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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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Update to iOS 10.3.3 now: Apple patches serious Wi-Fi exploit

Source: MacWorldiOS users should update immediately to version 10.3.3 to eliminate the risk of a Wi-Fi-based exploit that can be carried out by an attacker in proximity to a device—or potentially...

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EN TORNO A LA CANCELACIÓN DE ‘PEPITO’

Fuente: ASPPROLa Asociación de Periodistas de Puerto Rico (ASPPRO) lamenta la decisión de GFR Media y del diario Primera Hora de cancelar la columna gráfica (caricatura) de Pepito, de la autoría de...

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Ubuntu Linux for Windows 10 Released — Yes, You Read it Right

Source: HackerNewsWindows and Linux in the same line? Yes, you heard that right... and that too, on the same computer and within the same operating system.Two months ago, Microsoft announced its plans...

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Los gigantes tecnológicos se unen contra el Gobierno de EE UU para evitar el fin de la neutralidad en la Red

Fuente: El PaisDecenas de empresas tecnológicas se aliaron este miércoles para protestar contra la propuesta del Gobierno de Donald Trump dirigida a limitar la neutralidad en la Red. A través de sus...

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Researcher Claims Samsung's Tizen OS is Poorly Programmed

Source: Hacker NewsA researcher has claimed that Samsung's Tizen operating system that runs on millions of Samsung products is so poorly programmed that it could contain nearly 27,000 programming...

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Study: The Internet Is Still Full of Assholes

Source: GizmodoA nationally-representative study on online harassment released by Pew Research today confirms what most of us already know: the internet is absolutely chock full of abusive...

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World's largest hoard of carbon dates goes global

Source: NatureRadiocarbon dating has long been used to reveal the age of organic materials — from ancient bones to wooden artefacts. Scientists are now using the amassed dates for wider applications,...

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How the iPhone Was Born

Source: Documentary WSJ...

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Hypnotic Video Simulates How Earth Gets Its Magnetic Field

Source: GizmodoThe Earth is a giant magnet, with a north and a south pole just like any magnet you’ve ever played with. But the Earth’s magnetic field plays a vital role: It field helps to prevent...

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No al muro: Ideología y “apps”

Fuente: ClaridadEl diseñador de aplicaciones y videojuegos, Carlos Marcial Torres ha recibido centenares de mensajes de odio en la última semana. Es una buena señal. La derecha pro-Trump ha visto su...

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NATO Considering 'Petya' Malware a Potential Act of War

Source: Gizmodo On Saturday, Kevin Scheid, a Department of Defense veteran, was placed in charge of NATO’s cyber operations. The appointment wouldn’t be big news if it weren’t for the fact that he’s...

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Leak of Windows 10 Source Code Raises Security Concerns

Source: GizmodoMicrosoft has confirmed that a significant chunk of its source code for Windows 10 was posted to a repository called BetaArchive. The exact size of the leak has been disputed, but the...

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US court grants Elsevier millions in damages from Sci-Hub

Source: NatureOne of the world's largest science publishers, Elsevier, won a default legal judgement on 21 June against websites that provide illicit access to tens of millions of research papers and...

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How to Spot and Remove Stalkerware

Source: GizmodoAs if there aren’t enough tech security threats to worry about, you also need to be on your guard against so-called ‘stalkerware’—those invasive types of programs installed by...

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Swipe right for science: Papr app is ‘Tinder for preprints’

Source: NatureInspired by the dating app Tinder, which asks users to ‘swipe right’ across their screens to approve prospective matches, an app called Papr is inviting scientists to swipe to rate...

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China's quantum satellite clears major hurdle on way to ultrasecure communications

Source: NatureJust months into its mission, the world’s first quantum-communications satellite has achieved one of its most ambitious goals.Researchers report in Science1 that, by beaming photons...

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Más de dos tercios de la humanidad ya tiene un móvil

Fuente: El Pais El número de abonados únicos de telefonía móvil ha alcanzado los 5.000 millones, lo que supone que más de dos tercios de la población mundial tienen una línea móvil, según los datos de...

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Expertos en ciberseguridad dan la batalla en Puerto Rico

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaEn el mundo se generan todos los días unas 90,000 incidencias de ataques cibernéticos contra gobiernos, empresas o individuos, según expertos en el tema, siendo éste un problema...

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Text-mining tool seeks out ‘hidden data’

Source: NatureForgotten to free your data? A tool called Wide-Open can search out instances of locked online research data sets that are supposed to be public — and it has already flagged hundreds of...

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NSA Leaker Outed Thanks to Modern Printer Technology

Source: GizmodoOn Saturday NSA contractor Reality Leigh Winner, who leaked classified documents to The Intercept, was arrested. The leaked intelligence report from the NSA detailed Russian...

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Siete de cada 10 aplicaciones para móviles comparten sus datos con otros proveedores

Fuente: El PaisNuestros móviles pueden revelar muchas cosas sobre nosotros: dónde vivimos y trabajamos; quiénes son nuestros familiares, amigos y conocidos; cómo nos comunicamos con ellos (e incluso...

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Change Your Screen to Grayscale to Combat Phone Addiction

Source: LifehackerFormer Design Ethicist at Google and founder of the non-profit Time Well Spent Tristan Harris has been making the rounds lately, talking about how technology is engineered to be...

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