Monday, January 27, 2020
UN Secretary-General: US-China Tech Split Worse Than Cold War

UN Secretary-General: US-China Tech Split Worse Than Cold War

And we see the impact of inequality more and more, not only among countries but within each country, and we see the disquiet in so many societies because people feel...
Iranian Hackers Have Been ‘Password-Spraying’ the US Grid

Iranian Hackers Have Been ‘Password-Spraying’ the US Grid

In the wake of the US assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani and the retaliatory missile strike that followed, Iran-watchers have warned that the country could deploy cyberattacks as well,...

Mozilla says a new Firefox security bug is under active attack – TechCrunch

Mozilla has warned Firefox users to update their browser to the latest version after security researchers found a vulnerability that hackers were actively exploiting in “targeted attacks” against users. The...
How the US Knew Iranian Missiles Were Coming Before They Hit

How the US Knew Iranian Missiles Were Coming Before They Hit

On Tuesday, Iran launched more than a dozen missiles targeting two Iraqi military bases housing American soldiers. The attack was retaliation for the US drone strike that killed Qasem Soleimani,...
How to Secure Your Wi-Fi Router and Protect Your Home Network

How to Secure Your Wi-Fi Router and Protect Your Home Network

If you're lucky, the process will be automatic; you might even get alerts on your phone every time a firmware update gets applied, which usually happens overnight. If you're unlucky,...
The Most Dangerous People on the Internet This Decade

The Most Dangerous People on the Internet This Decade

In the meantime, Facebook has been used again and again to spread mass disinformation, from hate speech that fueled the massacre of Rohingya muslims in Myanmar to WhatsApp propaganda that...

How Do Forensic Analysts Get Deleted Data From Your Phone?

Advertisement If you’ve watched a crime TV show before, you’ve probably seen analysts extracting data from a phone. How realistic are these procedures, and can the police recover deleted photos, texts,...

The Worst Passwords of 2019 Have Been Revealed

Advertisement The worst passwords of 2019 have been revealed, and the list shows that some people will never learn. These are the most commonly used passwords from recent data breaches. Which...

F5 acquires Shape Security for $1B – TechCrunch

F5 got an expensive holiday present today, snagging startup Shape Security for approximately $1 billion. What the networking company gets with a shiny red ribbon is a security product that helps...
Creditors Seek to Exhume the Body of a Dead Crypto Executive 

Creditors Seek to Exhume the Body of a Dead Crypto Executive 

In late January, the wife of a cryptocurrency exchange founder testified that her husband inadvertently took at least $137 million of customer assets to the grave when he died without...

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