Elon Musk angles to keep his ex and ‘420’ Twitter drama out of lawsuit

Tesla  CEO Elon Musk  is looking to keep his ex-girlfriend Grimes and alleged acquaintance Azealia Banks out of the official record of a lawsuit concerning his “420” “joke” that brought the SEC down on him. An attempt to subpoena both Grimes and Banks was met with stiff opposition by Musk’s lawyer, who accused the plaintiffs of attempting to sensationalize the case. […]

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The government shutdown is driving users to illegal router settings

On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission closed the majority of its operations, a result of the ongoing government shutdown. The FCC enforces the rules for all the wireless broadcasts in the United States, and many of most of its important enforcement mechanisms are now closed for the duration of the shutdown, which President Trump recently warned could […]

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GM and DoorDash to deliver food in self-driving cars

Some year soon, the late-night food delivery from your local restaurant might arrive at your front door without the delivery guy. General Motors’ subsidiary Cruise Automation, which makes technology for self-driving cars, has teamed up with food delivery company DoorDash to test out driverless deliveries. During the tests, there will a be a “safety driver” […]

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What 2019 holds for Facebook

Great news for Facebook: 2018 is over. Bad news: 2019 has begun. This year, the apologies will make way for accountability, and the talk of regulation will (potentially) turn to action. But what does that mean exactly? How severe might any punishments be? Here’s what might happen to Facebook over the next 12 months. It […]

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EU Offering Cash Bounty Incentives For Finding Security Flaws in Open Source Tools

The European Union (EU) is back with a third edition of its Free and Open Source Software Audit (FOSSA) plan of action for 2019. As a security audit measure, FOSSA relies on its bug bounty programme. This covers numerous open source projects like VLC, Apache, Filezilla, Kafka and more. EU has reserved the highest allocation towards […]

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Quick Tips To Ensure Online Security In 2019 – Have A Safe New Year!

The year 2018 certainly brought with it a number of cybersecurity issues. From the beginning of the year until the end, we witnessed a trail of data breaches, hacks, as well as a lot of security vulnerabilities. Now that we have entered the year 2019, the trend, unfortunately, seems to be set to continue this year as well […]

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Dublin-based Tram System Website Hacked 1 bitcoin Demanded as Ransom

Luas, a Dublin-based tram operator was forced to shut down their website after a data breach. The details of over 3000 users is believed to have been compromised during a cyberattack which was performed sometime around January 3rd. Accessed details fortunately contain no financial information as was clarified by a company representative. Users who earlier […]

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US charges ‘China government hackers’

The US justice department has indicted two Chinese men accused of hacking into the computer networks of companies and government agencies in Western countries. The pair are allegedly part of a “hacking group” known as Advanced Persistent Threat 10, affiliated with China’s main intelligence service. They have not been arrested. The US and UK have […]

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Gatwick airport: How countries counter the drone threat

Rogue drones “deliberately” flown over one of the UK’s busiest airports caused travel chaos this week. Incoming planes were forced to divert to airports up and down the country as the drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), repeatedly appeared over the airfield at London’s Gatwick Airport. The situation was so serious the Army was called […]

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Seven WordPress Vulnerabilities Fixed In Version 5.0.1

Earlier this month, WordPress officials rolled out WP version 5.0 with various feature upgrades. However, it also brought with it some backward compatibility problems. Moreover, the earlier versions of WordPress also had various security bugs that needed a fix. Therefore, the officials have now released WordPress 5.0.1 addressing seven WordPress security vulnerabilities that affect almost all […]

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