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2020-05-29 - NSA: Russian Agents Have Been Hacking Major Email Program

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 18:03
The U.S. National Security Agency says the same Russian military hacking group that interfered in the 2016 presidential election and unleashed a devastating malware attack the following year has been exploiting a major email server program since last August or earlier. read more Security

2020-05-29 - Why should I run my own DNS resolver?

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 18:03
Guest Post: There are many benefits for small- to medium-ISPs to run their own DNS resolvers, without much effort. Infrastructure and Standardisation

2020-05-28 - Watch EFF Cybersecurity Director Eva Galperin's TED Talk About Stalkerware

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 18:03
Stalkers and abusive partners want access to your device for the same reason governments and advertisers do: because “full access to a person's phone is the next best thing to full access to a person's mind,” as EFF Director of Cybersecurity Eva Galperin explains in her TED talk on “... Security

2020-05-28 - Bread&Net 2020: Call for Sound Engineer

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 17:59
SMEX has decided to organize the annual digital rights event in the MENA region Bread%26Net 2020 online. While we won’t be hosting an in-person gathering as usual, we look forward to once again bringing the community together with an engaging and dynamic online experience that addresses the most... Human Rights

2020-05-28 - Try Harder, Bundestag! Germany Has to Rewrite Its Foreign Intelligence Reform

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 17:59
PublikationTry Harder, Bundestag! Germany Has to Rewrite Its Foreign Intelligence ReformSNV in den MedienGermany’s post-Snowden intelligence reform of 2016 lies in shatters. The recent Constitutional Court’s judgement is a slap in the face for those... Legal

2020-05-28 - When The Problem Isn't Twitter But President Trump

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 17:59
President Trump is not happy with Twitter. But a lot of other people were already unhappy with Twitter. As his tweets have grown more abusive by the day, and the non-insane public has naturally grown more outraged by them, there has been an increase in calls for Twitter to delete his tweets, if not... Legal

2020-05-27 - Doctor With Rare Disease Crowdsourced His Own Cure, And Is Now Using That Network To Work On COVID-19

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 17:59
A recent episode of NPR's Fresh Air ran an amazing interview with Dr. David Fajgenbaum, who was diagnosed years ago with the rare Castleman's Disease, about which very little information was known (and the general prognosis was grim). Fajgenbaum talks about how he ended up in hospitals... Economic Legal

2020-05-27 - 5G Technology Will be Multifaceted and Beneficial, Says Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O’Rielly

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 17:59
May 27, 2020 — The future of 5G is bright and diverse, said Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O’Rielly in a webinar Wednesday. The webinar, hosted by the Lincoln Policy Network, featured a discussion of upcoming FCC actions like June’s open meeting, and the Citizens Band Radio Service... Development

2020-05-27 - Former NSO Employees Says The Company Impersonated Facebook To Deploy Malware

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 17:59
As Facebook's lawsuit against Israeli malware purveyor, NSO Group, continues, more facts are coming to light that undercut the spyware vendor's claims that it's just a simple software developer that can't be blamed for the malicious acts of its customers. NSO Group argued in... Infrastructure and Standardisation Security Legal

2020-05-27 - AT&T Won't Stop Lying About 'Fake 5G'

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 17:58
Big wireless carriers haven't been exactly honest when it comes to the looming fifth-generation wireless standard (5G). Eager to use the improvements to charge higher rates and sell new gear, carriers and network vendors are dramatically over-hyping where the service is actually available, and... Infrastructure and Standardisation

2020-05-27 - TelOne Employees Ask For Salary Increment – We Can’t Afford TelOne’s Cheapest Service

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 17:58
TelOne employees penned a letter to their administration requesting decent wages last month. The letter raises the following issues: Salaries shouldn’t be so low since TelOne’s MD Chipo Mtasa is part of Auxiallia Mnangagwa’s (1st Lady) Angel of Hope Foundation known for its charity efforts;... Economic

2020-05-27 - How identity-driven conflicts fuel Ethiopia's incendiary social media rhetoric

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 17:58
An army of social media personalities stoke inflammatory content Unity Park in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 2019. Photo by Ras Addisu via Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0. Heads of states from several eastern African countries gathered in October 2019 in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, to celebrate the... Human Rights Legal

2020-05-27 - M&S and Next surprise all by being in Top 5 fashion apps by download

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 17:58
Despite their collective financial woes and being seen as ‘old guard’, both M%26S and Next remain in the top 5 most downloaded fashion retail apps, something that boohoo has failed to achieve, during lockdown. Economic

2020-05-27 - Face masks, no changing rooms, handwashing stations, triage queuing and social distancing: how shopping will look come 15 June

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 17:58
Shopping in set to recommence in earnest on 15 June, but it won’t be as it was in the before time: now there will be facemasks, social distancing, handwashing stations and no changing rooms, to name but a few changes Economic

2020-05-27 - Amazon “ready to launch” super-fast UK grocery delivery service

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 17:58
Amazon is primed and ready to launch a new super-fast version of its Amazon Fresh grocery delivery service in the UK. Economic

2020-05-27 - AT&T Launches HBO Max, Vying With Netflix, Others; Verizon: Call And Texting Volumes Back To Normal Levels; + more news -

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 17:58
AT%26T launches HBO Max, vying with Netflix, others for quarantine viewing reuters.com Verizon: Call and texting volumes back to normal levels rcrwireless.com State AGs Recommend COVID-19 Broadband Funding telecompetitor.com Things get tense between Dish and T-Mobile lightreading.com... Development

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