifying deficiencies, states Elina Ravantti, a specialist in well-being at work at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (TTL).
“After you get rid of the malaise, you have only reached the starting point. More must be done to be able to talk about well-being at work,” she stresses.
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- Results of HS poll on wages – doctors' pay should be cut
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- Rinne advocates stimulus and nuclear power
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