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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Russian hacking groups played a larger role in the 2016 election than anyone realized, according to a highly-classified NSA document published today in The Intercept. The document reveals that a Russian intelligence operation sent spear-phishing emai
 Attribution is not an easy thing to do in the case of cyberattacks, especially if the actors have been careful. But the NSA seemed confident enough regarding certain pre-election hacks that it has directly named Russian intelligence as the
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 WWDC is right around the corner, but let’s talk about last year’s WWDC for a minute. You may remember that Bozoma Saint John blew everyone away with her insanely good presentation skills. According to a new report from A
The hacking entity TheDarkOverlord (TDO) has reportedly leaked Steve Harvey's Funderdome via The Pirate Bay. TDO said they approached ABC "with a most handsome business proposal" not to leak eight episodes of the ABC show but was "rudely denied an au
schwit1 quotes a report from The Independent: EU antitrust regulators aim to slap a hefty fine on Alphabet unit Google over its shopping service before the summer break in August, two people familiar with the matter said, setting the stage for two ot
Republicans seem a bit investigation-shy these days, don't they? Well, as you might remember from election season, that wasn't always the case. During Bill Clinton's administration, House Republicans even called for an inquiry into Socks, the First C
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If you thought the pioneering founder of virtual reality company Oculus, Palmer Luckey, was just going to fade into the shadows with his Facebook money, think again.  While recent reports indicated that his second act might be a gaming compa
Pinboard, a site you may have never heard of, has acquired the social bookmarking site Delicious in an all-money deal for $35.000 US Dollars. Delicious, or del.icio.us, was a popular social bookmarking site back in the days when sites like Digg made
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Engadget reports: Representative Tom Graves, R-Ga., thinks that when anyone gets hacked -- individuals or companies -- they should be able to "fight back" and go "hunt for hackers outside of their own networks." The Active Cyber Defense Certainty ("A
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Slashdot reader snydeq writes, "In an industry that favors youth over experience, the best defense against age discrimination may be avoiding becoming a victim in the first place, writes Bob Violino in a report on your rights and how to deal with age
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bleeping Computer: "After taking last week off, WikiLeaks came back today and released documentation on another CIA cyber weapon. Codenamed Pandemic, this is a tool that targets computers with shared folders,
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Unfortunately, hacking has become all too commonplace. Almost daily, we read headlines about hackers breaking into banks, government institutions and sensitive databases containing troves of personal information. Your social media accounts and those
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After hunting down torrent sites for more than a decade, Hollywood now has a more complex piracy threat to deal with. From a report: Piracy remains a major threat for the movie industry, MPA Stan McCoy said yesterday during a panel session at the St.
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In an effort to appease both creators and advertisers, YouTube has clarified what kinds of videos will now be monetized. This is an attempt to get everyone back on the same page. A necessity after brands pulled their advertising, and creators found t
 Confirming an earlier report, Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developer Conference this morning with an announcement that Amazon’s Prime Video would now arrive on the Apple TV. The two companies, which have been fierce rivals in th
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