TECHS-NEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Day 09:15, 2019-06-12

Hackers Could Be Using DMs to Hijack Twitter Accounts, Quick Heal Says

With the Twitter accounts of Amitabh Bachchan and Adnan Sami getting hacked, security researchers have warned that users should think twice before clicking on the links received in the Twitter Direct......

Hackers Could Be Using DMs to Hijack Twitter Accounts, Quick Heal Says

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Zoom Backtracks, Says It Will Actually Fix Major Flaw That Could Let Hackers Hijack Mac Webcams After initially defending their decision to install insecure local web servers on Mac users’ machines that posed a major security risk and could be hijacked by attackers, teleconferencing app Zoom has backtracked and has said it will quickly remove the “feature.”Read more......
12:45, 2019-07-10

How hackers can permanently lock you out of your accounts | Dylan Curran Some hackers use malicious code, but most just hide in plain sight. It can be devastatingly effectiveWhen their computer or social media account is hijacked by an unknown entity, most people probably picture something like this: a faceless man hunched over a sleek laptop in an abandoned building, ey...
10:45, 2019-06-09

Hackers broke into Sprint accounts through Samsung's website Sprint's security team is having a very, very lousy 2019. On top of the earlier Boost Mobile breach, the carrier has revealed that hackers obtained "unauthorized access" to an unspecified number of Sprint accounts through Samsung's "add a line" webs......
09:15, 2019-07-17

N4T Investigators: Hackers stealing money from bank accounts Police believe this man opened a fraudulent account and transferred funds from another member at the same credit union. Courtesy: Oro Valley Police Department TUCSON – Cyber criminals are gaining access to bank accounts and stealing money. A victim from Oro Valley recently had tens of thousands of d...
07:15, 2019-07-19

Hackers access data from more than 460,000 accounts at Uniqlo's online store Fast Retailing, the company behind the Uniqlo chain of apparel stores, announced Monday that the data of more than 460,000 customers on its online shopping sites were accessed by hackers from April 23 to May 10....
21:15, 2019-05-21

Houston Rockets among teams who see Twitter accounts suspended The Houston Rockets were the most notable team to have their Twitter account suspended Monday, reportedly due to DMCA takedown notices.        ...
17:30, 2019-05-21

Twitter Apologises for Suspending Accounts Critical of China Twitter has apologised for suspending a number of accounts critical of China, days before the politically sensitive 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown....
07:45, 2019-06-03

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a transparency report that detailed recent efforts to tamp down on the spread of misinformation by ins......
03:00, 2019-06-14

Twitter Deletes Thousands Of Accounts Tied To Iran Twitter Inc on Thursday said it removed thousands of accounts linked to coordinated, state-backed activities it believes were from the Iranian government and archived them to its public database......
23:45, 2019-06-13

Hackers take over the London Metropolitan Police's Twitter account Late on Friday night, the Twitter account of London's Metropolitan Police Service began tweeting unusual announcements. "XEON IS THE BEST FIGHTER IN SCOTLAND," it proclaimed, alongside the challenge: "what you gonna do call the police?"...
07:45, 2019-07-20

Make Twitter a More Pleasant Place By Muting Notifications From Some Accounts Twitter can be a wonderful place to connect with people from around the world. It can also be a great place for bots and garbage accounts to spam you with tweets you wish you hadn’t seen in the first place....
05:01, 2019-07-15

How to mute noisy conversations (and accounts) on Twitter, Gmail, Slack, and more! Smartphone apps have seemingly combined forces, each seeking to hijack our attention and leave us longing for a way to roll back the clock. Each of these devices promises a portal to the outside world, an entry point to the entirety of human knowledge. The world, however, is a noisy place. In 2019, ...
01:45, 2019-06-11

Facebook, Twitter delete fake accounts originating in Iran Several fake social media accounts spreading messages in support of Iran have been removed from Facebook and Twitter. The deletion of the accounts came after an investigation by internet security firm FireEye....
11:45, 2019-05-29

Twitter Blocks Accounts of Iranian State Media Outlets A day after Twitter suspended the accounts of several Iranian state media outlets, the social networking service said Saturday it acted after harassment of people linked to the Baha'i faith....
10:30, 2019-07-22

Twitter Asked 193 Million Users to Verify Accounts in H2 2018 As part of its efforts to prevent manipulation of the platform by bots and fake accounts, Twitter challenged 19.35 crore (193 million) accounts for verification in the second half of 2018....
09:30, 2019-06-03

Twitter removes thousands of accounts linked to Iran government Nearly 4,800 accounts taken down by microblogging platformStep aims to prevent election interference and misinformationTwitter has removed nearly 4,800 accounts with ties to the Iranian government in a continuing effort to prevent election interference and misinformation on the platform, the company...
00:45, 2019-06-14

Accounts posing as Dominic Raab and Liam Fox among Twitter takedowns MoD, DExEU and DHSC lodged complaints requesting removal of fake accounts pretending to be associated with governmentTwitter accounts masquerading as official outlets for Dominic Raab and Liam Fox were revealed as among those the UK government succeeded in shutting down after complaining to the soci...
06:30, 2019-07-15

Twitter Suspends Accounts Of Iranian State Media Outlets A day after Twitter suspended the accounts of several Iranian state media outlets, the social networking service said Saturday it acted after harassment of people linked to the Baha'i faith....
02:00, 2019-07-21

RPT-Twitter apologises for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter Inc has apologised for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square, after an outcry among users....
15:00, 2019-06-02

Twitter apologizes for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter Inc has apologized for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square, after an outcry among users....
14:15, 2019-06-02

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000 and 700,000 followers, respectively....
11:15, 2019-05-25

Twitter apologises for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter Inc has apologised for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square, after an outcry among users....
12:30, 2019-06-02

Twitter bans anti-Trump Krassenstein brothers over fake accounts Twitter has put the kibosh on the Krassenstein brothers – saying the anti-Trump trolls had broken the site’s rules by operating fake accounts. Brian and Ed Krassenstein, who gained a wide following for their uncanny ability to instantly respond to the president’s Twitter tirades, were permanently ba...
19:15, 2019-05-24

Twitter ‘accidentally’ blocked accounts of China dissidents ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter has apologized after it suspended hundreds of accounts that were critical of the Chinese government, merely days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre on June 4. The microblogging service said it suspended “a number of accounts” as part of its efforts to curb various...
13:45, 2019-06-03

Baltimore didn’t pay Bitcoin ransom so hackers leaked sensitive data on Twitter Officials investigating the Bitcoin-fueled ransomware attack that hit Baltimore City last month believe the hackers have leaked government documents on Twitter. A Twitter account claiming to be owned by the hackers appears to have been used to leak the sensitive documents, The Baltimore Sun reports....
00:00, 2019-06-06

Twitter bans left-wing Krassenstein Bros. for operating fake accounts: report A new report on Thursday says that the prolific anti-Trump Twitter personalities Brian and Ed Krassenstein have been permanently banned from the platform. ...
03:45, 2019-05-24

It's Not Too Late for Bayer to Heal Shares of chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer have been laid low by legal liabilities from its deal for Monsanto, but the situation is likely to improve....
15:45, 2019-06-22

The Latest: Ortiz’s wife says he ‘continues to heal’ SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Latest on the shooting for former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz (all times local): 12:50 p.m. The wife of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz says he remains in guarded condition at a Boston hospital and “continues to heal and make progress....
20:15, 2019-06-13

A flaw in Zoom's Mac app may have let attackers hijack webcams A serious security flaw in the Mac version of conferencing software Zoom can hijack webcams, but also leave users vulnerable to phishing and DOS attacks....
16:00, 2019-07-09

Serious Security Flaw With Teleconferencing App Could Allow Websites to Hijack Mac Webcams On Monday, security researcher Jonathan Leitschuh publicly disclosed a serious zero-day vulnerability in conferencing software Zoom—which apparently achieves its click-to-join feature, which allows users to go directly to a video meeting from a browser link, on Mac computers by installing a local we...
08:30, 2019-07-09

Salmonella can hijack immune cells to spread around the body Salmonella bacteria can use immune cells as vehicles to escape from the gut. They control them by changing the way the cells react to electrical signals...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Kids have long road to heal after Oklahoma police shooting TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Three children wounded when Oklahoma police opened fire on their mother’s pickup truck in April are struggling to cope with their trauma and injuries. Medical records say a bullet pierced the left frontal lobe of 4-year-old Asia Jacobs’ brain. Her 5-year-old brother s...
20:00, 2019-06-02

4 Women With Lives Scarred by Genital Cutting: Could a Surgeon Heal Them? Over 200 million women and girls alive today have been circumcised. Four of them shared with The Times their pain, emotional trauma and sexual struggles — and their journey to feel whole....
10:15, 2019-05-24

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African gray parrots Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African gray parrot, one of the world's most trafficked animals because of its skill at mimicking human speech....
18:00, 2019-07-19

FROM THE FIELD: Murals help heal wounds of bloody conflict in Guatemala “The villagers knew that the military kidnapped [indigenous] people and brought them here and tortured them. While alive, they were forced to dig their own graves. Some would be buried in the ground, here, still half alive.” The chilling words of Rosalina Tuyuc Velásquez, a member of an indigenous g...
20:15, 2019-06-08

Hayden Panettiere Is "Trying to Heal" After Brian Hickerson Legal Drama It's been about a month since a judge ordered Brian Hickerson to stay away from Hayden Panettiere following his arrest for domestic violence. Now, the 29-year-old actress is trying to move on.......
22:15, 2019-06-18

From the archives: Floating charge curtains to heal the ozone layer 25 years ago the ban on ozone-killing CFCs had only just come into force – and we reported on an unusual plan to speed the polar ozone hole’s recovery...
02:15, 2019-05-30

Scientists Find a New Kind of Cell That Helps Heal the Heart The human body has plenty of nifty tricks to keep itself alive for as long as possible, and scientists still haven’t come close to figuring them all out. Case in point, a team of researchers this week describe a previously unknown type of cell near the heart that helps it heal from injury. The disco...
17:30, 2019-07-16

Euro Papers: Will United 'hijack' De Ligt's Barca deal? "Matthijs de Ligt is meant to be heading to Barcelona but reports in Spain suggest he has had his head turned by other offers. Could Manchester United swoop?"...
21:00, 2019-05-22

Slack patches vulnerability in Windows client that could be used to hijack files Enlarge / Strangers in your Slack channel could have messed with Slack for Windows' download settings, redirecting files to a malicious shared folder. It's fixed now. (credit: NOAH BERGER/AFP/Getty Images) On May 17, researchers at Tenable revealed that they had discovered a vulnerability in the ...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Security firms demonstrate subdomain hijack exploit vs. EA/Origin Israeli security firms Check Point and CyberInt partnered up this week to find, exploit, and demonstrate a nasty security flaw that allows attackers to hijack player accounts in EA/Origin's online games. The exploit chains together several classic types of attacks—phishing, session hijacking, and cr...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Trump's 4 July hijack merely proclaims his megalomania | Sidney Blumenthal If nothing else, the president’s speech on the Mall on Thursday will show how far we have fallen since LincolnDonald Trump is orchestrating his Fourth of July extravaganza to be his most spectacular act of self-flattery, his first appearance on the National Mall since his inauguration but before a c...
08:45, 2019-06-30

Opinion: 50 years ago, the 1969 Mets helped heal a nation in turmoil As the Vietnam War raged, the 1969 New York Mets came along and their underdog story was something everyone in America could get behind.       ...
19:45, 2019-06-15

The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet There’s an awful lot of awful in the just-released summary of a new U.N. report on biodiversity and ecosystem. There’s the tenfold increase in plastic pollution since 1980, for example. There’s the 400 million tons of heavy metals, toxic sludge and fertilizer runoff poured into the...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Airline passenger identified after storming cockpit, sparking hijack alert The airline passenger who stormed the cockpit and threatened to “kill everyone” on a Turkey-bound flight has been identified, according to a report. Chloe Haines, 25, sparked a hijack alert on a June 22 flight with Jet2 airlines when she tried to open the plane’s emergency exit doo...
10:00, 2019-07-06

Tottenham try to hijack Arsenal’s deal for St Etienne defender William Saliba • Spurs offer St Etienne marginally better deal• Arsenal confident defender will still sign for themTottenham are trying to hijack Arsenal’s deal to sign the St Etienne centre-back William Saliba.The 18-year-old has agreed a five-year deal with the Gunners and the two clubs were only minor details a...
16:15, 2019-07-12

#BoycottTrump4thOfJuly Trends 1 Day Before Trump’s Yuuuge Plans to Hijack the National Holiday U.S. presidents traditionally have been hands-off when it comes to the Fourth of July so as to avoid politicizing commemorations of the nation’s birth. But not Donald Trump, whose decision to insert himself in Washington, D.C.’s annual celebration with a speech at the Lincoln Memorial and an elabora...
15:00, 2019-07-04

AirAsia Pilot Suspended For Wrongly Transmitting "Hijack Code": Report Aviation regulator DGCA Friday suspended an AirAsia India pilot for a period of three months for erroneously transmitting the ''hijack code'' to the Air Traffic Services during a Delhi-Srinagar flight......
18:30, 2019-07-19

'Operation Heal Our Patriots' helps wounded military couples in their married lives Dozens of combat-wounded veterans and their spouses will be flown to Alaska this week as part of a week-long biblically-based marriage retreat covered by the Christian non-profit, Samaritan's Purse, "for spiritual refreshment, physical renewal, and marriage enrichment."...
21:15, 2019-05-27

Chloe Haines’ Jet2 meltdown caused hijack scare, $105K bill A woman who stormed a cockpit while yelling “I’ll kill you all!” — forcing two fighter jets to intercept the Turkey-bound flight — has been slapped with a $105,000 airline bill, according to reports. Chloe Haines, 25, was accused by British airline Jet2 of a “catalog of aggressive, abusive and...
22:01, 2019-07-18

Twitter is changing Twitter.com to be more like mobile app     The new Twitter Web interface... In a blog post today, Twitter announced the rollout of a new version of the Twitter.com website that revamps the Web interface to bring it more in line with the design and fun...
16:15, 2019-07-16

The Quick Read About… the 5G War Is Upon Us What Happened: Last week, the US government placed China’s state-champion Huawei on the Commerce Department’s Entity List, banning the tech company from buying critical parts it needs from US producers. For all the focus on the current trade war between the US and China, it’s this ...
16:45, 2019-05-25

New Twitter Still Has Old Twitter's Problems This week, Twitter unveiled a redesigned version of its website, greeting desktop users with a new appearance and added features including dedicated pages for bookmarks and exploring topics....
16:15, 2019-07-20

The Quick Read About… the U.K. after Theresa May What Happened This Week: Theresa May has finally stepped down as head of the Conservative Party—Britain’s long national nightmare is finally over. Well, one of them anyways. Why It Matters: It’s been clear for some time now that Theresa May would be unable to get her Brexit deal ov...
00:30, 2019-06-11

Huawei calls for quick end to US ban Huawei has called for a speedy end to the conflict between itself and the US government.The firm's legal chief has said adding Huawei to a blocked "entity list" sets a "dangerous precedent", with other companies now potentially at risk of similar bans if they upset the US.Speaking at a press co...
12:45, 2019-05-29

The top U.S. cities for quick trips, according to Hotwire What's the best destination for a quick trip? Hotwire released its picks for best U.S. cities for getaways of 72 hours or less.       ...
17:15, 2019-07-15

Australia banking on quick fix at fullback Australia believe Tom Banks is the player to fill the gaping hole left in the number 15 jersey by the sacking of Israel Folau, and the Brumbies fullback is set for a baptism of fire in the cauldron of Ellis Park on Saturday....
17:00, 2019-07-19

How to use Amazon Alexa to get in a quick workout anywhere You can use Amazon Alexa to exercise wherever you are. All you have to do is ask Alexa to start a workout, whether it's a five-minute abs-focused exercise or a seven-minute full body. Here's how....
19:15, 2019-06-07

A’s Liam Hendriks is quick fantasy fix that may be so much more At this time of the year, outside of a sure-thing prospect making his big league debut, it is unlikely you’re going to find the perfect player to help your fantasy team on the waiver wires. You can, however, pick up a player to get a quick boost in certain statistical categories, and that player may...
04:30, 2019-06-30

A quick check-up: Servicing the McLaren F1 For every one of the 106 McLaren F1s, MSO holds a detailed history file. These contain everything from its original factory-build specification to a forensic account of its most recent service A nightmare to work on? Not a bit of it. In fact, as James Disdale discovers, mechanics love fettling the...
12:15, 2019-06-09

Act quick and you can get an iPhone 6s for as little as $120 (unlocked and refurbished) Apple's official iOS 13 rollout is not too far away, and despite the advanced age and relatively modest specifications of the iPhone 6s, the 2015-released 4.7-incher (as well as its 5.5-inch sibling) is guaranteed to receive the next big software update as soon as it will be made available.This shou...
09:45, 2019-06-24

Here's a Quick Way to Get Fresh Ginger Into Drinks Fresh ginger adds a vaguely spicy but surprisingly soothing note to food and beverages, but getting it into a drink usually involves making a syrup or—if you want a little funk—splashing in some brine. But if it’s pure, unsweetened, fresh ginger you’re after, all you need to do is grab your micropla...
02:45, 2019-07-11

Don't Just Uninstall Old Apps—Delete Your Accounts As Well So you’ve grown bored of the latest photo filtering tool, or the newest anonymous question app, or whatever the flavor of the month in the app charts happens to be. Just remove the app from your phone and get on with your life, right? Well, not quite.Read more......
15:00, 2019-07-10

Can hackers tell what you’re texting or searching just by listening? Hackers may soon be able to discern information from the sounds of typing. A 2019 study of the budding phenomenon, obtained by Cornell University and not yet published in a peer-reviewed journal, found that Android phones and tablets are able to pick up sound waves of typing through their microphone...
04:00, 2019-06-06

DOJ Says Chinese Hackers Attacked Anthem, but Not Why For years, China was rumored to be behind the health insurance company's massive data breach, but now the Justice Department is noticeably silent on the hackers' motives and affiliation....
15:01, 2019-05-21

How Hackers Can Steal Your Data at Airports Ever wonder if it’s a bad idea to surf the web using a heavily trafficked public wifi network at an airport? For the most part, it’s safe; your information probably isn’t at risk as long as you connect to the right network. On the other hand, you might want to rethink plugging in your phone to one o...
03:45, 2019-05-24

| Agent seeks quick fix for 'respectful' Pogba Paul Pogba's agent hopes that a breakthrough in negotiations that benefits "all parties" will soon be made regarding the Manchester United midfielder's future....
14:15, 2019-07-09

Need quick medical advice in Britain? Ask Alexa Britain's state-run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments such as migraines and flu via the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, aiming to help more patients at home and cut down on costs....
13:45, 2019-07-10

Where, When, And How To Watch Summer Games Done Quick 2019 Summer Games Done Quick is back! Speedrunners will be playing through a mix of modern and retro games and doing amazing things all around while racing against the clock. This year’s event just started with Spyro Reignited Trilogy and will run from today until the 30th where the event will end with a...
03:00, 2019-06-24

Explainer: Impeachment is not a quick 'bye, bye birdie' - Pelosi Impeachment of a U.S. president does not mean an immediate ouster from office, or as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi put it on Wednesday, a "bye, bye birdie."...
23:30, 2019-06-05

10 quick ways to improve your website branding The purpose of branding is to present a unified message about the company and its products. And also wrapped up in this is the need to deliver a story that customers can relate to, in order to establish better connections and loyalty with those people. Businesses spend large amou...
15:45, 2019-06-12

Make a Quick Salad Dressing With Hummus Most folks are well aware that hummus is an excellent sandwich spread; it’s creamy, nutty, savory, and friendly to almost every kind of diet. Those are all things I enjoy in a salad dressing, but hummus—straight from the tub—is a little too thick for drizzling on a pile of greens....
21:45, 2019-07-22

Quick Question: Which is The Better Taillight Color Arrangement? One of the advantages of having to fill in on a Saturday is that I feel like it’s okay to post things that may be, normally, even too niche or narrow or, let’s face it, idiotic, even for me. But it’s Saturday, so all bets are off! Which is why I’m going to ask you for your opinion on something I’d b...
04:15, 2019-06-09

5 Quick Oats Recipes For Weight Loss Oats Recipes For Weight Loss: Looking to shed some extra kilos without compromising on those yummy treats? Here are some scrumptious oats recipes for weight loss that would help you sail through along......
11:45, 2019-07-04

This Quick Grilling Recipe is the Best Excuse to Eat With Your Hands Slicked in a savory caramel sauce, pork belly cooks in minutes on the grill. Then simply wrap it in lettuce leaves along with a tangy carrot-papaya slaw and fresh, flavorful garnishes....
19:30, 2019-06-05

A quick and easy guide to writing a good CV Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Resumes are important. They help showcase your experience, skills, and potential to possible employers. Do them right and you’ll land yourself an interview for yo...
20:30, 2019-06-19

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds....
12:45, 2019-06-13

'Stranger Things 3' has been seen by over 40 million Netflix accounts Remember when it was a big deal that Bright racked up 11 million viewers? That's now quaint by comparison. Netflix has revealed that 40.7 million accounts have watched Stranger Things 3 in the four days since its July 4th premiere, making it the mo......
07:45, 2019-07-09

Mexico freezes ex-oil official’s bank accounts MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have frozen the bank accounts of Emilio Lozoya, the former head of Mexico’s state-owned oil company. The Financial Intelligence Unit said Monday that “there were various transactions with funds that presumably did not come from legal activities̶...
17:00, 2019-05-28

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" based in Iran. According to the company, the individuals responsible pretended to be located in the US a......
02:15, 2019-05-29

Instagram Will Now Alert Violators Before Deleting Their Accounts Instagram is adding a new warning alert that would show users a history of the posts, comments and stories that could be or has been removed from the platform....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activity from October 2018 to March 2019, even as it worked to boost detection of bogus accounts. (May 23)        ...
02:00, 2019-05-24

You can now use your Android phone as a 2FA security key for Google accounts on iOS Now, Android phones running Android 7.0 Nougat or newer can act as 2FA security keys for Google accounts on iPhones and iPads running iOS 10.0 and up.Read More...
20:45, 2019-06-12

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in Q4 2018. These numbers are quite staggering when you consider that......
22:15, 2019-05-23

‘All we know is MONEY!’: US cities struggle to fight hackers Baltimore this month joined Atlanta, San Diego and Newark in the list of US cities hit by ransomware attacks as the cyber intrusions are expected to continue“We won’t talk more, all we know is MONEY! Hurry up!”This was the ransom note that confronted Baltimore officials on 7 May when hackers cripple...
07:45, 2019-06-03

Hackers take down Iranian social security website TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ILNA news agency says hackers took down the website belonging to the country’s non-governmental Social Security Organization. ILNA reported Friday that the website had been down for an unspecified amount of time the previous day, but has since bee...
15:30, 2019-05-31

Hackers Made an App That Kills to Prove a Point Medtronic and the FDA left an insulin pump with a potentially deadly vulnerability on the market—until researchers who found the flaw showed how bad it could be....
22:45, 2019-07-16

Businesses' Core Functions Are More Vulnerable to Hackers Companies are connecting behind-the-scenes business software to the internet, meaning that the systems that run their accounting, supply chains and other core functions are increasingly vulnerable to hackers....
11:45, 2019-07-17

‘Pokémon Go’ creators sue ‘hackers’ over illegal knockoffs Gotta catch ’em all —without getting caught. Niantic, the software development company behind “Pokémon Go” and upcoming “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite,” is suing a group it claims has created knockoff versions of the games. In the suit, Niantic accuses Global++ of being a...
19:45, 2019-06-17

Here’s how digital forensics experts track down hackers As society becomes increasingly data driven, the importance of ensuring this data’s security and fidelity grows exponentially. While prevention is still the best medicine though, tracking down those who have already entered your system is also vital. This has led to the growth of digital forensics –...
18:30, 2019-06-23

Hackers are turning our AI security systems against us — but they can be stopped With the use of AI growing in almost all areas of business and industry, we have a new problem to worry about – the “hijacking” of artificial intelligence. Hackers use the same techniques and systems that help us, to compromise our data, our security, and our lifestyle. We’ve already seen hackers tr...
17:45, 2019-06-22

How hackers use tricks to make money from your clicks Online clicks are worth big money. Now hackers are using a cunning set of click-tricks to make money from people visiting websites without them realising...
04:45, 2019-05-22

Hackers broke into a contractor for Russia's spy agency The Russian government is used to perpetrating hacks, but it just became a target -- and the data says a lot about its goals. A hacking group nicknaming itself 0v1ru$ infiltrated the servers of SyTech, a contractor for the FSB intelligence agency on......
00:45, 2019-07-22

Ransom hackers hit Georgia courts after cities pay $1M Hackers behind a series of repeating cyberattacks in a number of U.S. cities -- holding hostage computer systems for hundreds of thousands of dollars -- are keeping up the assault after at least two have paid them off....
12:15, 2019-07-08

A Bluetooth vulnerability could give hackers your location Your FitBit and other Bluetooth gadgets could be giving away your location data. Researchers from Boston University (BU) detected a vulnerability in several high-profile Bluetooth devices that could allow third-parties to determine your location and......
21:45, 2019-07-17

Jet-lagged Stratford makes quick dash to World Cup New Zealand defender Nicole Stratford had a rushed introduction to the women's World Cup having received an SOS call to join the squad in France, just two days after she returned home from holiday in Britain....
15:15, 2019-06-13

7 dead after quick, powerful storm hits Greece Hailstorms, heavy rain and gale-force winds slammed the Halkidiki region of northern Greece Wednesday night, killing at least seven people, officials said....
15:45, 2019-07-11

What You Missed: ‘Mummy’ Ackermann and a quick family reunion "Pascal Ackermann was clad in bandages after a heavy fall on the previous stage, while Jacopo Guarnier stopped mid-race for a family catch-up. Watch every stage live on Eurosport and Eurosport Player."...
23:30, 2019-05-22

Make Quick Work Of Scuffs With 100 Melamine Sponges For $3 You know those “Magic Erasers” that can wipe stains off seemingly any hard surface? They’re really just melamine sponges with a marketing budget, and you can get 100 off-brand equivalents for just $3 on Amazon. I used these after moving into a new apartment a few months back, and they made quick wor...
20:30, 2019-05-24

Josh Wale and Tommy Frank take quick wins Josh Wale only needs a round to finish Ekow Wilson. Andy Whittle reports from ringside The post Josh Wale and Tommy Frank take quick wins appeared first on Boxing News....
16:00, 2019-07-08

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Quick Bucks’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Quick Bucks” game were: 02-10-17-26, Bonus: 1 (two, ten, seventeen, twenty-six; Bonus: one) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Quick Bucks’ game appeared first on LE...
05:30, 2019-05-22

The Quick Read About… the New President-elect of the European Commission What Happened This Week: Europe has a new president! Sort of. Germany’s former defense minister Ursula Von der Leyen became the new president-elect of the European Commission (EC) this week following a close vote in the European Parliament. Why It Matters: Whoever leads the European Commission...
01:00, 2019-07-20

All You Need To Know About '5-Bite Diet' That Claims Quick Weight Loss The '5-bite diet' lets you eat whatever you want to and eliminates the need for long, strenuous exercise regime. The fad diet has become a rage these days for its quick results and super easy......
14:45, 2019-07-03

The Quick Read About… Jared Kushner’s Bahrain Workshop What Happened This Week: White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner kicked off his much anticipated—and plenty derided—plan to bring peace to the Middle East with a two-day economic workshop in Bahrain. The Palestinians boycotted the event, the Israelis are busy gearing up for another nati...
20:45, 2019-06-28

A quick look at Serena Williams' dominant career Unless you've been living under a rock the past two decades, you know that Serena Williams has carved out a legendary tennis career. But, if you're a rock dweller, here's a refresher on just how amazing it's been.        ...
23:00, 2019-07-12

Make Quick Pickles Even Quicker by Massaging Your Veggies Quick pickles are the MVP of no-stove-required summer side dishes. Despite the name, some versions need to soak for an hour or two before they’re ready to eat. If you need a bright, crunchy vegetable side and you need it now, you can get things started with a little massage....
18:15, 2019-07-10

Taggart’s task: Turning around Florida State no quick fix TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Decades of Florida State football dominance is displayed on the walls just outside of Willie Taggart’s office. Trophies and plaques commemorate All-America players and championship teams. Lots of them. Off to the side, in a poorly lit corner, next to two chairs and a c...
17:30, 2019-07-01

Huawei Seeks Quick Overturn of Law Restricting Its U.S. Business Huawei asked a judge to quickly rule in its favor in its legal challenge to overturn a law that restricts its business in the U.S., saying American officials haven’t provided evidence that it poses a security threat....
11:00, 2019-05-29

The Latest: Merkel wants quick deal on head of EU Commission France’s pro-EU president and the leader of Italy’s euroskeptic, far-right movement are jockeying for the role of chief powerbroker after elections to the European Parliament hollowed out the traditional political middle...
07:00, 2019-05-28

Party leaders bullish on quick spending deal Mitch McConnell isn't exactly prone to public displays of optimism. But the Senate majority leader was downright ecstatic — for him — after a lengthy Tuesday meeting with Democrats and Trump administration officials about cutting a two-year budget deal."Very encouraging," said McConnell (R-Ky.). "Ou...
23:15, 2019-05-21

The Quick Read About… Mexico’s Recent Political Drama What Happened This Week: Mexico’s finance minister Carlos Urzua abruptly quit his post last week, just seven months into the job. The Mexican peso tumbled more than 2 percent in the aftermath of the announcement before rebounding somewhat, but the resignation points to a deeper problem plaguin...
00:00, 2019-07-15

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts over six months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month span, far outpacing previous efforts by the company in striking fraudulent accounts from the platform, the tech giant said Thursday....
22:45, 2019-05-24

TrickBot malware may have hacked 250 million email accounts TrickBot malware may have stolen as many as 250 million email accounts, including some belonging to governments in the US, UK and Canada. The malware isn't new. In fact, it's been circulating since 2016. But according to cybersecurity firm Deep Insti......
22:45, 2019-07-12

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that carried false information looking to influence elections in several African countries. This forms part of Facebook looking to redeem itself and act proa...
14:45, 2019-05-24

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users of the social network. In a new report, Facebook said it saw a “steep increa...
20:45, 2019-05-23

SBI Savings Accounts For Minors: Interest Rate And Other Details The interest rate on Pehla Kadam and Pehli Udaan is similar to savings bank account. For savings deposits balance less than Rs. 1 lakh, SBI offers an interest rate of 3.5 per cent per annum...
20:30, 2019-06-02

Welcome to the wonderful world of bizarre literary Instagram accounts Literary Instagram sounds like it should be a fairly relaxed corner of social media. It conjures images of nicely staged photos of books next to cups of coffee, short reviews of favorite reads peppered with hashtags, and a welcome reprieve from the unending absurdity of the rest of the internet. Tha...
20:30, 2019-06-12

Facebook removes accounts used to distribute malware since 2014 Facebook has shut down more than 30 accounts that were found to be spreading Remote Access Trojans (RATs) through malicious links that claimed to inform users about the ongoing political crisis in Libya. Dubbed ‘Operation Tripoli,’ the large-scale campaign — uncovered by cybersecurity vendor Check P...
19:45, 2019-07-02

In 6 Months, Facebook Removes Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users of the social network. In a new report, ...
19:45, 2019-05-23

This big bank is eliminating all fees on checking and savings accounts Discover is doing away with fees of any kind on its checking, savings, money market and certificate of deposit accounts.       ...
12:00, 2019-06-17

Instagram Testing an Easier Way of Recovering Hacked Accounts Instagram is testing a new in-app account recovery process. To control cases where the hackers alter username and contact data linked to the accounts, Instagram would prevent any username from being......
20:30, 2019-06-17

Savings Accounts for Disabled Americans Catch On, but Slowly Advocates say the state-based accounts, which let disabled people work and save money without risking the loss of government aid, could help millions of people....
15:15, 2019-06-07

The Pitfalls of 'Designated Beneficiaries' for Mutual-Fund Accounts “Transfer on death” accounts go directly to beneficiaries upon the owner’s death. But they still need to be carefully coordinated with the owner’s overall estate plan....
05:30, 2019-07-09

A Flaw in Teleconferencing App Zoom Could Have Let Hackers Access Your Webcam. Here’s How to Fix it A series of security flaws in popular video-conferencing service Zoom left its users vulnerable to spying, denial of service attacks from unauthorized sites, and the potential installation of malware, according to a report from security researcher Jonathan Leitschuh. In a statement, Zoom says it has...
19:15, 2019-07-09

Hackers behind dangerous oil and gas intrusions are probing US power grids Enlarge / Power Lines in Page, Arizona (credit: IIP Photo Archive) In a new troubling escalation, hackers behind at least two potentially fatal intrusions on industrial facilities have expanded their activities to probing dozens of power grids in the US and elsewhere, researchers with security fir...
21:45, 2019-06-15

Canada elections chief says hackers aim to keep people from voting Hackers seeking to interfere in Canada's federal election this October want to undermine trust in voting and the democratic process rather than manipulate the result, says Canada's chief electoral officer....
19:15, 2019-06-06

Hackers could read non-corporate Outlook.com, Hotmail for six months Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich Lawson) Late on Friday, some users of Outlook.com/Hotmail/MSN Mail received an email from Microsoft stating that an unauthorized third party had gained limited access to their accounts and was able to read, among other things, the subject lines of emails (but not th...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Hackers steal student data from Australia's top university A "sophisticated operator" has broken the cyber defenses of the Australian National University (ANU) and stolen years' worth of sensitive student data. Many of ANU's ex-students now work for the Australian government....
13:45, 2019-06-04

Another Florida city gives in to hackers’ demands and pays $460,000 ransom Florida municipalities are proving to be a juicy and lucrative target these days for hackers who’ve been launching cyber attacks on computer systems, government phones and the like before demanding big ransom payments as a condition for leaving the targeted government alone. A trio of cities h...
01:15, 2019-06-29

Cybersecurity report: Hackers targeting U.S. power grid A group of hackers has targeted the U.S. power grid over the past several months but has so far been unable to trigger any outages or other incidents, a cybersecurity firm said in an analysis Friday....
23:45, 2019-06-14

Radiohead bypasses hackers to publish its 'OK Computer' demos Radiohead has turned the tables on a hacker after a hacker breached Thom Yorke's computer to get hold of demos the band recorded between 1995 and 1998. "We got hacked last week," writes the band's Jonny Greenwood on Radiohead's oblique official blog,......
18:15, 2019-06-11

A City Paid a Hefty Ransom to Hackers. But Its Pains Are Far From Over. Weeks after Lake City, Fla., was hit by a cyberattack, the phones are back on and email is working, but the city has not yet recovered all its files....
13:45, 2019-07-07

Hackers hid malware in a fake trading app to steal your cryptocurrency Security researchers have uncovered a knock-off cryptocurrency trading website designed to steal the funds of unwitting victims. Cybercriminals have created a website that imitates the Cryptohopper cryptocurrency trading platform to distribute malware that could steal personal information, hijack yo...
15:30, 2019-06-06

Women's World Cup 2019: our quick guide to the tournament – video The Women's World Cup kicks off on Friday 7 as the hosts, France, welcome South Korea. Going into the tournament Phil Neville's England are one of the favourites, although they'll face tough opposition from defending champions USA, plus France, Netherlands and Germany. Last time out, England reached...
14:15, 2019-06-07

| Jesse Kriel takes our 10 quick-fire question challenge! Big, strong and fast ... Springbok and Bulls centre Jesse Kriel epitomises the modern day rugby player. But is he a dog or cat man? Click to find out!...
14:00, 2019-07-03

Tour of Norway: Wins keep coming for Deceuninck -Quick-Step "Despite fierce conception on a technical finish in Mandal, Belgian WorldTour team Deceuninck - Quick-Step continues to make it look easy this season collecting win No.31 as Colombian sprinter Álvaro Hodeg claimed Stage 2 at the Tour of Norway (UCI 2.HC) on Wednesday."...
23:15, 2019-05-29

The Quick Read About… Turkey’s Troubling Russian Shopping Spree What Happened This Week: Back in 2017, Turkey agreed to purchase Russia’s advanced S-400 air defense missile system over the strong objections of both the US and NATO, of which Turkey is a member. Turkey has been adamant it will follow through with the purchase, and delivery of the missile sys...
01:45, 2019-06-15

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
04:00, 2019-05-22

How Johnny Miller helped Rory McIlroy get off to a quick start PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Rory McIlroy took Johnny Miller’s advice to heart. Miller, speaking to McIlroy at a Tuesday night dinner gathering of former U.S. Open champions, emphasized the importance of a good start. McIlroy went out and shot a 3-under 68 in Thursday’s opening round at Pebble Beach to st...
11:00, 2019-06-14

Tennis: Anderson makes quick work of dispatching Herbert Returning to the lush grasscourts of Wimbledon proved to be just the tonic Kevin Anderson needed on Monday as the 2018 runner-up buried memories of an injury-hit year by easing into the second round with a 6-3 6-4 6-2 win over Pierre-Hugues Herbert....
16:15, 2019-07-01

Taggart's task: Turning around Florida State no quick fix Taggart's task: Turning around Florida State no quick fix, but 2nd-year coach confident in his plan to rebuild Seminoles because it has worked before elsewhere       ...
17:15, 2019-07-01

Quick Question: What Carmaker and Video Game Company Share a Name? I know usually these Quick Questions are deep-thought exercises designed to expand your mind into new, uncharted directions, today’s Quick Question is a straight-up simple automotive trivia question: what car company and video game company share a name?...
04:45, 2019-06-01

US says there are signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, and warned that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
07:45, 2019-05-22

Quick! These exclusive cheap mobile phone deals on O2 end Tuesday Since even before Amazon Prime Day last week, we'd been having a great time arranging exclusive mobile phone deals just for TechRadar readers.We teamed up with online phone retailers Mobiles.co.uk to bring the prices down on a selection of their top tariffs. And we're not talking about som...
21:15, 2019-07-22

The Quick Read About… President Xi Jinping’s Trip to North Korea What Happened This Week: As anticipation builds for the G-20 meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump next week in Japan, China’s state broadcaster announced on Monday a surprise state visit by Xi to North Korea for later this week. Why It Matters: While this ...
23:15, 2019-06-20

Zambia finance minister urges quick implementation of austerity Zambia should step up its implementation of austerity measures to rein in soaring debt and stabilize the economy, newly appointed finance minister Bwalya Ng'andu said on Tuesday....
17:15, 2019-07-16

Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates have filed legal documents to try to force the administration of President Donald Trump to quickly release immigrant children from a Florida detention center. The advocates accuse the administration of violating a decades-old settlement that they say requires t...
22:30, 2019-06-15

Emirates head cautious on quick return to service for Boeing 737 MAX  Emirates airline President Tim Clark said on Sunday that global regulators should act in a coordinated way to return the Boeing 737 MAX to service and warned it could take six months to get the grounded jet back into operation....
06:45, 2019-06-02

Recipes: Quick And Easy Sweet Chutneys For Snacks And Chaats Sweet chutney with a blend of sweetness and tanginess complement our Indian street foods and snacks well. There are many ways you can make sweet chutney...
17:45, 2019-06-22

D.C. United overcomes quick two-goal deficit, concedes late in 3-3 tie Ulises Segura scores twice to bring United back, Luciano Acosta scored in regulation to give D.C. the lead, but Chicago answers in stoppage time to hand the hosts a tough draw....
04:45, 2019-05-30

The quick uniform change that shows Pete Alonso really cares Pete Alonso will bring 22 home runs to Citi Field on Thursday night when the Mets open a four-game series against the Cardinals. That’s the second-most home runs ever hit by an NL rookie prior to the All-Star break. Cody Bellinger bashed 25 in 2017. It’s the approach Alonso brings to the game that c...
10:30, 2019-06-13

David Ortiz’s wife thanks his friend for ‘quick thinking’ after shooting David Ortiz’s wife on Thursday praised the “quick thinking” of a friend who rushed the former Red Sox star to the hospital in a Rolls-Royce after he was shot in a botched hit job at a Dominican Republic bar. “I want to take this opportunity to offer our heartfelt thanks and gratitu...
21:15, 2019-06-13

Mexico's Finance Ministry says blocks bank accounts of steelmaker Mexico's Finance Ministry said on Monday it blocked the bank accounts of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico and a former top executive of state oil firm Pemex for allegedly carrying out financial operations with money that came from "illegal" activities and corruption. (Reporting by Anthony Esposito)...
04:30, 2019-05-28

Facebook deletes fake accounts used in pro-Iranian influence campaign A pro-Iranian influence campaign created fake Facebook and Twitter accounts to push Tehran's viewpoint in the US and succeeded in having a number of American newspapers publish their letters, according to new research published Tuesday....
08:00, 2019-05-29

Budget 2019: How Cash Withdrawal From Bank Accounts Can Attract 2% Tax In the Union Budget for 2019-20, the government has proposed to impose a TDS or tax deduction at source of 2 per cent if an individual or an entity withdraws Rs 1 crore or more from a bank account in......
11:15, 2019-07-08

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists JPMorgan Chase is under fire for closing the bank accounts of several customers in the conservative movement as other right-wingers are threatening to close their accounts unless the bank plays nice....
05:15, 2019-05-26

Western intelligence hacked 'Russian Google' Yandex to spy on accounts Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
21:45, 2019-06-27

New Louisiana Law Allows Expert Testimony on the Flaws of Eyewitness Accounts of Crimes In 1971, when Wilbert Jones was just 19 years old, he was arrested and charged with kidnapping a nurse at gunpoint from the parking lot of a hospital in Baton Rouge, La., and raping her behind a building....
23:00, 2019-06-06

Man busted using password-breaking software to hack women’s accounts A man gained unauthorized access to more than 100 women’s Facebook, iCloud, Gmail, Yahoo and Hotmail accounts — all of which were password-protected — using password breaking software....
21:45, 2019-07-12

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says accounts 'improperly' frozen by government Altos Hornos de Mexico, one of Mexico's largest steelmakers, said on Monday that the Finance Ministry's Financial Intelligence Unit had "improperly" frozen its bank accounts....
03:15, 2019-05-28

Donald Trump announces expansion of Health Reimbursement Accounts President Donald Trump on Friday announced a new government rule allowing businesses an alternative to providing workers with a company-administered health insurance plan....
16:00, 2019-06-15

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month period Facebook said it had removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over the past two quarters, a spike in inauthentic activity that the tech giant attributed to “unsophisticated” bad actors that are caught in the act of creating scores of fake profiles in batches....
20:15, 2019-05-23

Man uses password breaking software to hack women's online accounts A man gained unauthorized access to more than 100 women’s digital accounts, all of which were password protected, according to a statement this week from Assistant U.S. Attorney Melissa M. Marangola....
21:01, 2019-07-12

Fake Instagram accounts are hijacking Sudan solidarity campaign Some Instagram accounts have been accused of using a social media campaign that aims to promote solidarity with victims of unrest in Sudan merely to gain more followers on the platform....
05:30, 2019-06-19

Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts Instagram might offer a little more reassurance if your account is ever hijacked. The social network is testing a new in-app account recovery process that should make it easier to recover an account -- and make it harder for thieves to get away with......
07:00, 2019-06-17

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have been sore about....
17:45, 2019-05-30

Nigerian National Arrested From Palghar For Hacking Email Accounts Nagpur police Sunday arrested a Nigerian national from Palghar district for allegedly hacking e-mail accounts of various companies in India, an official said....
06:30, 2019-07-15

White House expands health accounts for small firms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will expand options for small companies to use special accounts to help workers buy their own health insurance or upgrade job-based coverage, officials said Thursday. The tax-free individual accounts are called “health reimbursement arrangemen...
00:15, 2019-06-14

Zoom for Mac made it too easy for hackers to access webcams. Here’s what to do [Updated] Enlarge / Artist's impression of wireless hackers in your computer. (credit: TimeStopper / Getty Images) Update 7:23pm ET: As this post was being reported, Zoom developers reversed their previous position and issued an update that changes the contested behavior. "Initially, we did not see the Web ...
07:45, 2019-07-10

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have targeted U.S. government ag...
17:15, 2019-06-22

Hackers steal traveler photos and license plates from US Customs If you were wondering why it can be risky for governments to collect traveler images en masse on connected systems... well, here's why. US Customs and Border Protection has confirmed that hackers stole traveler images from a subcontractor, including......
02:30, 2019-06-11

Protect your online identity now: Fight hackers with these 5 security safeguards Having your identity stolen can be a nightmare, and cleaning up the mess can take months. You can make life difficult for a would-be identity thief by locking down these five key aspects of your online life....
17:15, 2019-06-18

Here's how hackers are making your Tesla, GM and Chrysler less vulnerable to attack GM, Chrysler and Tesla pay 'white hat' hackers to break into cars' systems. It's how they find and correct flaws, aiming to keep drivers safer.       ...
13:00, 2019-07-05

Campaigns Remain Vulnerable as Signs of Russian Hackers Re-Emerge Many 2020 presidential campaigns face challenges in rebuffing cyberattacks despite taking steps to beef up security, an issue brought into fresh focus by President Trump’s comments that he might accept information from foreign governments that was damaging to his rivals....
15:45, 2019-06-14

New vulnerabilities may let hackers remotely SACK Linux and FreeBSD systems Enlarge (credit: JIP) The Linux and FreeBSD operating systems contain newly discovered vulnerabilities that make it easy for hackers to remotely crash servers and disrupt communications, researchers have warned. OS distributors are advising users to install patches when available or to make system...
02:15, 2019-06-19

A rogue Raspberry Pi helped hackers access NASA JPL systems NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) suffers from multiple cybersecurity weaknesses despite the advances it has achieved in space technology, according to the agency's Office of Inspector General (PDF). Investigators looked into the research center......
14:00, 2019-06-20

Radiohead Defies Hackers, Releases Trove of Stolen Music Radiohead on Tuesday released an 18-hour trove of private recordings from their 1997 album "OK Computer" after getting hacked by someone seeking a ransom of $150,000 for the music....
11:30, 2019-06-12

Hackers are stealing personal medical data to impersonate your doctor When it comes to health, prevention is the best cure. Now it’s becoming apparent it is time to extend this philosohphy to medical data as well. While personally identifiable information — full names, social security numbers, home addresses, dates of birth, credit card numbers — can be exploited by c...
19:15, 2019-06-11

Hackers steal 100,000 traveler photos from border patrol database US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials on Monday said that one of its subcontractors had been breached in a “malicious cyberattack,” exposing images of travelers coming in and out of the country. Less than 100,000 people had their information compromised by the attack, according to a law e...
11:15, 2019-06-11

Hackers Stole U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Traveler Photos License plate images and photos of individuals who traveled in and out of the United States were taken in a malicious hack impacting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), according to a report in the Washington Post. The agency learned last month about the breach, which took place thanks to a ha...
04:15, 2019-06-11

Raspberry Pi 4 gets Kali Linux, a distro aimed at ethical hackers Following hot on the heels of the Raspberry Pi 4 hitting the shelves, specialist security distro Kali Linux – which is used by ethical hackers – has been made available for the compact computer board.You can grab Kali Linux for the Raspberry Pi 4 right here (under the Raspberry Pi Foun...
13:45, 2019-07-09

Hackers hit Bulgaria, leak data from Russian email: government Hackers stole millions of Bulgarians' personal and financial data and distributed it from a Russian-based email in an attack one minister linked to the purchase of new F-16 fighter jets from the United States, the government said on Tuesday....
14:00, 2019-07-16

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted the city pay 13 bitcoin (then $76,280, today $102,310) to cut the computers loose. The hackers claimed the price would go up every day after four day...
02:15, 2019-05-23

Hackers hit Bulgaria, send data from Russian email: government Hackers stole thousands of Bulgarians' personal financial data and distributed it from a Russian-based email in an attack possibly related to the purchase of new F-16 fighter jets from the United States, the government said on Tuesday....
10:30, 2019-07-16

Microsoft warns 10,000 customers they’re targeted by nation-sponsored hackers Enlarge / United Nations HQ in New York. (credit: Javier Carbajal) Microsoft said on Wednesday that it has notified almost 10,000 customers in the past year that they’re being targeted by nation-sponsored hackers. According to a post from Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Customer Security & T...
06:15, 2019-07-18

Bulgarian tax agency says hackers stole millions of financial records Hackers have stolen the personal and financial data of millions of Bulgarians by breaking into the tax agency's systems, the government said on Tuesday....
14:45, 2019-07-16

Hackers breached Bulgaria’s tax agency and leaked the data of 5M people Bulgaria has suffered what has been described as the biggest data leak in its history. The stolen data, which hackers emailed to local media on July 15, originates from the country’s tax reporting service – the National Revenue Agency (NRA). The breach contains the personal data of 5 million citizen...
04:30, 2019-07-17

Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial records: tax agency Hackers have stolen the financial data of millions of Bulgarians from the country's tax agency, the government said on Tuesday, in an attack that one researcher said may have compromised nearly every adult's personal records....
17:15, 2019-07-16

Hackers reportedly stole nearly $10M worth of Ripple (XRP) in GateHub hack Another day, another cryptocurrency heist. Hackers have breached over 100 Ripple (XRP) Ledger wallets managed by service provider GateHub. If that wasn’t bad enough, additional reports suggest the attackers have siphoned off more than $100 million worth of XRP. “Recently, we have been notified by ou...
13:15, 2019-06-07

Could nation-state hackers target your email? Microsoft thinks so Microsoft has shown off the first voting system to make use of its ElectionGuard technology, which is designed to prevent tampering with elections, while revealing some alarming statistics about how many normal people – not just business customers – have been targeted by nation-state s...
16:45, 2019-07-18

WhatsApp Spotted Adding a Shortcut for Quick Edits of Media in Chats WhatsApp for Android and iPhone have been spotted getting a 'Quick Edit Media Shortcut' feature that will enable quick editing of media files you have sent or received on the app....
08:30, 2019-07-11

This High-Protein, Low-Cal Quinoa Fruit Salad Is All You Need To Shed Quick Kilos Spring Quinoa Fruit Salad is an interesting quinoa salad recipe, which is shared by famous vlogger Manjula Jain on her YouTube channel. This quinoa salad fits perfectly in any weight loss diet plan.......
12:00, 2019-05-31

How to grab beautiful free wallpapers for your iPhone or iPad with a quick shortcut Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Shortcuts for iOS is a very useful — but often neglected — way to automate your iPhone or iPad. In this series, we’ve been looking at different workflows to make ...
15:45, 2019-07-05

‘It works out actually better’: When Trump loses, he’s quick to tout Plan B as the real victory From his failed efforts to repeal Obamacare to Republicans’ loss of the House majority in 2018, Trump has proven adept at seeing — and promoting — the bright side of failure....
12:15, 2019-07-13

Opinion: Don't hold your breath for quick NFL action to allow medical marijuana Don’t hold your breath if you’re thinking the NFL is on the brink of giving players to green light to smoke their pain away with marijuana.        ...
00:30, 2019-05-23

Xbox Games News: Next-gen xCloud gaming playable in London right now - but be quick! Microsoft is letting players get hands-on with xCloud right now, so if you want to try out the future of gaming before the beta rollouts in October, here's what you need to know....
12:45, 2019-07-12

Cricket World Cup 2019: a quick guide to this year's tournament – video Eoin Morgan's England side go into the 2019 Cricket World Cup as favourites and are hoping to fend off the other nine teams looking to be crowned champions. Here's a quick video guide to this year's tournamentCricket World Cup 2019: Guardian writers’ predictionsBoos, hairbands and Cricket World Cup ...
21:00, 2019-05-29

Omar Vizquel shows off quick hands during MLB All-Star Futures Game If 11-time Gold Glove Award winner Omar Vizquel isn’t in the Baseball Hall of Fame, he showed Sunday that his hands at the very least should get a crack at it....
20:15, 2019-07-08

IAF Praises Quick-Thinking Pilot Who Jettisoned Fuel Tanks After Bird Hit The Indian Air Force (IAF) praised the pilot of a Jaguar aircraft that had a narrow escape in Ambala on Thursday for his prompt action that not only saved the fighter jet from damage but also the......
10:30, 2019-06-29

Ford’s Hinrichs expects quick resolution to Mexico tariff threat If President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported Mexican goods are implemented, Ford executive Joe Hinrichs said his company would be in a better position than many of its rivals....
20:45, 2019-06-06

U.S. Plans More Troops for Mideast, Eyes Quick Arms Sales to Allies There The Trump administration is planning to send several thousand additional troops to the Middle East and is moving toward a decision to rush billions of dollars in weapons to allies in the region, according to officials and people familiar with the plans....
06:30, 2019-05-24

Facebook Removes a Fresh Batch of Iran-Linked Fake Accounts Outside researchers tipped Facebook off that a social media network was pushing Iranian interests, posing as journalists, and even impersonating politicians....
21:15, 2019-05-28

Facebook removes Iran-linked accounts as analysts tie some to disinformation campaign Facebook on Tuesday removed 51 user accounts, 36 pages and seven groups and three Instagram accounts that originated in Iran and engaged in "inauthentic behavior" on social media....
19:15, 2019-05-29

Goldman Sachs lowers rate paid for some Marcus savings accounts Goldman Sachs Group Inc lowered the annual percent yield or return paid to some holders of its popular Marcus high-yield savings accounts on Thursday....
20:01, 2019-06-27

Deutsche Bank Staff Saw Suspicious Activity in Trump and Kushner Accounts Anti-money-laundering specialists proposed filing “suspicious activity reports” about transactions connected to President Trump and Jared Kushner. Bank managers said no....
23:30, 2019-05-21

Fake accounts pose as candidates, reporters to push pro-Iran agenda A propaganda effort possibly out of Iran has been using Facebook and Twitter to try and impersonate real Americans, including a handful of US congressional candidates, according to new research....
19:15, 2019-05-29

Men Who Floated Fake Income Tax Webpage, Hacked Bank Accounts Arrested Seven persons including three Nigerians have been arrested by city police for hacking into over 2,000 bank accounts and transferring crores of rupees after creating a fake webpage of the Income Tax......
22:00, 2019-06-13

Pupdate: Dog-centered social media accounts are taking the internet by storm The latest internet trend has dog-centric social media accounts talking to followers from the dog's perspective from every social media platform.       ...
18:30, 2019-06-10

Stranger Things 3 Breaks Netflix Records, Watched by Over 40 Million Accounts Stranger Things has broken Netflix viewing records with the global launch of its third season, the streaming giant said in a rare tweet publishing viewing data....
14:30, 2019-07-10

Jobless Men In Madhya Pradesh 'Rent' Out Bank Accounts, Aid Cyber Crime Newly-opened bank accounts of unemployed people in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district are the latest tools used by the cybercriminal looking to park illicit money, the police has said, adding these......
23:45, 2019-07-03

Florida city agrees to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin to get its computer files back Everyone knows that crime doesn’t pay, or at least that’s what we’re all led to believe. For hackers who broke into the computer systems of a Florida city a few weeks back, crime seems to be paying rather well, and the local government has agreed to pay the hefty sum of $600,000 to...
20:00, 2019-06-20

North Korean hackers caught phishing for South Koreans’ cryptocurrency Hackers from North Korea are making headlines again, this time for going after the funds of users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit. The hackers allegedly sent a phishing email to UpBit users earlier this week. The email falsely claimed that the exchange needed additional customer inform...
12:15, 2019-05-31

Sprint says hackers used Samsung’s website to access customer account data In late June, hackers managed to access an unknown number of Sprint accounts by exploiting a security loophole on Samsung’s “add a line” website, according to a new report from ZDNet. According to Sprint, which sent out a letter to impacted subscribers, some of the information poss...
12:00, 2019-07-17

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have targeted U.S. government a...
23:45, 2019-06-22

In systemic breach, hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial data Bulgaria's finance minister apologized to the country on Tuesday after admitting hackers had stolen millions of taxpayers' financial data in an attack that one researcher said may have compromised nearly every adult's personal records....
19:15, 2019-07-16

Iranian state hackers reload their domains, release off-the-shelf RAT malware Enlarge / Iran's hacking groups are scaling up, hitting Saudi companies and other organizations, according to a Recorded Future report. (credit: Getty Images) A new report from the threat research firm Recorded Future finds that activity from APT33—the Iranian "threat group" previously tied to the...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thursday evening....
23:45, 2019-06-22

US Cyber Command warns of nation-state hackers exploiting Outlook The recent surge in state-backed hacking campaigns isn't dying down any time soon. US Cyber Command has reported that unnamed state actors are making "active malicious use" of a 2017-era Outlook vulnerability (long since patched) to escape the email......
18:45, 2019-07-03

Software firm may have exposed North Carolina to election hackers in 2016 Voting system security is problematic enough, but one company might have unintentionally laid out a welcome mat for hackers. Politico claims VR Systems, a voting software firm targeted by Russians, took a gigantic risk in 2016 by using remote access......
12:15, 2019-06-06

Hackers abuse ASUS cloud service to install backdoor on users’ PCs Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) ASUS' update mechanism has once again been abused to install malware that backdoors PCs, researchers from Eset reported earlier this week. The researchers, who continue to investigate the incident, said they believe the attacks are the result of router-leve...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Government hackers reportedly broke into Russian search company Yandex According to a Reuters report, hackers working for Western intelligence agencies reportedly broke into Yandex, the company often referred to as "Russia's Google." The hackers were allegedly looking for technical information that would indicate how Ya......
22:30, 2019-06-28

Binance hackers suddenly move $8 million worth of stolen Bitcoin More than $8 million worth of Bitcoin stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Binance has suddenly moved. Earlier today, a combined 707.1 BTC was sent from one of the hacker‘s Bitcoin wallets to a separate pair of addresses. The two transfers, for 706.1 BTC ($8 million) and 1 BTC ($11,384) respectively,...
21:45, 2019-07-08

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica. It appears here under a Creative Commons license. From 2015 to 2018, a strain of ransomware...
14:38, 2019-05-21

This Bluetooth security flaw could let hackers track your Windows, iOS, and macOS devices Researchers from Boston University (BU) have discovered a flaw in the Bluetooth communication protocol that could expose most devices to third-party tracking and leak identifiable data. According to the research paper — Tracking Anonymized Bluetooth Devices — detailed by Johannes K. Becker and David...
10:30, 2019-07-18

Hackers Strike Another Small Florida City, Demanding Hefty Ransom For the second week in a row, a small Florida city has agreed to pay cyber criminals hundreds of thousands of dollars after a ransomware attack crippled city systems....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers who disabled the city’s computer systems with sophisticated ransomware last month, hot on the heels of a $600,000 ransom paid out in similar circumstances by Riviera Beach, Florida just weeks later. Now, as flagged from local med...
07:15, 2019-07-02

Hackers exploit Mozilla Firefox bug reportedly affecting Coinbase users Mozilla has warned hackers are exploiting a critical “zero-day” exploit in its Firefox browser — and cryptocurrency owners are most at-risk, ZDNet reports. Details of the bug are scarce, but Mozilla has described it as a “type confusion vulnerability” that could occur when interacting with JavaScrip...
20:30, 2019-06-19

Hackers target Monroe College, demand $2 million in bitcoin as ransom Monroe College is “under cyberattack” by hackers who demanded approximately $2 million in bitcoin, police and school officials said Thursday. The school’s computer programs were hacked around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday by a group that got in through ransomware and halted the system, cops ...
22:15, 2019-07-11

Akamai: Hackers have carried out 12 billion attacks against gaming web sites in 17 months Hackers have targeted the gaming industry by carrying out 12 billion credential stuffing attacks against gaming websites in the 17 months ended March 2019.Read More...
16:15, 2019-06-12

Hackers access student data at top Australian university going back 19 years Australia's top-ranked university said on Tuesday hackers breached its cyber defenses late last year to obtain sensitive data, including students' bank account numbers and passport details going back 19 years....
10:15, 2019-06-04

Florida city pays hackers $600,000 in ransom to save computer records The hackers apparently got into the city’s system when an employee clicked on an email link that allowed them to upload malware.        ...
03:15, 2019-06-20

Baltimore: government computers crippled by attack as hackers demand bitcoin Attack on city computers prevents employees from sending email and knocked out bill pay websites, as hackers demand $76,000Hackers have seized control of government computers for the city of Baltimore, demanding ransom and leaving the city locked out of basic technology for more than two weeks.The r...
17:15, 2019-05-22

At $12,900, Has This Rebuilt-Titled 2016 Ford Focus “ST” Sedan Been Built for a Quick Sale? If you’ve wanted a Ford Focus ST then you’re likely resigned to driving a hatch. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe candidate is, amazingly enough, a saloon. It’s a custom job and carries a rebuilt title. Let’s figure out what that might be all about....
17:30, 2019-05-27

Caroline Wozniacki makes quick French Open exit in stunning upset Caroline Wozniacki went from playing a perfect set to start the French Open to quickly fading away against an opponent who had never previously won a Grand Slam match....
20:15, 2019-05-27

Watch Games Done Quick's summer charity event starting June 23rd If you're hoping to immerse yourself in video games now that summer has officially reached the northern hemisphere, you're in luck. Games Done Quick is kicking off its annual summer charity livestream (below) on June 23rd at 12:30PM ET, and you can e......
19:00, 2019-06-22

Quick-Step claim 30th win of season with Hammer Sprint victory in Stavanger "Deceuninck - Quick-Step dominated the Hammer Sprint as Jumbo-Visma maintained their control of the overall leaderboard as the first stop of 2019 Hammer Series continues in Norway …"...
22:15, 2019-05-26

Summer Games Done Quick 2019 Raised Over $3 Million In One Week, Setting A New Record Summer Games Done Quick 2019 has been a huge success and earlier this morning it was announced that the event had raised $3,003,889 for the charity Doctors Without Borders. This easily beat last year’s total of $2.1 million and is a new record for the popular SGDQ event....
06:30, 2019-07-01

Democratic candidate Warren sees U.S. economic downturn; urges quick steps Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday warned of "serious" signs that the U.S. economy could skid into a downturn either this year or next, as she proposed a series of steps to minimize the risk....
15:15, 2019-07-22

Pizza God's Quick Thinking And Court Vision Prevent Messy, Costly Turnover Here’s what we know: This is a pizza establishment. Okay, that’s all we know. Just enjoy the improvisation required to salvage this broken play:...
02:45, 2019-06-06

How to add bookmarks and favorites on an iPhone's Safari browser for quick access to your preferred webpages K303/Shutterstock You can easily bookmark or favorite a webpage on an iPhone if you want to regularly return to a particular page. Just tap the "Share" button at the bottom of a page and then tap "Add Bookmark" to create a bookmark in your iPhone's Safari browser. If you save a bookmark to the Favo...
03:45, 2019-07-06

Google bots shut down Baltimore officials’ ransomware-workaround Gmail accounts Enlarge / Oh, Baltimore. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) In the wake of the ransomware attack that has kept city networks and infrastructure shut down now for over two weeks, Baltimore officials—including the mayor and city council members—set up Google Gmail accounts as a backup communicat...
21:00, 2019-05-24

Japan-South Korea feud deepens with disputed accounts of trade meeting A row between Japan and South Korea escalated on Saturday, with contested accounts of a frosty meeting the day before that had failed to make progress on a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays....
16:15, 2019-07-13

Bogus Brexit Murder Plot, Other Lies Planted By Russian Accounts: Study In August 2018, Spanish authorities uncovered a plot by anti-Brexit campaigners to assassinate leading Brexiteer and now favourite to be Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson. Or did they?...
11:30, 2019-06-23

Morgan Stanley's rich clients withdrew a surprising amount from accounts to pay their taxes Wealthy clients liquidate some investments every year to cover their tax bill, so presumably this was higher than what Morgan Stanley has seen previously....
22:45, 2019-07-18

Exclusive: Western intelligence hacked 'Russia's Google' Yandex to spy on accounts - sources Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
21:01, 2019-06-27

The Kardashian-Jenners’ social media accounts, once an asset to their show, have finally eclipsed it "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" aired part of the Khloé Kardashian/Jordyn Woods/Tristan Thompson drama, but we’ve already gotten a comprehensive look at both sides of the story....
03:45, 2019-06-28

Hackers Reportedly Break Into SyTech, a Contractor for Russia's Federal Security Service Hackers breached servers at a contractor for Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), SyTech, and stole about 7.5 terabytes of data after gaining access to the company’s entire network earlier this month, ZDnet reported on Saturday.Read more......
02:30, 2019-07-22

The Zoom bug that could've let hackers spy on video meetings tapped into people's deepest tech fears A big, public reaction to what should have been a minor fix in the Zoom collaboration tool says more about consumers' growing discomfort about the realities of the video and audio tools that now surround us....
16:15, 2019-07-14

Google warns Bluetooth Titan security keys can be hijacked by nearby hackers Enlarge (credit: Google) Google is warning that the Bluetooth Low Energy version of the Titan security key it sells for two-factor authentication can be hijacked by nearby attackers, and the company is advising users to get a free replacement device that fixes the vulnerability. A misconfiguration...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Anonymous comes to town: the hackers who took on high school sexual assault in Ohio – documentary The sleepy rustbelt town of Steubenville, Ohio, was once best known for high school sports and as the birthplace of Dean Martin. But when a teen sexual assault committed by two members of the football team surfaced, the shadowy hacker group Anonymous caught wind of the story and decided to intervene...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Reuters: Chinese hackers used the cloud to steal trade secrets from enterprise customers A report a few days ago revealed that hackers linked with China’s government were stealing data from more than a dozen global telecom companies for years. Cybersecurity company Cyberreason said at the time that a hacking group labeled APT10, associated with the Chinese government, is likely to...
00:15, 2019-06-28

Security flaws in a popular smart home hub let hackers unlock front doors When is a smart home not so smart? When it can be hacked. That’s exactly what security researchers Chase Dardaman and Jason Wheeler did with one of the Zipato smart hubs. In new research published Tuesday and shared with TechCrunch, Dardaman and Wheeler found three security flaws which, when c...
21:00, 2019-07-02

As Bitcoin surges, hackers rush to spread cryptocurrency malware on Google Play An unfortunate consequence of Bitcoin’s price revival in recent weeks is the resurgence of cryptocurrency malware on Google Play. ESET security researchers, have verified that there were at least two apps on Google Play specifically designed to steal users’ coins. One such app, called Trezor Mobile ...
16:15, 2019-05-23

Hackers stealing cell records from global telcos to ‘spy on high-profile targets’ An ambitious group of suspected state-backed hackers has been burrowing into telecommunications companies in order to spy on high-profile targets across the world, a US cybersecurity firm said in a report published Tuesday....
04:30, 2019-06-28

Florida city pays hackers $600K in bitcoin to get computer systems back A small city in Florida has agreed to pay nearly $600,000 in bitcoin ransom to hackers that took control over its computer systems in a ransomware attack, according to reports. The Riviera Beach City Council on Monday unanimously approved its insurance carrier to pay 65 bitcoins — valued at ab...
16:15, 2019-06-20

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of. “We were all busy tearing down the iPhone XS,” she says. A few minutes’ conversation with Kelsea i...
16:15, 2019-06-20

Nation-sponsored hackers likely carried out hostile takeover of rival groups’s servers Enlarge If nation-sponsored hacking was baseball, the Russian-speaking group called Turla would not just be a Major League team—it would be a perennial playoff contender. Researchers from multiple security firms largely agree that Turla was behind breaches of US Department at Defense in 2008, and...
14:00, 2019-06-20

Hackers actively exploit WordPress plugin flaw to send visitors to bad sites Enlarge / A redirection from a site still running a vulnerable version of the plugin. Hackers have been actively exploiting a recently patched vulnerability in some websites that causes the sites to redirect to malicious sites or display misleading popups, security researchers warned on Wednesday...
02:30, 2019-05-30

Symantec reveals WhatsApp and Telegram exploit that gives hackers access to your personal media Cybersecurity firm Symantec found an exploit that could allow WhatsApp and Telegram media files to be exposed and manipulated by malicious actors.Read More...
00:45, 2019-07-16

Senate sets quick hearing to act ‘expeditiously’ on Mark Esper's nomination to be defense secretary The Senate Armed Services Committee has scheduled a Tuesday confirmation hearing to “act expeditiously to consider” the nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to be defense secretary....
23:00, 2019-07-11

Swapping Spark Plugs for Quick Plasma Pulses Could Potentially Improve Efficiency by 20 Percent I’m not sure if you realize this, but spark plugs are older than the American Civil War. Jean Joseph Étienne Lenoir first used electric spark plugs on his 1860 gas engine, and in the intervening 159 years since then, they really haven’t changed all that much, fundamentally. They’re one of the few pa...
01:45, 2019-06-28

Gennady Golovkin scores quick knockout of Steve Rolls; is third Canelo Alvarez fight next? Gennady Golovkin made quick work of Steve Rolls with a fourth-round KO to set up a possible third super-fight against Canelo Alvarez later this year.       ...
08:15, 2019-06-09

Mark Esper headed for quick confirmation after acing largely bipartisan Senate hearing ON THE GLIDE SLOPE: Mark Esper, President Trump’s fallback nominee to head the Defense Department, did everything he needed to do yesterday to win quick and easy confirmation. With one notable exception (more on that below), he cruised effortlessly through his 2 hour, 45 minute hearing before the Ar...
14:15, 2019-07-17

Liam Fox pours cold water on talk of Boris's quick US trade deal Liam Fox today shot down hopes of a quick trade deal with President Trump amid reports that Boris Johnson is planning to make it his top priority if he wins the keys to No 10....
06:30, 2019-07-16

Weight Loss: Start Your Day With This High-Fibre Breakfast Dish To Lose Quick Kilos What we eat on a daily basis has a direct impact on our overall health. In order to maintain a healthy body weight and sound mind, it gets imperative to consume a diet that is devoid of fattening......
13:30, 2019-05-22

Roger Federer needs a quick kill in entrancing duel with Rafael Nadal | Kevin Mitchell The 37-year-old’s knees may not be up to Rafael Nadal’s ploy of taking Friday’s Wimbledon semi-final to five gruelling setsRoger Federer and Rafael Nadal have not met at Wimbledon since 2008, when the Spaniard prevailed in a five-set final stretched over four hours and 48 minutes of almost unbearabl...
18:30, 2019-07-11

Bogus Brexit murder plot and other lies planted online by Russian accounts: study In August 2018, Spanish authorities uncovered a plot by anti-Brexit campaigners to assassinate leading Brexiteer and now favorite to be Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson. Or did they?...
01:15, 2019-06-23

Even as Goldman Sachs and Ally Bank cut deposit rates, high-yield savings accounts still pay As the probability of a rate cut increases, banks will start to lower deposit rates offered to consumers. Goldman Sachs and Ally Financial have already done so....
16:30, 2019-07-05

Bogus Brexit murder plot and other lies planted online by Russian accounts-study In August 2018, Spanish authorities uncovered a plot by anti-Brexit campaigners to assassinate leading Brexiteer and now favourite to be Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson. Or did they?...
05:45, 2019-06-23

Nearly 50 million Instagram influencer accounts hit by data breach exposing their phone numbers and emails The contact details of nearly 50 million users of photo sharing site Instagram have been shared on a massive unsecured online database, according to reports....
23:30, 2019-05-21

Woman arrested for creating multiple fake social media accounts to harass victim A South Carolina woman was arrested Monday for sending someone hundreds of harassing messages online, police said. Columbia resident Kathryn Leigh Witt, 50, faces a charge of first-degree harassment, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED), said in a news release. Witt used multiple fake ...
02:45, 2019-07-03

Brazil lawmakers open pension debate as Bolsonaro pushes private savings accounts Brazil's congressional committee on pension reform began debating a revised bill on Tuesday, as President Jair Bolsonaro urged lawmakers to rethink their move to drop his plan to introduce a retirement system based on private savings accounts....
19:15, 2019-06-18

More part-time, small business workers could build retirement savings accounts under bill The legislation would let more small employers to band together to create collective 401(k)s. Part-timers also would get more access to plans.        ...
22:00, 2019-06-02

UPDATE 2-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesday....
03:45, 2019-05-29

Latin America accounts for one third of world's homicides, life expectancy dropping in some countries: study The rising number of people being murdered across Latin America and the Caribbean is so high that the life expectancy in some of those countries is dropping, a new study claims....
18:45, 2019-05-30

Antifa, far-right protests turn violent as demonstrators throw milkshakes of quick-dry cement at police and onlookers At least three people were arrested by Portland Police and several others were injured during several Antifa demonstrations that took place in downtown Portland on Sunday, police said. ...
04:30, 2019-06-30

Portland Police Falsely Accuse Antifa Protesters of Hurling ‘Quick Dry Cement.’ They Were Just Vegan Milkshakes Over the weekend, left-wing and alt-right protesters faced off in Portland, Ore., which, quite frankly, has become a fairly regular occurrence. What makes this particular clash at a Portland Proudboys rally noteworthy is the dumbassery on display by the Portland Police Bureau, who claimed—without an...
19:45, 2019-07-02

Kliff Kingsbury monitored players via fake social media accounts during time at Texas Tech In 2016, Kliff Kingsbury admitted to monitoring his Texas Tech players via fake social media accounts, often using "cute girls" as avatars.       ...
14:30, 2019-06-15

Founder of crypto exchange Quadriga moved users’ funds to personal accounts: Ernst & Young Gerald Cotten, who died in December, transferred customers' money to his own accounts and likely traded fake currency deposits for real cryptocurrency, a recent report found....
23:15, 2019-06-20

Security firm: North Korean hackers shifted focus from causing chaos to acquiring money A group of suspected North Korean hackers seem to have shifted their focus to earning hard currency for the impoverished country since 2016, a global cybersecurity firm said Thursday....
11:01, 2019-05-23

Kim Jong Un was quick-tempered teen with limited academic abilities, kicked and spat on his classmates, book reveals North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was a spoiled quick-tempered child with limited academic abilities who lashed out at his Swiss school classmates for speaking German, a new biography book claims....
17:45, 2019-06-18

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesday....
22:30, 2019-05-28

7-Eleven Japan shut down a mobile payments app after only two days because hackers exploited a simple security flaw and customers lost over $500,000 FlickrCC/Mike Mozart On July 1, 7-Eleven Japan launched a mobile payment app, called 7pay, that had the security flaw of allowing anyone to reset any other user's password, ZDNet reported. Bad actors accessed 900 customers' accounts and ripped them off to the tune of about $510,000, the company sa...
15:15, 2019-07-06

Marcus, Ally cut yields on savings accounts. Is the high-yield savings rate war over? Marcus – the retail bank arm of Goldman Sachs – and Ally Bank both lowered the yield on their savings accounts. Are other banks next?       ...
22:30, 2019-06-28

Baltimore won't pay hackers' ransom, sets aside $10M in emergency funding to recover from cyberattack While a second Florida city paid hackers a ransom, the city of Baltimore is shelling out $10 million to recover from a similar computer system attack.        ...
12:15, 2019-06-28

Quick Question: What Makes a Truck a Truck? Earlier today I was doing some research on an interesting 4x4 vehicle that predated the world-famous Jeep, when an interesting question came up: is a Jeep a truck? It seems like a passenger vehicle, but it was technically categorized as a truck. And that got me thinking: what exactly makes a truck a...
07:45, 2019-05-23

No, it’s not just you: Twitter is down Yet another social network has experienced a major outage, following similar problems experienced in recent days by Facebook and Instagram. This time it’s Twitter, which apparently went down Thursday afternoon such that many users aren’t able to access either the mobile or web versions o...
21:30, 2019-07-11

LG may have just trolled Huawei and its US ban on Twitter Huawei has been having a pretty tough time lately and, while fanboys of certain brands may be enjoying the situation, very few people are laughing about it due to the serious consequences that could arise later on. If the situation continues unchanged, this week could potentially mark the beginning ...
21:45, 2019-05-23

Twitter will let you pin your favorite lists in its app The lists feature hasn't received a ton of love from Twitter over the years outside of Tweetdeck, but lists can be extremely useful for organizing accounts by interest or to quickly see the latest tweets from your closest friends. Last month, though,......
02:15, 2019-07-11

OJ Simpson on Twitter: ‘I got a little gettin’ even to do.’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson has launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star says he’s got a “little gettin’ even to do.” Simpson confirmed the new account to The Associated Press on Saturday. Simpson said in a phone interview it will be ...
22:30, 2019-06-15

O.J. joins Twitter: 'I got a little gettin' even to do' O.J. Simpson, who has generally kept a low profile since his release from prison in October 2017, confirmed that he's created a Twitter account and is ready to reveal his opinions on "just about everything."...
23:15, 2019-06-15

How to Write a Professional Twitter Bio Should your Twitter account reflect your personal life, or your professional expertise? Arguably, the answer is “both”—but it isn’t always easy to figure out how to balance the two identities....
19:15, 2019-06-18

O.J. Simpson joins Twitter: ‘This should be a lot of fun.’ "I got a little getting even to do," a grinning Simpson said in a video uploaded Friday — 25 years to the week after being accused of double murder in a case that transformed popular notions of celebrity, justice and race....
05:30, 2019-06-16

Just When I Thought Twitter Did Something Good Like approximately 126 million other people, I willingly plunge my brain into the sewer that is Twitter every morning, expecting varying levels of awfulness until I surface around 6 or 7 pm from a platform that’s unwilling or unable to improve its user experience in any meaningful way. Call it an oc...
21:45, 2019-07-17

Men on Twitter are still very, very mad about Captain Marvel When Marvel released an extended scene from Captain Marvel last week, the studio likely had no idea they were giving misogynists a weird new hill to die on. What should’ve been nothing more than a delightful bonus for fans quickly morphed into a lightning rod for a bunch of hypocritical men, who wer...
18:30, 2019-05-28

Sorry @realDonaldTrump, but @BarackObama is Twitter's top cat He’s not a big Twitter guy and hasn’t even clicked the “tweet” button in 7 days, but when compared to the “tweeter-in-chief,” former President Barack Obama is the social media platform’s king, not President Trump....
14:15, 2019-07-17

Twitter outage affects users across the US The company restored access late Thursday afternoon, but some users were still experiencing issuesTwitter experiencing outages for several hours, with users across the US and elsewhere reporting not being able to access the platform throughout the day.Access was restored on Thursday afternoon, with ...
23:45, 2019-07-11

Twitter Is Ratting You Out to the People You Unfollowed If you unfollow someone on Twitter right now, Twitter might send them a notification. Thanks to the bug, which has been active for over a week now, user X might get a “Y followed you” notification when Y actually unfollowed X. Twitter has told multiple news outlets that it’s working on a fix. In the...
19:00, 2019-06-20

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.Read More...
22:45, 2019-06-07

Twitter is back after a brief outage (updated) Twitter is back online for some people after being down for an hour or so Thursday afternoon. Tweets weren't loading in the app or on desktop for several Engadget editors, while Down Detector had a massive spike in outage reports....
22:30, 2019-07-11

Enjoy the silence: Twitter was down and we were free I loved Twitter. I loved everything about it. It's where I met new friends. It's how I got most of my jobs. Like a new relationship, everything was sunshine, rainbows and the occasional fail whales. Hell, I even loved that damn whale. Then it got ugl......
22:30, 2019-07-11

Twitter for Web's Big Redesign Is Rolling Out to All Users Twitter has announced that it has started rolling out its major desktop redesign to all users from Monday. The fresh design includes a new navigation bar and a bunch of other changes....
15:00, 2019-07-16

AOC sued by former assemblyman after blocking him on Twitter He clapped back — with a lawsuit. Former Assemblyman Dov Hikind sued Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday for blocking him on Twitter. Hikind claims in a lawsuit filed in Brooklyn federal court that the freshman congresswoman prevented him from viewing her account because of “opinions he e...
02:30, 2019-07-10

Here’s how to delete or deactivate your Twitter account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Tired of Facebook too? We’ve got a guide for that. Oh, and Instagram? Yep, here’s how to delete that too.  Social platforms like Twitter walk a fine line between ...
12:45, 2019-07-08

The Twitter app is officially returning the Mac later this year More than a year after Twitter pulled the plug on its official app for the Mac, it looks like the company will be launching a new version for Apple PCs later this year. The application is being created as part of Apple's Project Catalyst, which lets......
00:01, 2019-06-04

How to Clean Up and Archive Your Twitter Account I used to save my data on services forever—in case I ever needed to take a trip down memory lane—but I’ve recently found lots of relief and joy in purging my Twitter account of old tweets....
18:30, 2019-07-22

Twitter crashes, company probing cause Twitter crashed Thursday afternoon and the company said it was “investigating issues” related to its platform going down. “We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter,” the company said on its official page. “We will keep you updated on what’s happenin...
23:30, 2019-07-11

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months of 2019, Facebook removed about 2bn fake accounts from its servers. This is roughly equivalent to all the legitimate accounts the company has on its pl...
22:30, 2019-06-02

O.J. Simpson may have finally joined Twitter The Juice is loose on Twitter — maybe. A Twitter account claiming to be owned by O.J. Simpson popped up on the social media site late Friday night, and it darkly promises to settle old scores. The handle @TheRealOJ32 includes a video with Simpson speaking to a camera. “Coming soon to Twitter y...
21:15, 2019-06-15

Twitter Was Down for an Hour and Users Were #Devastated (SAN FRANCISCO) — “Miss us?” Twitter tweeted from its official account as the Great Twitter Outage wound down. We did, apparently. For nearly an hour Thursday, the site we use to keep up with everything and nothing appeared inaccessible for people around the world, regardless of ce...
02:45, 2019-07-12

Google just revealed the Pixel 4 on Twitter Well, this is a new one. Google has decided to beat smartphone leakers at their own game by showing off the Pixel 4's back and camera on its own @madebygoogle Twitter account. The image shows a square-ish camera module, presumably one that will hold......
21:30, 2019-06-12

Good luck sliding into anyone's Twitter DMs right now Facebook isn't the only internet behemoth suffering from serious downtime. As of mid-day on July 3rd, Twitter is experiencing "some issues" with direct message delivery and notifications. We've asked Twitter if it can clarify what happened, but you......
21:00, 2019-07-03

Twitter apologises for suspending China dissidents Twitter has apologised for suspending accounts which have criticised the Chinese government on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests....
17:30, 2019-06-03

One In 5 US Twitter Users Follows Donald Trump: Report Nineteen percent of US Twitter users follow President Donald Trump on the social platform, and a majority of those people approve of his job performance, a survey showed Monday....
00:15, 2019-07-16

Twitter rebuilds website for ‘write once, run everywhere’ philosophy Twitter today began rolling out a new version of Twitter.com, which impacts the front end and the back end, and has been years in the making.Read More...
00:45, 2019-07-16

Twitter for Mac App Is Coming Back, Company Confirms Twitter has announced that it will be bringing back "Twitter to Mac" with help from Apple's Project Catalyst, Pro, which is Apple's initiative to help developers port their iOS apps into Mac....
08:15, 2019-06-17

| Trump’s angry at Twitter, but not enough to quit tweeting Donald Trump’s frustration with social media companies including Twitter Inc. only goes so far: aides say he has no intention, at least right now, to stop tweeting....
10:30, 2019-07-14

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its policies. The company said that it has gone from 2,500 to just 600 words and now describes each rule in 280......
05:00, 2019-06-07

Twitter to use warning labels for harassing tweets President Trump and other politicians' tweets might come with a warning label. Twitter says the new labels would be applied to tweets that may be threatening violence, engaging in "targeted harassment," or inciting others to do so. (June 27)       ...
01:30, 2019-06-28

Incredibly, Jar-Jar Binks is Trending on Twitter, So Now's My Chance to Do This Look, like most of you, I’m not happy at all that Jar-Jar Fucking Binks is trending on Twitter and social media right now. Like the rest of the population of sentient beings on Earth, I’ve been enjoying the 20 or so years of not having to remember that Jar-Jar Binks was ever a thing, at all, and now...
09:15, 2019-07-09

New president of El Salvador fires officials via Twitter SAN SALVADOR – As Nayib Bukele waged an underdog bid for the presidency of El Salvador, savvy use of social media helped propel his rise. Now, in his first week in office, some officials in the Central American country are reeling from the power of the presidential tweet. The 37-year-old forme...
03:45, 2019-06-08

Trump's far-right Twitter summit: the most bizarre highlights Here are some of the ‘highlights’ from the gathering of far-right propagandists, conspiracy theorists and YouTube agitatorsDonald Trump’s so-called social media summit on Thursday was off to an inauspicious start before it even began.Just as a rogue’s gallery of Trumpist lawmakers, far-right propaga...
20:15, 2019-07-12

‘Conservative reporter’ sues AOC for blocking him on Twitter A self-described “conservative journalist” is suing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for blocking him on Twitter. Former Jewish Voice reporter Harry Cherry claims the freshman congresswoman is violating his First Amendment rights by blocking him on the social media platform. “Libs sue...
05:00, 2019-07-13

Is Twitter Notifying Users When Their Tweets Are Shared in DMs? No. What? Of Course Not. Twitter is a lot of things, but where it consistently excels is as at being a petri dish to watch context collapse in real time. Take, for example, a very obvious joke turned nightmare scenario circulating credulously across the platform today via a celebrity news account.Read more......
23:45, 2019-06-10

Most of Juul’s Twitter followers are teens who can’t buy e-cigs Almost half of the people who followed Juul on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according to a study published on Monday. Researchers analyzed data collected in April 2018 on public followers of Juul’s Twitter account (@JUULvapor) with at l...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Keanu Reeves has basically broken Twitter Keanu Reeves is everywhere. With so many current and upcoming releases—John Wick, Toy Story 4, his amazing Always Be My Maybe cameo, his upcoming role in Cyberpunk 2077—and heartwarming tales of him just being a good dude, he’s evolved into everyone’s favorite meme. There’s been so many that Reeves ...
01:30, 2019-06-11

This starfish ‘ravioli’ is not edible — but Twitter is still craving it This sea star is making waves. A starfish which resembles ravioli has found viral fame far beyond its ocean home. Plinthaster dentatus or “The Spongivorous Cookie Star,” as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration refers to the stuffed-looking star species, has enraptured Twit...
05:15, 2019-07-13

‘Crypto-Twitter’ is explaining Bitcoin in 280 characters or less Self-professed cypherpunk Jameson Lopp has set the cryptocurrency community a seemingly impossible task: efficiently explain Bitcoin in less than 280 characters. A global, neutral payment network that allows anyone on earth to transact a huge or tiny amount of value with anyone else within minutes, ...
13:45, 2019-06-03

Twitter will help explain missing tweets in conversations Twitter will soon do a better job of explaining missing tweets in your conversations. The social network is adding context to "this tweet is unavailable" notices in conversation threads to help explain just why a given post isn't readable. While Tw......
23:00, 2019-07-19

Twitter Reacts To The Budget With Hilarious Memes Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman first Budget has created a huge buzz on social media. Many used humour to register their disappointment with the Budget. Take a look at some of the memes it led to....
22:45, 2019-07-05

Twitter Makes Its Rules Easier to Understand Twitter has refreshed, simplified and reorganised its rules and regulations. The company has divided and specified rules under three high level categories -- safety, privacy and authenticity....
19:45, 2019-06-08

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and election-meddlers that can widen social fissures, undermine democracies and bolster authoritarian regim...
20:15, 2019-05-23

Tourism Ministry To Soon Address Complaints On Twitter Tourists may soon be able to tweet their grievances to the authorities concerned for speedy redressal as the Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a dedicated social media-based platform on the lines......
22:00, 2019-07-04

Watch: O.J. Simpson joins Twitter, promises to 'get even' Pro Football Hall of Fame running back O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted of double murder over 20 years ago, vowed to "get even" in a video he shared on Twitter....
04:00, 2019-06-16

Brave now lets you tip people on Twitter with cryptocurrency You can now tip your favorite Twitter users directly with cryptocurrency with the latest build of the Chromium-based open source browser Brave. The latest Nightly build of Brave will let users send digital tokens as a tip to tweeters of their choosing. Bear in mind though, the Nightly build is the l...
16:45, 2019-05-24

Don Jr. Owns Roy Moore in Depressing Twitter Feud Tonight on Twitter, Donald Trump Jr. warned failed Senate candidate and alleged pedophile Roy Moore to stay out of the 2020 Alabama race for Senate. The tweet came after a series of interactions between Alabama GOP figures goading each other about the upcoming race....
08:00, 2019-05-29

Should O.J. Simpson be verified by Twitter like other public figures? O.J. Simpson joined Twitter last week and already has more than 750,000 followers – and several copycats on the social network.       ...
05:15, 2019-06-20

OJ Simpson reportedly joins Twitter with 'a little gettin' even to do' Account appears in former football star’s name days after 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murdersDays after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, OJ Simpson has reportedly launched a Twitter account.In the accou...
21:45, 2019-06-16

Twitter explodes over Drake’s love of the Raptors Twitter couldn’t get enough of Toronto-born rapper Drake’s joy during the game and after his beloved Raptors reached the NBA Finals by eliminating the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 on Saturday night. Drake, of course, already has grabbed headlines for massaging a head coach mid-game, getting...
09:15, 2019-05-26

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service apparently suffering a major outage. The problems didn’t appear to be uniform, with some users saying they couldn’t perfor...
00:30, 2019-06-14

"Remember When I Said...": Trump On Love-Hate Relationship With Twitter Several minutes into President Donald Trump's social media summit at the White House Thursday, the president grew nostalgic, reminiscing on some of his greatest Twitter hits....
06:30, 2019-07-12

Federal court: Trump can’t ban critics from Twitter account NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court judge who said Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks criti...
22:45, 2019-07-09

President Trump Can’t Block Critics on Twitter, Says Court (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, saying the First Amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court...
19:15, 2019-07-09

Pelosi on AOC, Omar, others: 'These people have their public whatever and their Twitter world' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., again dismissed freshman like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., downplaying the amount of power they had amid a flurry of attention the media gave them....
10:30, 2019-07-07

Twitter slams helicopter joyriders who jammed sky during NYC fireworks It wasn’t just the fireworks lighting up the sky Thursday night. Helicopters swarmed the skies of lower Manhattan, annoying grounded New Yorkers — but giving a select few a spectacular view of the Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks display. Tempers flared as unhappy fireworks watchers took to Twi...
00:30, 2019-07-06

US appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers The court found that the First Amendment does not permit Trump "to exclude persons from an otherwiseopen online dialog because they expressed views with which" he disagreed....
18:30, 2019-07-09

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 percentage points....
02:15, 2019-07-18

Twitter and Instagram Unveil New Ways to Combat Hate—Again The social media giants just released new policies to cut down on bullying and hate speech. It's not clear they'll be any more successful this time around....
14:15, 2019-07-11

Twitter Is Down, Which Must Be Why No One's Liking My Sick Tweet [Updated: It's Back] Continuing the summer of site outages... Twitter is now down. Both the mobile and web-based versions of Twitter are failing to load tweets, or even show like and retweet notifications.Read more......
06:30, 2019-07-12

How House Democratic factions ended their Twitter feud House Democrats moved to deescalate lingering tensions between the party’s factions on Thursday, in a bid to unify the caucus in its final stretch before a lengthy summer recess. Leaders of the caucus’ moderate and progressive wings released a rare joint statement that reads like a political truce...
03:01, 2019-07-19

A Year Later, Twitter’s New Banned Speech Policy Adds Little to the Old One An effort to forbid “dehumanizing” tweets was scaled back after criticism and debate, and for now focuses only on those directed at religious groups....
17:15, 2019-07-09

| Twitter fan Michelle Obama is Gauff's role model Teenage sensation Coco Gauff's life-changing experience at Wimbledon moved to a new level with former United States First Lady Michelle Obama tweeting about her....
21:45, 2019-07-06

Twitter's Disinformation Data Dumps Are Helpful—to a Point Twitter has released 30 million tweets from state-sponsored disinformation accounts. Researchers say the trove is useful, but they want more transparency....
18:45, 2019-07-07

2 Men Make a Federal Case Out of Being Blocked on Twitter by the Notorious AOC Conservative critics of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are coming for the New York progressive, saying what’s good for the goose is good for the gander when it comes to being blocked from blocking trolls folks on Twitter....
07:15, 2019-07-11

This thread about peeing in space is the best thing on Twitter today It’s not often I’m glued to my screen while someone talks about the intricacies of urination. Twitter, for all its problems, sometimes delivers a thread too good to pass up. These tales, often spun as threads, offer genuine insight into the human experience: the play-by-play of a breakup by a curiou...
02:45, 2019-07-20

Rahul Gandhi Drops "President, Congress" From Twitter Bio. Now Says This Rahul Gandhi has removed his designation "President, Indian National Congress" from his Twitter profile after he shared an open letter in which he listed reasons for his resignation as the party......
16:30, 2019-07-03

Twitter’s faster, redesigned site starts rolling out to everyone It took quite some time, but the new Twitter.com is finally here. Months after teasing parts of it, Twitter has announced that it is now rolling out its redesigned site globally, which will bring people a web experience that's faster, easier to brows......
22:30, 2019-07-15

The London Police Twitter feed was hacked. Then Trump got in the act. LONDON -- The London Metropolitan Police’s twitter account started acting very strange. The London police force’s official twitter feed, which has 1.2 million followers, normally pushes out updates on......
18:15, 2019-07-20

Starting today, everyone’s desktop version of Twitter will look completely different If you open Twitter on the web today and are greeted with a completely new look, don’t be surprised. The company is starting to roll out an all-new user interface today for the desktop version of the social network, and there’s a lot that’s new — from making navigation easier...
06:15, 2019-07-16

"Even Messi Can't...": Cow Leaves Twitter Impressed With Football Skills Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are widely touted as the greatest footballers in the world. But the two deadly attackers may have met their match in a muddy field in Goa, where a cow took a......
06:45, 2019-07-03

Trump Delivers an Unhinged Twitter Rant for the Ages It feels like it’s been a while since we’ve been subjected to a good, ol’ fashioned Twitter meltdown from President Donald Trump, doesn’t it? You know the kind I’m talking about: an hour’s worth of deranged non-sequiturs, self-aggrandizement, and enough random parentheticals to lower the grade on a ...
16:30, 2019-07-11

China's envoys try out Trump-style Twitter diplomacy Beijing’s representatives abroad are harnessing social media to confront critics Chinese envoys are experimenting with a new kind of Trump-style public diplomacy – Twitter spats.Twitter is banned in China, but Chinese diplomats abroad, not traditionally known for being outspoken, have started to use...
14:45, 2019-07-17

Trump assails Theresa May, UK envoy in Twitter rant Donald Trump has lashed out at Theresa May after the leak of diplomatic memos criticizing his presidency. The UK has been scrambling to stem the damage caused by the release of confidential telegrams over the weekend....
06:15, 2019-07-09

Twitter didn't flag Trump's racist tweets Twitter said that it would label tweets from political figures that violate its rules, but it's not clear if the social network is applying that policy yet. CNET noted that Twitter hasn't labeled a series of President Trump tweets that are widely co......
22:15, 2019-07-16

U.S. appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld a 2018 lower court ruling that said President Donald Trump could not block people from following him on Twitter....
16:45, 2019-07-09

London Police's Twitter Account Was Hacked. Then Trump Got In The Act The London police force's official Twitter feed, which has 1.2 million followers, normally pushes out updates on arrests or appeals for information. In the event of a terrorist attack, the police use......
09:45, 2019-07-21

Didi Gregorius has started spreading the news again on Twitter The Yankees’ first win of the second half produced Didi Gregorius’ first emoji-filled tweet of the 2019 season. Gregorius, who started the year on the injured list as he rehabilitated from Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, had enthralled Yankees fans in prior years by celebrating wins with twee...
07:45, 2019-07-13

Man Is Charged in Twitter Threat to Lynch Muslim Lawyer A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joseph Cecil Vandevere, 52. He is accused of threatening a man who is now running for office in Virginia....
05:30, 2019-07-02

Court Rules It’s Illegal for Trump to Block You on Twitter Sorry, Donald Drumpf! Looks like the Orange Cheeto President’s Twitter fingers got a little too spicy for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ...
05:00, 2019-07-10

Twitter to Test Its 'Hide Replies' Feature From Next Week Twitter's much-awaited hide replies feature will start rolling out to select users in Canada from next week for testing. The feature doesn't remove tweets but simply lets them hide the replies they......
17:15, 2019-07-12

Twitter is researching whether white supremacists should stay on its site Twitter has a longstanding problem with white supremacists on its platform, but is banning those racists the best option? Not necessarily, if you ask the social network. The company told Motherboard that it's researching how white supremacists use......
02:15, 2019-05-30

Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez team up outside of Twitter They’re not just tweeting — they’re talking IRL.In recent weeks, Texas Republican Ted Cruz and New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have exchanged a series of friendly tweets on issues where the conservative senator and liberal representative have common ground — including easier access to bir...
04:01, 2019-06-14

Trump, Pelosi wage Twitter war over ‘stammer’ video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump traded insults on Twitter Thursday evening after Trump tweeted a video that showed moments when the Democratic congresswoman stammered during a press conference Thursday. Trump tweeted the video at about 9 p.m. after a long day of back and forth between...
06:45, 2019-05-24

A Ruthless Game Where You're Beyoncé's Assistant, Which You Play On Twitter Twitter is hell, but even amidst the worst impulses and examples of human communication there is hope. Like this choose-your-own-adventure game made by Green Chyna which might be the best use of the social media network I’ve ever seen....
03:00, 2019-06-24

Twitter Co-Founder Ev Williams Says Trump a 'Master' of the Platform Just days after US President Donald Trump said he used Twitter as a "typewriter", the co-founder of the micro-blogging site, Ev Williams has called Trump "master" of the platform....
15:01, 2019-05-23

"We Should Sue Twitter, Facebook, Google For Bias," Says Trump: Report US President Donald Trump has threatened to sue tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter, saying they are spreading political bias against the Republicans....
19:00, 2019-06-27

#ModiTsunami, #ModiAaGaya Trend On Twitter As BJP Heads For Massive Win As the BJP heads for a thumping victory, Twitter exploded with a number of trends welcoming back Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a second term. BJP is headed for a victory bigger than in 2014 - being......
11:30, 2019-05-23

Twitter will label tweets from politicians that violate rules Twitter is adding a label to tweets that break its rules but are still considered to be in the public interest, namely from elected officials or those running for office. The company mentioned in March it was considering such a policy, and now it's e......
19:30, 2019-06-27

Twitter to put notice on politician tweets that break its rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources, such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
20:00, 2019-06-27

Trump takes to Twitter to keep bashing Pelosi, Schumer Shortly after bolting from a meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on infrastructure — President Trump was back on Twitter condemning the Democratic leaders. “So sad that Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer will never be able to see or understand the great promise of our Country. They can continue ...
21:45, 2019-05-22

Russia Targets Tinder as a Warning to Facebook and Twitter Tinder last week agreed to store data in Russia and comply with government information requests. Analysts say the regime was sending a message to other online players....
14:30, 2019-06-12

Twitter Says Trump Didn't Violate Rules Against Racism, But Won't Say Why Twitter's new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when President Donald Trump called on several......
05:00, 2019-07-16

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
14:15, 2019-06-14

Dutch populist Geert Wilders blocked by Twitter Wilders was blocked over a tweet linking the Dutch left-wing to Islamist honor killings. His party recently lost all its seats in the European Parliament....
18:15, 2019-05-31

O.J. Simpson’s Twitter account threatens man with knife emojis The shocking threats were contained in a pair of videos posted on the "@KillerOJSimpson" Twitter page on Monday, which also marked the 25th anniversary of the infamous slow-speed police chase of a white Ford Bronco....
01:15, 2019-06-18

Tesla's Elon Musk becomes 'Daddy DotCom' on Twitter Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk tweeted https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1140481957341495296 late on Sunday that he had "just deleted" his Twitter account, while also changing his Twitter display name to "Daddy DotCom"....
17:15, 2019-06-17

Elon Musk claims he’s deleting his Twitter account PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Elon Musk says he’s deleting his Twitter account 10 months after his use of the social media site landed him in trouble with U.S. regulators. The Tesla CEO changed his Twitter display name to Daddy DotCom on Father’s Day. Daddy.com is an existing website that pro...
16:00, 2019-06-17

Trump Tagged the Wrong ABC on Twitter, and Got a Koala in Response The Australian Broadcasting Corporation stirred national pride with its response after President Trump confused it with the ABC News based in New York....
14:45, 2019-06-18

Omar Abdullah's Twitter Reminder As Ministers Get Portfolios As the names of the new ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet were announced, Jammu and Kashmir politician Omar Abdullah urged them to update their Twitter handles....
13:45, 2019-05-31

OJ Simpson asks fantasy football question on Twitter Since O.J. Simpson joined Twitter over the weekend he declared he has “got a little getting even to do” and reportedly threatened a parody account with knife emojis....
22:01, 2019-06-18

O.J. promises to ‘set the record straight’ in second viral Twitter video With 354,000 followers and counting, O.J. Simpson is taking Twitter by storm — vaguely promising to “set the record straight” in a second video posted Saturday night, a day after first testing the waters with an inaugural tweet. “Hey Twitter world,” he says in the new v...
06:00, 2019-06-16

Twitter removes precise geo-tagging option from tweets Twitter has announced it will be removing the ability to tag your precise location from tweets. In a tweet from its support account, the company explained that most users didn't use the location-tagging feature and removing it would "simplify" the tw......
20:45, 2019-06-19

Zarif says Iran not seeking nuclear arms: Twitter Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons, which its supreme leader had banned in an edict, adding on Twitter that U.S. policies were hurting the Iranian people and causing regional tensions....
23:30, 2019-05-27

5 Times Sushma Swaraj Proved She Was A Rockstar On Twitter Veteran BJP leader Sushma Swaraj has received an overwhelming response after she tweeted a "thank you" message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening for "all the opportunities" she was......
13:45, 2019-05-31

CBOE And C2 To List Options On Twitter (TWTR) On November 15 CHICAGO, IL, November 14, 2013 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) announced that they will list options on the stock of Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) on Friday, November 15. The contract specifications and Designated Primary Market Makers (DPMs) for the options are...
15:30, 2019-05-22

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could court new controversy....
00:30, 2019-06-28

Twitter introduces feature to provide clarity on certain tweets Twitter Inc said on Thursday it was introducing "notice", a new feature that will provide more clarity to tweets by certain users that violate the social media company's rules....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Facebook, Google, Twitter to testify on election security Elections officials and leaders at tech companies Facebook, Google and Twitter are set to testify later this week at a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on election security, lawmakers announced Monday....
17:15, 2019-05-21

Axe body spray defends LGBTQ pride on Twitter In a tweet that has since gone viral, Axe, the popular body wash and spray brand, defended LGBT Pride and gay rights. Pride Month began in June.        ...
22:15, 2019-06-06

Twitter Comes Up With a Very Weird Solution to the Problem Of Trump's Tweets Twitter announced on Thursday that it will be rolling out a new feature to notify users when *ahem* certain high profile accounts run afoul of the company’s (deeply uneven) content rules. Read more......
23:00, 2019-06-27

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technology called Geometric Deep Learning exhibits high success rates when it comes to identifying and spott......
13:45, 2019-06-04

Twitter's new policy is aimed squarely at Donald Trump Many Twitter users have been complaining about several tweets disseminated by President Donald Trump. These Twitter members say that if they sent out tweets with the same insults and language used by the president, they would have had their account suspended. After all, besides giving insulting name...
22:45, 2019-06-27

Action Against Politicians' Rule-Breaking Tweets: Twitter Twitter said on Thursday it would label and deprioritize tweets from politicians that break its rules -- in a move that could affect the prodigious output of US President Donald Trump....
21:30, 2019-06-27

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find yourself buried in Android's seemingly illogical sharing menu? There is that, and then there are the manufacturer overlays that take a completely different...
15:30, 2019-06-07

Twitter Loves This Mom Who Organised Daughter's Fridge Before Leaving An Indian-Canadian woman shared on Twitter a detailed note left by her mother, explaining everything that was made for her and where it was left packed in the fridge, gathering emotional reactions......
11:15, 2019-05-22

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand what is and isn’t acceptable on the service. “We’...
13:15, 2019-06-07

Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional: U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
22:30, 2019-07-09

| Trump can't block Twitter critics, appeals court affirms A federal appeals court has ruled that US President Donald Trump cannot legally block users on Twitter based on their political differences with him, affirming a lower court decision....
18:30, 2019-07-09

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
20:45, 2019-07-09

Viral: This Math Equation Has Twitter Confused. Can You Make Sense Of It? A Twitter user recently shared a seemingly simple math equation with the answer already provided, and asked netizens to make sense of it. "A maths meme that is actually funny rather than stupid,"......
18:01, 2019-07-16

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan: TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agency quoted its head as saying on Thursday....
23:15, 2019-06-06

Trump's Blocking Of Twitter Critics Is Unconstitutional: US Appeals Court US President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
20:30, 2019-07-09

Anthony Davis-to-Lakers trade sends Twitter into shock Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis is on his way to the Lakers. On Saturday, Los Angeles agreed to send Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks – including the No. 4 pick in 2019 – in exchange for the All-Star big man. Of course, Twitter and the sporting world exploded at the...
02:15, 2019-06-16

Twitter war of words erupts between Pelosi’s pals and AOC’s chief of staff Progressives in Congress trained more public criticism on the Democratic Party’s centrists, and the House’s official Twitter account hit back with a late-night tweet attacking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) blamed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi f...
20:00, 2019-07-13

Bill Cosby Called Himself 'America's Dad' and Black Twitter Determined That Was a Lie Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby might be a lot of things—an alleged serial rapist, “a sexually violent predator,” inmate number NN7687—but one title he can no longer claim is “America’s Dad.”...
21:30, 2019-06-17

OJ Simpson’s Twitter debut sparks outrage and calls to action Simpson claims account, appearing after the 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murder, will ‘set the record straight’OJ Simpson’s surprise Twitter debut, which came several days after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his ex-wife and her friend, has spurred sharp critici...
21:15, 2019-06-17

Mac n cheese: Twitter brings the jokes as Apple introduces Mac Pro at WWDC Details about the new Mac Pro were released at WWDC. Despite its added features, consumers are focused on its resemblance to this kitchen utensil.        ...
15:30, 2019-06-04

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete offensive posts that compare communities to "maggots" or "rats."...
03:30, 2019-07-10

Texas Teacher Confused About Twitter Kept Trying to Rat Out Immigrant Students to Trump A Fort Worth, TX, teacher was put on administrative leave and could lose her job for sending a series of anti-immigrant tweets to President Donald Trump in what she mistakenly believed was a private conversation, the Washington Post reported today....
05:15, 2019-06-05

Tom Brady owns Twitter troll whining about Madden rating Tom Brady isn’t tolerating any Twitter disrespect. Madden NFL 20 released its player ratings Monday, prompting ample discussion and disagreement from fans. Brady is rated 96, the highest quarterback rating behind reigning MVP and Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes. Twitter user Matt Harrington, who uses th...
20:15, 2019-07-16