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Russian DNC Hack Bombshell: First Witness Appears In Ukraine, Wrote Malware Used By Russian Intelligence

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Russian DNC Hack Bombshell: First Witness Appears In Ukraine, Wrote Malware Used By Russian Intelligence

- While United States intelligence concluded more than a year ago that the Russian government was behind cyber-hacking into private Democratic National Committee servers in 2016, no actual, human witness to the Russian operation had come forward to verify that claim — until now. According to a detailed and explosive report by the New York Times on Wednesday, a software expert in Ukraine who wrote one of the “malware” — that is, software designed to infiltrate and attack other computers — programs used by a Russian intelligence unit to hack the DNC servers, has turned himself into authorities there and has already revealed his connections to the Russian hacking attacks
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В Интернете назвали главный недостаток нового iPhone

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В Интернете назвали главный недостаток нового iPhone

- Он может оказаться больше предыдущего. Сегодня в 08:40, просмотров: 746 Размеры готовящегося к выходу iPhone 7s могут разочаровать поклонников продукции Apple: гаджет, по слухам, будет толще, выше и шире iPhone 7. В результате к смартфону могут не подойти аксессуары предшественника, сообщает Giga Apple. По данным портала, размеры iPhone 7s по высоте, ширине и толщине будут равняться 138,44 х 67,27 х 7,21 миллиметра
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These Oldham entrepreneurs have developed artificial intelligence to trade energy

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These Oldham entrepreneurs have developed artificial intelligence to trade energy

- A new business is making waves in the energy sector after being ov. With a background in global energy markets Omar Rahim and Momin Hashmee have joined forces to launch Energi Mine. The business utilises Artificial Intelligence (AI) software to procure and trade energy for some of the UK’s biggest companies. Launched six months ago, Energi Mine’s clients include a global law firm, the largest independent construction materials group in the UK and a large privately-owned forecourt operator
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NHS hack hero Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty

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NHS hack hero Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty

- The British security researcher who helped stop the NHS-crippling malware attack earlier this year has pleaded not guilty to hacking charges in the United States. According to his lawyers, Marcus Hutchins, from Devon, will "vigorously defend himself" and be "fully vindicated" when his case goes to trial. He was arrested in Las Vegas and charged with developing Kronos - malware allegedly designed to steal banking logins and other financial information - in early August
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HBO hackers leak Curb Your Enthusiasm and Insecure shows

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HBO hackers leak Curb Your Enthusiasm and Insecure shows

- Hackers have continued to plague HBO by leaking unaired episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm over the weekend. The data dump also included episodes of Insecure, Ballers, Barry, The Deuce, a comedy special and other programming, according to the Associated Press. An earlier leak indicated HBO had offered the blackmailers $250,000 (£192,300), Variety reported. Over recent weeks, one Game of Thrones episode, scripts and sensitive internal documents have also been exposed
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Apple Maps Transit Directions Now Available in Hungary

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Apple Maps Transit Directions Now Available in Hungary

- Apple Maps has been updated with transit data in Hungary. , enabling iPhone users to navigate with public transportation directions in Budapest, Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Győr, Pécs, and other regions of the country. In the Budapest metropolitan area, supported vehicles include the Budapest Metro, BKV buses and trams, and BHÉV trains. MÁV-START trains are also supported throughout Hungary for long-distance routes, such as between Budapest and Debrecen
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Places: Europe |  C. Europe |  Hungary |  Budapest |  Miskolc |  Debrecen |  Szeged | 

Fedora Community Blog: FESCo Elections: Interview with Dominik Mierzejewski (rathann)

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Fedora Community Blog: FESCo Elections: Interview with Dominik Mierzejewski (rathann)

- This is a part of the FESCo Elections Interviews series. Voting is open to all Fedora contributors. The voting period starts on Tuesday, August 8th and closes promptly at 23:59:59 UTC on Monday, August 14th. Please read the responses from candidates and make your choices carefully. Feel free to ask questions to the candidates here (preferred) or elsewhere! Interview with Dominik Mierzejewski (rathann) Questions What is your background in engineering? I have a Master’s degree in software engineering from the Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology, Warsaw University of Technology
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MalwareTech's arrest shows hacking is still a dangerous game

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MalwareTech's arrest shows hacking is still a dangerous game

- Many hackers are people who just "happened" into discovering they were good at something, that, until recently, wasn't a career path in school. The calling chose them; their current lives are a result of blindfolded pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey with jobs and technology. Except it's a game they never know is completely legal or not, and usually neither do the cops. The game is really more Russian roulette than child's play
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Tags: Information Security |  Hacking | 
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How to Prevent a Cyberwar

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How to Prevent a Cyberwar

- Photo While the specifics of Russia’s interference in the 2016 American election remain unclear, no one doubts that Moscow has built a robust technological arsenal for waging cyberattacks. And as tensions between the two countries rise, there’s a good chance President Vladimir Putin will consider using them against American interests — if he hasn’t already. A cyberwar could quickly become a real war, with real weapons and casualties
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Apple Pay Could Launch in Germany as Early as Next Month

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Apple Pay Could Launch in Germany as Early as Next Month

- Hints about when Apple Pay is coming to Germany have been few and far between over the last year, with negotiations between Apple and German banks allegedly stalling due to conflicting views over fees and controls. The last rumor came back in May and suggested that Apple Pay would launch in the country in the fall or winter, but today one MacRumors reader provided us with another potential hint that Apple is gearing up to introduce its mobile payment system in Germany imminently
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Новый iPhone 8 может лишиться физической кнопки «Домой»

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Новый iPhone 8 может лишиться физической кнопки «Домой»

- Ирландский разработчик предположил, что в новом iPhone 8, выход которого запланирован на осень 2017 года, физическая кнопака «Домой» может быть заменена на виртуальную. К такому выводу он пришел после изучения прошивки беспроводной колонки HomePod от Apple. По его словам, кнопка «Домой» будет менять вид, в зависимости от используемых приложений, а по бокам от нее будут расположены другие функциональные кнопки. При этом она будет исчезать при просмотре видео
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Ukrainian postal service hit by 48-hour cyber-attack

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Ukrainian postal service hit by 48-hour cyber-attack

- Ukraine's national postal service has been hit by a two-day-long cyber-attack targeting its online system that tracks parcels. Unknown hackers carried out a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against Ukrposhta's website. The attack began on Monday morning, but ended shortly after 21:00 local time (1900 BST). However, Ukrposhta reported on Facebook that the DDoS attack continued again on Tuesday. "Friends, we've been DDoSed," the company in a post on Tuesday
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How to save iPhone and Android smartphone battery – 10 tips to improve your device’s battery life and the best portable chargers

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How to save iPhone and Android smartphone battery – 10 tips to improve your device’s battery life and the best portable chargers

- ARE you tired of your mobile phone running out of battery before the end of the day? There are tricks you can do on both iPhone and Android to help improve your device's battery life – here are some of the top tips. How can you save your iPhone and Android battery? Turn on Low Power Mode If you have updated your iPhone to the iOS 9 or 10 software, you’ll be able to activate a Low Power Mode on the settings tab
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Equinix Lands Latest SaaS Giant Partnership: SAP

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Equinix Lands Latest SaaS Giant Partnership: SAP

- Equinix this week announced partnerships with two very different cloud service providers. One is with the German enterprise software giant SAP, whose Customer Relationship Management (CRM) cloud infrastructure can now be accessed directly via private network links inside Equinix data centers. SAP has second-largest CRM market share after Salesforce. The other deal is with Rescale, a provider of high-performance computing infrastructure as a service
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Huawei menace Apple

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Huawei menace Apple

- A quelques semaines du lancement de l’iPhone 8, les fuites et les rumeurs sur le design et les fonctionnalités du prochain Smartphone d’Apple se multiplient. La marque à la pomme compte sur ce nouvel appareil, dix ans après la commercialisation du premier iPhone, pour faire repartir ses ventes. Ces dernières ne croissent que légèrement dans le monde (+ 1%) et baissent en Chine
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NHS hack hero told to do deal over US charges

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NHS hack hero told to do deal over US charges

- By Tom Cheshire, Technology Correspondent. The British security researcher who helped stop the NHS-crippling malware attack has been urged to take a plea bargain when he appears in a US court on hacking charges. Marcus Hutchins was - malware allegedly designed to steal banking logins and other financial information. The case is unrelated to the WannaCry attack that struck the NHS in May, for which Mr Hutchins gained worldwide attention after he detected a "kill switch" that effectively disabled the virus
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  • Russian DNC Hack Bombshell: First Witness Appears In Ukraine, Wrote Malware Used By Russian Intelligence
    Russian DNC Hack Bombshell: First Witness Appears In Ukraine, Wrote Malware Used By Russian Intelligence

    , inquisitr.com

    While United States intelligence concluded more than a year ago that the Russian government was behind cyber-hacking into private Democratic National Committee servers in 2016, no actual, human witness to the Russian operation had come forward to verify that claim — until now. According to a detailed and explosive report by the New York Times on Wednesday, a software expert in Ukraine who wrote one of the “malware” — that is, software designed to infiltrate and attack other computers — programs used by a Russian intelligence unit to hack the DNC servers, has turned himself into authorities there and has already revealed his connections to the Russian hacking attacks
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Computers

  • Google is helping fund AI news writers in the UK and Ireland
    Google is helping fund AI news writers in the UK and Ireland

    , cnbc.com

    Google is giving the Press Association news agency ($806,000) to start writing stories with the help of artificial intelligence. The money is coming out of the tech giant's Digital News Initiative fund, which supports digital journalism in Europe. The PA supplies news stories to media outlets all over the UK and Ireland, and will be working with a startup named Urbs Media to produce 30,000 local stories a month with the help of AI
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Security

  • Russian DNC Hack Bombshell: First Witness Appears In Ukraine, Wrote Malware Used By Russian Intelligence
    Russian DNC Hack Bombshell: First Witness Appears In Ukraine, Wrote Malware Used By Russian Intelligence

    , inquisitr.com

    While United States intelligence concluded more than a year ago that the Russian government was behind cyber-hacking into private Democratic National Committee servers in 2016, no actual, human witness to the Russian operation had come forward to verify that claim — until now. According to a detailed and explosive report by the New York Times on Wednesday, a software expert in Ukraine who wrote one of the “malware” — that is, software designed to infiltrate and attack other computers — programs used by a Russian intelligence unit to hack the DNC servers, has turned himself into authorities there and has already revealed his connections to the Russian hacking attacks
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Gadgets

  • В Интернете назвали главный недостаток нового iPhone
    В Интернете назвали главный недостаток нового iPhone

    , mk.ru

    Он может оказаться больше предыдущего. Сегодня в 08:40, просмотров: 746 Размеры готовящегося к выходу iPhone 7s могут разочаровать поклонников продукции Apple: гаджет, по слухам, будет толще, выше и шире iPhone 7. В результате к смартфону могут не подойти аксессуары предшественника, сообщает Giga Apple. По данным портала, размеры iPhone 7s по высоте, ширине и толщине будут равняться 138,44 х 67,27 х 7,21 миллиметра
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Software

  • Microsoft Windows bug lets hackers take control of your PC by sending you a email
    Microsoft Windows bug lets hackers take control of your PC by sending you a email

    , thesun.co.uk

    A WINDOWS bug could allow hackers to remotely take over your PC or laptop by sending an email which can attack your system even if you don’t open it. The alleged flaw could allow crooks to make changes to your device and steal everything you have saved on there. The terrifying problem lies in a security tool used in all modern Windows systems
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Mobile

Hacking

  • Alleged Russian hacker's arrest caps long cybercrime career
    Alleged Russian hacker's arrest caps long cybercrime career

    , abcnews.com

    From the early days of online stock scams to the increasingly sophisticated world of botnets, pseudonymous hacker Peter Severa spent nearly two decades at the forefront of Russian cybercrime. Now that a man alleged to be the pioneering spam lord, Pytor Levashov, is in Spanish custody awaiting extradition to the U.S., friends and foes alike are describing the 36-year-old as an ambitious operator who helped make the internet underground what it is today
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Smart

  • 6 smartphones définitivement pas comme les autres
    6 smartphones définitivement pas comme les autres

    , lexpress.fr

    Dans la grande famille des smartphones, certains constructeurs font le pari de se différencier avec des modèles au caractère affirmé ou des fonctionnalités que l'on ne voit nulle part ailleurs. Voici notre sélection de 6 smartphones qui se distinguent chacun par leur audace, leur résistance ou leur capacité à intégrer les technologies de demain. Alcatel A5 LED : brillant ! Pas d'inflation sur la fiche technique pour le dernier-né des smartphones Alcatel, mais un positionnement très original : le fun ! Le est en effet le premier appareil dont la coque arrière est garnie de dizaines de LED (des diodes électroluminescentes) multicolores
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