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Read the 200,000 Russian Troll tweets Twitter deleted

26 min 30 sek zpět
NBC News asked three sources to retrieve the evidence of foreign election meddling that Twitter deleted

Facebook to verify election ad buyers by snail mail

20 Únor, 2018 - 14:37
The plan came a day after a federal indictment describing a Russian conspiracy to interfere in the 2016 election.

Apple fixes that “1 character to crash your Mac and iPhone” bug

20 Únor, 2018 - 14:08
Given the ease of copying and pasting the treacherous "crash character" into a message, Apple needed to get a patch out quickly.

Facebook told to stop tracking users that aren’t logged in

20 Únor, 2018 - 12:58
If Facebook doesn't stop tracking users across the web, it could face a fine of €250,000 ($315,000) per day, says Belgian court.

Google drops new Edge zero-day as Microsoft misses 90-day deadline

19 Únor, 2018 - 19:35
Microsoft wasn't able to come up with a patch within Google's non-negotiable "you have 90 days" period, so the flaw is now public.

Broadband network plagued by wheezy old cryptomining gadget

19 Únor, 2018 - 14:02
The geriatric Bitcoin miner breathed out "spurious emissions" that befogged T-Mobile's broadband network in Brooklyn

US and UK condemn Russia for NotPetya worm attack

19 Únor, 2018 - 13:57
When it comes to pointing the finger for last year’s historically-disruptive NotPetya cyberattack, nobody could accuse the US and UK of dodging the issue.

Hackers sentenced for SQL injections that cost $300 million

19 Únor, 2018 - 13:29
It wasn't *only* SQL injection, but it shows how far you can go if a company exposes its soft and fleshy parts to the internet.

Monday review – the hot 19 stories of the week

19 Únor, 2018 - 11:28
From the HTTPS countdown and the site forcing you to watch ads or it'll start cryptomining to Facebook's illegal privacy settings, and more!

Telegram IM security flaw – what you see is NOT always what you get

16 Únor, 2018 - 19:23
Crooks revived an old visual trick to disguise files that would otherwise look dangerous right away.

Google’s big plans for email will give it even more power

16 Únor, 2018 - 15:59
Google's about to make your inbox a much more interesting place

Why Chrome’s ad filter isn’t an adblocker

16 Únor, 2018 - 12:38
Optimistic news coverage has described this as the arrival of adblocking in Chrome, it isn't.

Facebook accused of spamming 2FA phone numbers

16 Únor, 2018 - 11:25
The social network is messaging users on their 2FA phone numbers and then posting their "PLEASE STOP!!" replies

Joke dating site matches people based on their passwords

15 Únor, 2018 - 12:27
Hey baby, nice little "abc123" ya got there.

Coinmining frenzy is making it hard for us to find aliens

15 Únor, 2018 - 11:53
As cryptocurrency values have soared, so too has the cost of the hardware needed to mine them - if you can even buy the GPUs, given the shortages.

Watch our ads or we’ll use your CPU for cryptomining

14 Únor, 2018 - 19:34
The Salon news site is offering users a blunt choice: turn off your adblocker or let the site use your browser to mine cryptocurrency.

Cryptojacking: the crooks get the money, but you pay the bill [PODCAST]

14 Únor, 2018 - 14:59
Fraser Howard of SophosLabs teaches us about cryptojacking - where crooks mine for cryptocurrency, but someone else pays for the electricity.

Bitcoin mining to zap more energy than households in Iceland this year

14 Únor, 2018 - 14:20
As far as Bitcoin miners are concerned, Iceland is starting to look like the best place in the world to run a business.

New AI technology used by UK government to fight extremist content

14 Únor, 2018 - 13:43
And it won't rule out forcing big companies like Google and Facebook to use it.

Cryptocurrency startup LoopX exit scams with $4.5M in ICO

14 Únor, 2018 - 13:20
It was one flaky pastry: "great profits continuously every month," zero details on its "Loop Algorithm," and nary a single detail on its team.