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The FCC Votes to Abandon Rural and Low-Income Americans

Source: GizmodoOn Thursday, the current FCC commission continued its campaign to loosen protections for consumers while doing the bidding of major corporations. The five-person commission voted on...

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‘IOTROOP’ BOTNET COULD DWARF MIRAI IN SIZE AND DEVASTATION

Source: Threat Post A botnet, which is adding new bots every day, has already infected one million businesses during the past month and could easily eclipse the size and devastation caused by...

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A New IoT Botnet Storm is Coming

Source: CheckpointNew cyber-storm clouds are gathering. Check Point Researchers have discovered a brand new Botnet, dubbed ‘IoTroop’, evolving and recruiting IoT devices at a far greater pace and with...

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Out of the Syrian crisis, a data revolution takes shape

Source: NatureShadows shroud Issam Salim's face as he recounts the operations he's performed. Yesterday, he tended to fractures, mangled limbs and intestinal injuries caused by an explosion from an...

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75,000 Turks Arrested So Far for Downloading Encrypted Messaging App

Source: Hacker News WARNING: If you are Turkish and using or have installed ByLock—a little-known encrypted messaging app—you could be detained by Turkish authorities.You might be thinking...

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El iPhone X se apoya en innovaciones tecnológicas ya estrenadas por los fabricantes de Android

Fuente: El Pais Ayer Apple hizo lo que nunca había hecho en la era Jobs. El visionario fundador se negó en su día a diseñar un lápiz para acompañar al iPad —fiel a su idea original de interacción...

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Citing Russian Ties, Homeland Security Boots Kaspersky Software From Government Agencies

Source: Gizmodo American government agencies are now banned from using software created by the Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab and will have to begin removing Kaspersky products from their...

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Facebook slapped with $1.43 million fine for violating users' privacy in Spain

Source: Hacker NewsFacebook is once again in trouble regarding its users' privacy.The social media giant has recently been heavily fined once again for a series of privacy violations in...

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Chinese Man Jailed For Selling VPNs that Bypass Great Firewall

Source: Hacker NewsIn an effort to continue its crackdown on VPNs, Chinese authorities have arrested a 26-year-old man for selling VPN software on the Internet.China's Supreme Court has sentenced Deng...

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Reports of Russia's Election Hack Keep Getting Scarier

Souce: GizmodoA New York Times investigation offered some unnerving news on Friday. Not only was the hacking of electoral systems during last year’s election “more extensive than previously...

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How the NSA identified Satoshi Nakamoto

Source: Medium MagazineThe ‘creator’ of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, is the world’s most elusive billionaire. Very few people outside of the Department of Homeland Security know Satoshi’s real name. In...

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El doble filo digital: reacción al “Archivo digital” de Joseph Harrison Flores

por Rodrigo FernosHoy dia Joseph Harrison se reconoce por su afán de ‘digitalización’ del archivo general de Puerto Rico; un ‘millonario’  que pone la tecnología mientras las agencias ponen los...

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Favorecida la telecomunicación privada

Fuente: El Nuevo Dia La industria de telecomunicaciones está celebrando la aprobación de una legislación que estuvieron persiguiendo por años, y aseguran que este hecho abre camino a un incremento en...

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Send FIREFOX

Private, Encrypted File Sharing. Send files through a safe, private, and encrypted link that automatically expires to ensure your stuff does not remain online forever.Send lets you upload and encrypt...

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UNPAYWALL

Source: Nature Read paywalled research papers for free.Click the green tab and skip the paywall. It's fast, free, and legal, powered by our database of millions of author-uploaded PDFs.Unpaywall works...

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A Game That Explains Why Nobody Trusts Each Other Anymore

Source: GizmodoThe Evolution of Trust is an interactive presentation by Nicky Case that explores cheating and cooperation. The short narrative experience attempts to explain the rise of mistrust and...

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BI Arrests Researcher Who Found 'Kill-Switch' to Stop Wannacry Ransomware

Source: Hacker NewsThe 22-year-old British security researcher who gained fame for discovering the "kill switch" that stopped the outbreak of the WannaCry ransomware—has been reportedly...

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That HBO Game of Thrones Hack Was Worse Than We Thought

Source: GizmodoWell, this isn’t terribly surprising. According to the latest dispatch from Variety, the hackers who broke into HBO’s servers and stole 1.5 terabytes of data, including at least one...

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Tech's Biggest CEOs Are Too Chickenshit to Defend Net Neutrality

Source: GizmodoLast week, the House Energy and Commerce Committee invited the CEOs of Netflix, Facebook, Amazon, and Google’s parent company Alphabet to take part in discussions about net neutrality....

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Apple removes VPN Apps from the China App Store

Source: Hacker NewsIn order to comply with Chinese censorship law, Apple has started removing all virtual private network (VPN) apps from the App Store in China, making it harder for internet users to...

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Online abuse and my children: a cautionary tale

Source: iMoreAs a father of three active children, I'm no stranger to calls from school in the middle of the day.They happen a lot, and for all different reasons. Lunchboxes left at home, bruises...

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This Story About Facebook Workers in Menlo Park Is Depressing as Hell

Source: GizmodoIn his recent adventures beyond the valley, Mark Zuckerberg has made a point of hammering on the issue of income inequality, saying the US should “explore ideas like universal basic...

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Senator blasts FCC for refusing to provide DDoS analysis

Source: ARS TechnicaUS Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) criticized the Federal Communications Commission for failing to turn over its internal analysis of the DDoS attacks that hit the FCC's public comment...

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FCC has no documentation of DDoS attack that hit net neutrality comments

Source: ARS TechnicaThe US Federal Communications Commission says it has no written analysis of DDoS attacks that hit the commission's net neutrality comment system in May.In its response to a Freedom...

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The FCC Is Full of Shit

Source: Gizmodo On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission fired back against negative coverage of its response to a public records request filed by Gizmodo in May.“Media reports claiming that...

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