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Network Security Sun Jun 11 2017 15:50:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- WannaCry, the biggest ransomware attack in the history, gained prominence very rapidly in the media globally after the ransomware infected more than 300,000 computers in over 150 countries within just 72 hours. Governments, Intelligence agencies and
Shortly after his dismissal as head of the FBI, James Comey authorized "a close friend" to leak the contents of his memos to the press in order to prompt a special counsel investigation, he said today. From a report: Former FBI Director James Comey t
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Say you're the moderator of Face the Nation and CBS News' chief Washington correspondent. Say in the free time you manage to find, you also contribute to Slate's Political Gabfest, on which you appear almost every week, sometimes twice. On top of tha
Amazon no longer offers its unlimited storage deal for Amazon Drive, a change that becomes effective Thursday. Previously, the company offered unlimited cloud storage at $60 per year, or unlimited photo storage for $12 per year, which was one of the
When it is all over, the anthology of reporting, analysis and opinion on former FBI director James Comey's testimony today in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee (hashtag ComeyHearing, hashtag ComeyDay) will be massive. We're doing our part to
In no particular order, here are MediaNamas top 10 stories of the week ended 11th June 2017 MediaNama would like to thank its sponsors: E2E... ...
Image Source: South China Morning Post Chinese authorities have announced the arrest of around 22 distributors working as Apple distributors as part of a $7 million operation, who stole customers personal information from an internal Apple database a
Electronic Arts kicked off its we're-not-actually-at-E3-anymore press conference with a look at something new for the Madden series: a story mode. In "Long Shot," you claw your way to NFL stardom as — apparently — a member of the
Amazon is killing off its generous unlimited storage plan. In its place will be a set of plans which cost more for every terabyte of data you add. Unfortunately, this means customers looking to store masses of data in the cloud could be facing bills
A new Android-rooting malware with an ability to disable device security settings in an effort to perform malicious tasks in the background has been detected on the official Play Store. What's interesting? The app was smart enough to fool Google secu
The story’s not over. Minecraft: Story Mode, that is. Telltale Games recently revealed that Minecraft: Story Mode – Season 2 is on the way July 11, with five new episodes of decisions, adventure and laughs across nearly all gaming
 TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics will feature the industry’s best roboticists, technologists and investors. But what about the next generation? We’ve enlisted the help of three amazing educators at the forefront of STEM edu
 Samsung is updating its curved gaming monitor lineup with a slew of new technologies. Coming in 27, 31.5 and 49-inch versions, they’re called the C27HG70, C32HG70 and C49HG90, respectively. They blend the best current monitor tech
Ultrawide really means ultrawide.  Samsung came out with a new 49-inch QLED gaming monitor on Friday — and it's basically like an actual TV.  The CHG90 monitor has HDR technology usually reserved for televisions that "show
Theresa May and Veep's Selina Meyer have an awful lot in common. Both became the unelected leaders of a country and then suffer disastrous consequences at the next election. SEE ALSO: 'Veep' creator tells Trump to 'shut the **** up' after misleading
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Apple has banned the alt-right's favorite meme from its App Store. Pepe the Frog, the once-innocent meme that was co-opted by racists of the alt-right, is banned from the App Store because it's "considered objectionable content" under Apple's develop
The aftermath of the UK's general election, which resulted in a hung parliament and huge losses for the Conservative party, is proving chaotic and unsettling. But, the general election has proved historic for female representation in government.&
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If I ask you to tell me the total number of lenses Canon and Nikon have, I am sure you will fall short of the exact figure. The better question is, which lenses do you need? Answer that and your purchase decision becomes easier — but buying
Forget “unlimited” vacation time; some companies have found that the only way to get employees to unplug is a vacation “minimum.” The importance and benefits of taking time off from work are well-documented
What is Operation Cinder and how is it meant to squash those filthy Rebels? Star Wars: Battlefront II brings back the fantasy, wish-fulfilling online action that the 2015 game nailed so well, but it also fixes a major drawback of that earlier game: t
 In the wake of a spate of terror attacks across Europe regional interior ministers have been talking tough on tech. Encryption is one technology that’s been under fire from certain quarters. There has also been renewed discussion
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By producing locally sourced, nutritious cereals, the new Africa Improved Foods plant is bolstering Rwanda’s economy and tackling malnutrition in the country. In 2007, Feike Sijbesma, the CEO of the Dutch vitamin and nutritional-supplement
 From connected vehicles to connected homes, the Internet of Things promises a host of benefits for industry and consumers. But what communications technology is prepared to handle 20 billion connections? Given the ubiquity of space-based co
 Erica Baker, an engineer and outspoken advocate for diversity and inclusion in tech, is leaving her job at Slack, and moving from the San Francisco Bay Area to Brooklyn to work in an engineering leadership position at Kickstarter.Baker, who
Russia is making good on its threat to crack down on VPN and proxy services that provide access to blocked sites. A new law submitted to the State Duma will see the country's telecoms watchdog identify such services and compel their hosts to hand ove
 Something happened to social media recently. I don’t know exactly when things changed, but almost overnight, randomly scrolling through feeds became a lot less enjoyable. Flame-wars, bad news, fake news, worse news and anxiety-fue
Here's a scenario all iPhone users are familiar with: You're watching a video of, lets say, a guy getting flattened by a gigantic water balloon and decide the volume is just a smidge too loud. You go to turn down the volume on your iPhone ... only to
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 Today, the former FBI director who ran afoul of President Trump appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee in its ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. It was James Comey’s
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Zack Whittaker reports via ZDNet: European authorities are seeking new powers to allow police and intelligence agencies to directly obtain user data stored on the continent by U.S. tech companies. The move comes in the wake of an uptick in terrorist
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The verdict is in: don't expect to see Julie Andrews in Mary Poppins Returns.  The actress and singer who first played the iconic role of the offbeat British nanny won't do a cameo in the 2018 sequel, the film's director confirmed to Enterta