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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- South Korean web hosting provider has agreed to pay $1 million in bitcoins to hackers after a Linux ransomware infected its 153 servers, encrypting 3,400 business websites and their data, hosted on them. According to a blog post published by NAYANA,
Does your router have eyes? You sure? SEE ALSO: Microsoft says WannaCry ransomware attack is a wake-up call for governments The CIA can rewrite a part of a router's software in order to let it track the internet activity of those who use it, accordin
 A new system by University of California, Santa Barbara researchers Yasamin Mostofi and Chitra R. Karanam uses two drones, a massive Wi-Fi antenna, and a little interpolation to literally see through solid walls. The system is two-fold. The
Information on more than 198 Million United States citizens, that's over 60% of the US population, was exposed in what's believed to be the largest ever known exposure of voter-related to date. This blunder was caused by Deep Root Analytics (DRA), a
After the disclosure of sophisticated global espionage and disinformation campaign aimed to discredit enemies of the state, Citizen Lab researchers exposed the dirty game of the Mexican government and its politics. The report "Government Spy: Systema
Prime Minister Theresa May wants tech companies, like Facebook, Apple, and Google, to create controversial 'backdoors' for police, but even somewhere she knows that it's not that easy as it sounds. The Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Commit
After years of waiting, Mozilla last week launched Firefox 54 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android, with multi-process support a "major improvement" to improve your browsing experience but many users are still struggling to take advantage of this fea
Facial recognition has been an important part of science fiction for the past 50 years. In most of those works it is painted as a means of oppression — part of a surveillance state and a form of control. A combination of circumstances &
The best thing to do when in close contact with someone you don't want to talk to is to blend in with your surroundings. Laugh along with a group of strangers, hide behind a fake plant, do literally anything to make yourself invisible.  In t
CANNES, France--There were five award ceremonies on the first night of the Cannes Lions festival: Glass, Outdoor, PR, Promo & Activation and Print & Publishing. Below, see every Lion won by U.S. agencies on the night. Glass Lions o St
 Time Warner and Snap Inc. have announced a new deal that will bring increased ad spending and the development of new made-for-Snapchat shows. People familiar with the deal tell TechCrunch that the deal is valued at about $100M spent over th
All of us are extremely lucky. Thanks to the proliferation of services like Spotify, Google Play Music, and Apple Music, we live in an age where it’s easier than ever to listen to any song you want almost instantaneously. Of course, there a
ICYMI: Lorde is queen of the girl squad now. This prestigious title means the 20-year-old can finally share her true feelings about gal pal Taylor Swift — who has not yet released a life changing album in 2017, and is therefore not our curr
The best brands are timeless. Those that endure for decadesor the few that survive for centurieshave to continually find relevant ways to reinvent themselves. And sometimes that relevance presents itself in the form of an...read more The post How &am
CANNES, France--180LA's brilliant idea to turn Boost Mobile stories in low-income areas into places where people could vote fended off competition from McCann's Fearless Girl and other campaigns to win the Grand Prix in the Promo & Activation
CANNES The OMD Oasis, an annual fixture at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, doesnt lack things to do and see. But its core mission is to make things simple for marketers at a time when creativity and technology are always intersecting. At the
 Continuing the patent dispute internationally, China has now given the Charpentier/Doudna sidea patent to edit genes in the country. CRISPR pioneers Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna lost a patent case to the Broad Insititute earli
StorURL is a cross-browser bookmarks manager for Microsoft Windows devices that supports Chrome, Firefox, Opera and Internet Explorer. Bookmarks are quite the useful thing in the browser world, considering that they allow you to keep a record of site
You leftyour laptopat work, and you have an urgent report that needs completing and emailing to your boss. And you’re just arriving at the hotel on the first night of your holidays. What should you do? Well, as long as your documents are st
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Apparently fatherhood will change you. That, and the announcement of a new album.  In preparation of his upcoming visual project 4:44, Shawn Carter aka Hov aka Beyoncé's husband aka JAY-Z has officially made a name change. SEE ALSO:
In a ruling that could have broad impact on how the First Amendment is applied in other trademark cases in future, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a federal prohibition on disparaging trademarks as a constitutional violation in a ruling in
CANNES, France--Print advertising may be old-school media, but the best print ads have a very interactive relationship with audiences nonetheless. That was the message from Fran Luckin, chief creative officer of Grey Africa, to the Print & Pu
CANNES The near-term forecast at The Weather Company calls for Watsonas in a name change that will place IBMs artificial intelligence capabilities at the forefront of a company heretofore known for its atmospheric aptitude. The experiences that were