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UK has mounted covert attacks against Russian leadership, says ex-mandarin

Former cabinet secretary Mark Sedwill says UK used offensive cyber-capability to exploit Moscow’s ‘vulnerabilities’Britain has carried a series of covert attacks on Russia’s leaders and their allies, the former cabinet secretary has disclosed.Mark Sedwill said the UK had sought to exploit Moscow’s “vulnerabilities”, including through the deployment of its recently declared offensive cyber-capability. Continue reading...
Tags: UK, Technology, Russia, UK News, Britain, Hacking, Moscow, Espionage, Cyberwar, Mark Sedwill, Novichok poisonings


The Killer Kunai of Wraith From Apex Legends Perfectly Replicated

An individual versed in the ways of weaponsmithing has gone through the arduous process of producing the kunai wielded by Wraith from Apex Legends, the marvel bound to have diehard fans of the battle royale game feeling quite envious. The video goes through the strenuous manufacturing procedure that required various steps and a lot of […]
Tags: Games, Technology, Anime, Weapons, Otaku, Image Gallery, Anime Goods, Apex Legends, Killer Kunai


The Mind on Furlough

I am still furloughed and still on the public dole. It has been just over six months, and if it goes on for only another six that will hit the under for most people's bets. I have been tremendously productive in ways which probably don't count for much. The first thing that happened was that my apartment got very clean; now it is extremely messy, even by my standards. I stopped practicing on July 1 and have not yet resumed. Instead, I have torn through books and records, scrabble word lists and ...
Tags: Books, Technology, Jazz, Philosophy, Scrabble, Lubuntu, Stefan Kac, Lockdown, Furlough, COVID, Intellect And Intellectuals


Feds Say 19-Year-Old With a Van Full of Rifles Plotted to Kill Joe Biden, Posted About It on iFunny

Among the reasons a federal judge ruled that 19-year-old Alexander Hillel Treisman should remain in custody while he awaits trial on child pornography charges: He conveyed his intent to assassinate Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden in a meme he posted online, according to prosecutors.Read more...
Tags: Security, Facebook, Elections, Science, Technology, Crime, Social Media, Joe Biden, Election, Assassination, 2020 Election, Alexander Hillel Treisman


US Navy F/A-18s would 'destroy' China's J-15 carrier fighters in air-to-air combat today, but the future could be a different story

F/A-18E Super Hornets US Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Shannon Renfroe China's carrier-based J-15 fighter jets have some advantages over the US Navy's F/A-18s in air-to-air combat, but the limitations of China's existing carriers negate them. "If you're talking about the J-15 going up against the F/A-18 at sea, then the F/A-18 is going to destroy the J-15," a defense expert told Insider. But the new carrier that China is building could give the J-15 the opportunity to l...
Tags: Hong Kong, Technology, Navy, China, Russia, US, International, America, Trends, Ukraine, Aircraft Carrier, Ford, Pentagon, Air Force, US Navy, PLA


Two found guilty of murdering Irish dancer with 'devil's breath' drug

Adrian Murphy, 43, was targeted by Joel Osei and Diana Cristea on the dating app GrindrA man and a woman have been convicted of the first known murder in Britain using a poison known as “devil’s breath”.Adrian Murphy, 43, was found dead in his south London flat in June 2019 after being targeted by Joel Osei, 25, via the dating app Grindr. Continue reading...
Tags: Technology, London, Crime, UK News, Britain, Grindr, Adrian Murphy, Joel Osei, Diana Cristea


EVs Have Given Asian Suppliers Unrivaled Industrial Might

Seen by some as a moral imperative, electrification is swiftly changing the dynamics of the automotive industry. While automakers spend billions of dollars developing EVs and securing the necessary partners, many are becoming dependent on a handful of companies in Asia for the all-important battery cells needed to power the damn things. It’s gotten so […] The post EVs Have Given Asian Suppliers Unrivaled Industrial Might appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Asia, Technology, Industry, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Panasonic, Mercedes-benz, EVs, Suppliers, Battery, Partnerships, Industry News, News Blog, Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd, CATL, SK Innovation


Former Citadel executive named as Opendoor’s chief investment officer

Daniel Morillo, formerly head of equity quantitative research at Citadel, is joining the iBuyer in the company's newly created CIO role.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Industry News, Citadel, Social Capital, Select, Opendoor, Eric Wu, iBuyer, Daniel Morillo


Vista Equity Partners sells stake in Lone Wolf

The real estate tech company is getting a new investor in Stone Point Capital.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Mls, Industry News, NAR, Lone Wolf, Vista Equity Partners, Jimmy Kelly, Select, Transaction Management, PROPtech, Stone Point


People want to protect their data privacy, but most don't have a clear understanding of what that means

Mistrust in data privacy systems stems from a lack of understanding and misaligned expectations. Laurence Dutton/Getty Images Many people who want to keep their data private don't have a clear understanding of what differential privacy means — a technique widely adopted by companies like Google, Apple, and Microsoft to protect everyone's personal data. Differential privacy disguises individuals' information by introducing random errors to make it difficult to determine or use someone's ide...
Tags: Google, Technology, Microsoft, Opinion, Trends, Strategy, Data, Data Privacy, Nordic, Online Safety, Trump, Boston University, Microsoft Research, Google Apple, US Census Bureau, Microsoft Google


Facebook moderators forced to work in Dublin office despite high-tier lockdown

Exclusive: Contract staff deemed essential workers as firm’s own employees work from homeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFacebook moderators working for one of the company’s Dublin-based contractors are being forced to go into the office, even as Ireland returns to its highest tier of Covid lockdown, after their employer categorised them as “essential workers”.Staff with personal shielding requirements are exempt from the order, but those with high-risk family members...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Business, Technology, Media, Social Networking, World news, Ireland, Working From Home, Dublin, CPL, Coronavirus


[PODCAST] Storytelling about XOR with Aida Fazylova

  Storytelling about XOR with Aida Fazylova Welcome to the Use Case Podcast, episode 28. This week we have storytelling about XOR with Aida Fazylova. During this episode, Aida and I talk about how practitioners make the business case or the use case for purchasing XOR. Aida is an expert in pairing today’s most popular […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Podcasts, Communication, Tech, Recruiting, Automation, Hiring, Branding, Blog Posts, Hr Technology, Talent Acquisition, The Use Case Podcast, Aida Fazylova, XOR Aida


Smart home tech for agents: Which is the better security camera?

Right now, security cameras can offer peace of mind for those staying and working at home. So, when it comes to price and functions, how does Eufy fare against Arlo?
Tags: Video, Technology, Service, Radio, Agent, Smart Home, Smart Home Tech, Arlo, Brokerage, Select, Home Tech, Eufy, Video Doorbell, Brandon Doyle, Nest and Ring


California jobless claims fall to 7-month low

Unemployment claims in California fell to their lowest levels since coronavirus-linked business shutdowns began in March, federal officials said Thursday. California workers filed 158,900 first-time unemployment claims for the week that ended Oct. 17, which was down about 17,200 from the 176,100 initial claims that workers filed during the week ending on Oct. 10, the U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday. The number of unemployment claims was the lowest since the week of March 21, when Califor...
Tags: Business, Florida, New York, Technology, Jobs, News, California, Washington, California News, Sport, Economy, Soccer, Labor Department, U S Labor Department, Ian Shepherdson, Pantheon Macroeconomics


Facebook Says a 'Glitch' Redirected Users to a QAnon Primer

Facebook users who were not searching for information on QAnon were redirected to an extensive primer on the conspiracy theory due to a “glitch” in a system designed to fight it, according to Facebook.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Science, Technology, Social Media, Conspiracy Theories, Hate Speech, Donald Trump, Facebook Read, Facebook Says, QAnon


VIDEO: The US Navy is experimenting using drones to hand things off to ballistic missile submarines

An unmanned aerial vehicle delivers a payload to the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730) around the Hawaiian Islands. US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Devin M. Langer The US Navy conducted an experiment on Monday, in which it flew an unidentified payload out to the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson. The following day, the service experimented with delivering a larger payload to the submarine using a MH-60R...
Tags: Technology, Navy, US, Trends, Drone, Ohio, Jackson, Pacific, Helicopter, US Navy, Submarine, Hawaiian Islands, Carlos Gonzalez, US Strategic Command, HSM, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle


Indicted Founder Of Now-Defunct Legal Tech Company Says In Book He Was FBI Mole

He claims he was assisting in a political corruption investigation into the former mayor of Sacramento, California.
Tags: Technology, Law, Fbi


California jobless claims fall to 7-month low; U.S. tapers, too

Unemployment claims in California fell to their lowest levels since coronavirus-linked business shutdowns began in March, federal officials said Thursday. California workers filed 158,900 first-time unemployment claims for the week that ended Oct. 17, which was down about 17,200 from the 176,100 initial claims that workers filed during the week ending on Oct. 10, the U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday. The number of unemployment claims was the lowest since the week of March 21, when Califor...
Tags: Business, Florida, New York, Technology, Jobs, News, California, Washington, California News, Sport, Economy, Soccer, Labor Department, U S Labor Department, Ian Shepherdson, Pantheon Macroeconomics


New Bill Aims to Rein In the President's Power to Order Internet Blackouts

Two members of Congress have introduced legislation that would prevent the president from taking action to restrict the U.S. public’s access to the internet, the Preventing Unwarranted Communications Shutdowns Act (PUCSA).Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Technology, Internet, Congress, Censorship, Legislation, Cybersecurity, Civil Rights, Anna Eshoo, Morgan Griffith, Internet Shutdown


Problems With Redactions: Ghislaine Maxwell Edition

There's a new way for redactions to be spoiled.
Tags: Technology, Law, Bill Clinton, Ghislaine Maxwell, Alan Dershowitz, Depositions, Redactions, Check You Redaction


Black futures in the age of apocalypse

Curating the End of the World deploys Afrofuturism to respond to Covid-19, anti-black violence and capitalism The post Black futures in the age of apocalypse appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Art, Science, Technology, History, Culture, Philosophy, Friday, Apocalypse, Afrofuturism, Blackness, Google Arts And Culture, Red Spring, Stacey Robinson, Sheree Renée Thomas, pan-Africanism, Black Speculative Arts Movement


The Ethics Of Secure Communication During The Pandemic And Beyond

Unencrypted email used to be sufficient when communicating with clients electronically, but in recent years, the tide has begun to turn.
Tags: Technology, Email, Law, Nicole Black


Why Most Law Firms Suck At Intake And How Yours Can Do Better [Sponsored]

Join us on December 2nd to improve client intake and learn how your law firm can convert marketing budgets into conversions.
Tags: Technology, Law, Webinars, Sponsored Content, Small Law Firms, Alert Communications


Flair’s Smart Vent system is a big improvement for anyone looking to improve their home HVAC

Smart thermostats are fairly ubiquitous these days, but depending on which one you’re using, you could be getting a lot more from your home heating and cooling – with relatively simple DIY upgrades. The Flair Smart Vent system is one such upgrade, and though it costs a bit upfront to get going (each register is $79 to start depending on size), you won’t have to call an HVAC contractor or break down any walls to take advantage of what it offers. The basics Flair’s system is designed around a si...
Tags: Reviews, Google, TC, Gadgets, Metal, Technology, Hardware, Electronics, Articles, Tech, Controller, Home Automation, Thermostat, AAA, Ecobee, Puck


Trump's Twitter account hacked after Dutch researcher guessed password

Victor Gevers had access to president’s direct messages and could post tweets after trying the password ‘maga2020!’Donald Trump’s Twitter account was hacked last week, after a Dutch researcher correctly guessed the president’s password: “maga2020!”.Victor Gevers, a security expert, had access to Trump’s direct messages, could post tweets in his name and change his profile, De Volkskrant newspaper reported. Continue reading...
Tags: Twitter, Technology, World news, US news, Donald Trump, Trump, De Volkskrant, Trump s Twitter, Victor Gevers


Trump's Twitter hacked after Dutch researcher guessed password – report

Victor Gevers said he had access to president’s account, De Volkskrant reported, but Twitter said ‘we’ve seen no evidence’Donald Trump’s Twitter account was hacked last week, after a Dutch researcher correctly guessed the president’s password: “maga2020!”, Dutch media reported.Victor Gevers, a security expert, had access to Trump’s direct messages, could post tweets in his name and change his profile, De Volkskrant newspaper reported. Continue reading...
Tags: Twitter, Technology, World news, US news, Donald Trump, Trump, De Volkskrant, Trump s Twitter, Victor Gevers


Trump's Twitter hacked after Dutch researcher claims he guessed password – report

Victor Gevers claimed he had access to president’s account, De Volkskrant reported, but Twitter said ‘we’ve seen no evidence’Donald Trump’s Twitter account was hacked last week, after a Dutch researcher correctly guessed the president’s password: “maga2020!”, Dutch media reported.Victor Gevers, a security expert, had access to Trump’s direct messages, could post tweets in his name and change his profile, De Volkskrant newspaper reported. Continue reading...
Tags: Twitter, Technology, World news, US news, Donald Trump, Trump, De Volkskrant, Trump s Twitter, Victor Gevers


A cybersecurity firm found a hacker selling personal data on 186 million US voters. It warned the data 'can easily be used for geo-targeted disinformation campaigns.'

Voter registration information is available publicly — but the hacker used other stolen data to match email addresses with voter rolls and sell it off as a package. Motortion/Getty Images A cybersecurity company has found a hacker offering to sell data about the political affiliations of nearly 200 million American voters.  Trustwave said the hacker was selling data that included the names, addresses, age, gender, and political affiliation of 186 million voters. They were also selling a la...
Tags: Security, Technology, Russia, Nbc News, US, Trends, Tech, Iran, Data, Cybersecurity, South Africa, Dark Web, Hacker, Data Privacy, Trustwave, US Election