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Hackers can hijack your digital photos for ransom, experts warn

Hackers and malware and ransomware have for years targeted personal computers and computerized networks, but cybercriminals may soon turn their attention to hijacking your photos, analysts say....

Hackers can hijack your digital photos for ransom, experts warn

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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 –...
19:26 2019-06-23

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....
14:52 2019-07-08

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....
09:26 2019-07-07

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...
21:13 2019-06-28

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......
04:26 2019-07-10

Android vulnerability lets hackers hijack your phone with malicious videos If you use a phone running any version of Android between 7.0 and 9.0 (Nougat, Oreo, or Pie), you ought to immediately install the latest security update – or risk getting your handset hijacked by devious video malware. The culprit is a vulnerability in the aforementioned Android versions (CVE-2019-...
19:39 2019-07-24

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 ...
22:39 2019-07-11

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...
06:26 2019-07-02

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....
21:26 2019-06-27

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.        ...
04:26 2019-06-20

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....
16:39 2019-06-05

Hackers stole unreleased Radiohead music, asked for $150K ransom—so the band released it online Hackers tried to extort English rock band Radiohead for $150,000, threatening to release archived music that the band never intended to be published. So, the band decided to release it themselves....
18:26 2019-06-11

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.        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

CDC, experts warn about potential kratom dangers TUCSON – For the past 2 1/2 years, News 4 Tucson has been closely monitoring an increase in the popularity of the herbal supplement kratom. Some people say it helps relieve their pain and is a healthier alternative to opioids. Now, new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...
13:39 2019-05-22

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore over ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city’s servers hostage has come and gone. It has been two weeks since a cyberattack crippled Baltimore’s computer network. The internet thieves w...
14:33 2019-05-21

Drug experts warn southern AZ about ‘purple heroin’ TUCSON – Drug experts are warning southern Arizona residents about a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil. “It’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. The drug is known as purple heroin or “purp”, health offici...
21:39 2019-06-04

Venezuela: widespread blackouts could be new normal, experts warn Country struggled to restore power after massive blackout on Monday left millions without powerWidespread electricity outages could become the new normal in Venezuela, experts have warned, as the country struggled to restore power after a massive blackout that left millions without power or access t...
19:13 2019-07-23

Booming LNG industry could be as bad for climate as coal, experts warn Liquefied natural gas developments on a collision course with Paris agreement, Global Energy Monitor saysThe booming liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry will play at least as big a role as new coal investments in bringing on a climate crisis if all planned projects go ahead, US-based energy analyst...
00:13 2019-07-03

America too dependent on China for its medicine, experts warn Experts are warning America has become too dependent on China for its medicine -- everything from painkillers, to antibiotics, and even aspirin can all be sourced back to a country the Department of Defense considers an adversary....
03:00 2019-05-31

Army to train cyber spies to combat hackers and digital propaganda The British Army will adapt to better tackle the threat of cyber warfare, including hackers, digital propaganda and misinformation, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said. ...
06:26 2019-08-01

Darroch's resignation may have chilling effect on diplomacy, experts warn UK ambassador to the US’s departure may prompt ‘very big change’ in how international diplomacy is conductedThe resignation of Sir Kim Darroch as the UK’s ambassador to the US after controversy over leaked memos in which he criticized Donald Trump could have a chilling effect on international diplom...
22:13 2019-07-10

Heat warnings across US as experts warn of spike in extremely hot days Alerts in place for states as far apart as New Mexico and MaineClimate crisis expected to make heatwaves the ‘new normal’More than half the US was under excessive heat warnings on Friday amid a brutal heatwave – which experts warned could become the “new normal” because of the climate crisis. Relate...
22:13 2019-07-19

Self-driving vehicles could clog Canada’s streets, experts warn Tranportation experts say autonomous vehicles could lead to traffic and congestion increasing by up to 30 per cent in cities like Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver....
17:39 2019-05-26

The US-China rivalry could become dangerous, Asian leaders and experts warn "We are now entering into a period of great power rivalry. The outcome is unclear, but it is critical that we stabilize the system," said a Singaporean official....
08:00 2019-05-31

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...
01:39 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...
10:00 2019-06-11

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......
02:39 2019-06-11

DFO officials work to identify dead whale, as experts warn of more fatalities The department said Tuesday it is working to confirm whether this is yet another whale that died, or the same dead animal that was originally seen on June 24 in the same area....
16:52 2019-07-24

2 years after Grenfell, experts warn of high-rise fire risk Two years after a London tower-block fire killed 72 people, campaigners say hundreds of apartment buildings remain at risk of a similar devastating blaze....
13:26 2019-06-14

Tornado threat eases in U.S., but experts warn it will soon start again: ‘You can’t catch a break’ The tornadoes and heavy rains sweeping across the United States from the southern Plains into New Jersey will ease by late Thursday but resume early next week, forecasters said....
12:52 2019-05-29

Four in 10 indigenous languages at risk of disappearing, warn UN human rights experts Of 7,000 indigenous languages spoken today, four in 10 are in danger of disappearing, rights experts said on Wednesday, in a call for a decade of action to reverse the “historic destruction” of age-old dialects....
19:39 2019-08-07

Increased screen time can cause development problems in kids, experts warn Dr. Pamela Hurst-Della Pietra, a well-known child development expert, tells Fox News there has been a 28 percent increase in psychiatric emergency department visits related to suicide attempts since 2011; the CDC says suicide rates are up 30 percent 'in more than half of U.S. states' since 1999....
09:00 2019-08-17

Rishikesh's 'Lakshman Jhula' Closes As Experts Warn Of Excess Load Lakshman Jhula, the iconic suspension bridge across the Ganga in Uttarakhand's Rishikesh, was closed to traffic Friday as experts feel it cannot sustain more load, officials said....
17:00 2019-07-12

Deer slaughter may not stem rise in Lyme disease, experts warn Scientists urge caution because infected ticks may also be spread by many other speciesBritain’s deer are being unfairly singled out as the chief culprits in spreading Lyme disease, experts claim. By contrast, they say the role played by other factors – and animals – should also be examined.Open sea...
05:26 2019-08-04

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore to stop 'playing' with ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city's servers hostage has come and gone. ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Latest 'Vacuum Challenge' craze could have fatal consequences, health experts warn A new social media challenge involving a vacuum cleaner and trash bags has gone viral, much to the dismay of health experts, who warn that the idiotic trend could have fatal results....
17:26 2019-06-05

Large earthquake strikes Southern California day after 6.4 temblor hit region, experts warn of more aftershocks A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck early Friday near the same region in Southern California where a significant tremor hit one day before, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
15:52 2019-07-05

FaceApp security concerns: Experts say Russians might own your old photos The viral FaceApp photo filter, which allows you digitally age yourself by a few decades, but experts are warning that the app poses several security risks for the millions who use it....
23:00 2019-07-17

Britain 'woefully' under-using power to seize dirty money from foreign tycoons, security experts warn Powers for seizing dirty money from foreign tycoons are "woefully" under-used despite a flagship case involving a woman who spent £16 million at Harrods, a leading security think tank warned today....
04:26 2019-06-11

Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for digital infrastructure fund -sources Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack, has raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure, seeking to capitalize on new technologies such as 5G wireless networks and the Internet of Things (IoT), according to people familiar with the matte...
07:00 2019-06-05

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....
15:00 2019-07-09

Serious Zoom Vulnerability Could Let Websites Hijack Your Mac's Camera A zero-day vulnerability present in the popular video conferencing app Zoom has come to light. The vulnerability allows any malicious website to forcibly join a Mac user to a Zoom call with video......
11:26 2019-07-09

A US City to Pay $600,000 Ransom to Save Computer Records A Florida city agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses....
09:39 2019-06-20

| Violent kidnappings-for-ransom spread across Nigeria Aminu Magami, a taxi driver in northwest Nigeria, froze in fear when more than 20 gunmen stormed an expressway one night in February, shooting into the air....
19:39 2019-05-21

Florida city agrees to pay $600,000 ransom after hack The Riviera Beach, Fla., city council agreed Monday to pay around $600,000 in ransom to regain access to data stolen in a ransomware attack on the community’s security systems....
04:52 2019-06-21

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...
09:39 2019-07-09

This fake iPhone charging cable will hijack your computer A fake Apple charging cable has been developed that could allow attackers to trick their way into a victim's devices.Security researcher Mike Grover, also known as MG, has developed a fake Lightning-esque cable similar to those used to charge up iPhones that he says could be use to hijack a lap...
21:52 2019-08-12

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...
15:52 2019-05-21

| Nigerian boy stages own kidnap, demands father pay ransom A 15-year-old Nigerian boy has been arrested for demanding a ransom from his father after staging his own kidnap with his friends in central city of Jos, police said Friday....
21:00 2019-08-16

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 ...
16:39 2019-05-21

Mumbai Businessman Gets Life In Jail For Hijack Scare On Jet Flight A special National Investigation Agency court in Ahmedabad today sentenced a Mumbai-based businessman to life in prison and imposed a fine of Rs 5 crore on him for leaving a hijack threat note on a......
13:26 2019-06-11

Euro Papers: Inter to hijack United's Dybala deal "Get ready for this summer\u0027s centre-forward merry-go-round. Inter Milan are ready to hijack Manchester United\u0027s Paulo Dybala-Romelu Lukaku swap deal, as Mauro Icardi eyes up a move to Juventus."...
14:13 2019-08-01

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?"...
17:52 2019-05-22

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...
19:13 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...
07:39 2019-06-30

Hacked forensic firm pays ransom after malware attack Largest private provider Eurofins hands over undisclosed fee to regain control of systems Britain’s largest private forensics provider has paid a ransom to hackers after its IT systems were brought to a standstill by a cyber-attack, it has been reported.Eurofins, which is thought to carry out about ...
21:00 2019-07-05

Tottenham try to hijack Arsenal’s deal for St-Étienne defender William Saliba • Spurs offer St-Étienne marginally better deal• Arsenal confident defender will still sign for themTottenham are trying to hijack Arsenal’s deal to sign the St-Étienne 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...
19:13 2019-07-12

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...
02:39 2019-07-06

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......
16:39 2019-07-19

#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...
08:52 2019-07-04

Justice Dept. sues crypto exchange for laundering ransom funds The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil lawsuit against a cryptocurrency exchange and one of its owners, saying they laundered ransom funds collected through cyberattacks and other illicit activity....
20:52 2019-08-02

Florida city to pay $600K ransom to hacker who seized computer systems A Florida city is paying $600,000 in Bitcoins to a hacker who took over local government computers after an employee clicked on a malicious email link three weeks ago....
01:52 2019-06-21

Riviera Beach, Florida votes to pay $600K ransom after latest cyberattack Hackers have targeted another city with another ransomware cyberattack -- this time in South Florida, where officials have agreed to pay $600,000 to avoid problems that have crippled Baltimore for weeks....
16:00 2019-06-20

Huawei's $1 billion patent demand from Verizon is not ransom money (results) image: XinhuaIn light of the revelations that Huawei's patent licensing chief has sent a letter to Verizon asking for a cool $1 billion in exchange for granting access to the company's 4G/5G network and other patents, we asked you who's in the right. Almost three quarters of our respondents give the...
20:26 2019-06-14

$840,000 Bitcoin ransom plot foiled, kidnapped crypto traders rescued Police in India have rescued three people, including two cryptocurrency traders, that were held to ransom for two weeks to the sum of 80 Bitcoin ($840,000). At 2.30am on Sunday, a man with a pistol was spotted outside Shankara Residency in Bhankrota. The man was apprehended and told authorities abou...
18:26 2019-07-15

Security researcher demos a modified iPhone charging cable that can hijack your computer As far as iPhone and Mac hacks are concerned, a California-based security researcher who goes by the name MG recently came up with one of the more clever and intriguing workarounds we’ve seen to date. Whereas most exploits that make the news tend to rely on unsuspecting users clicking on a mal...
05:00 2019-08-14

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...
19:39 2019-07-18

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormous impact: sports....
18:39 2019-07-01

FBI: Tech company Asurion paid $300K ransom after private data was stolen A data thief at Asurion thief threatened to leak "sensitive data" on thousands of the company's employees and more than one million customers.       ...
16:39 2019-08-16

Pauly and Vinny Hatch Plans to Hijack Mike's Tame Bachelor Party on Jersey Shore Family Vacation It's a tale of two bachelor parties on Jersey Shore Family Vacation. In the below exclusive sneak peek, the ladies of Jersey Shore are planning a very PG-rated bachelor party for Mike......
18:00 2019-07-24

'Isis Beatles' apologise for role in holding Western hostages to ransom as they await fate in Syrian prison A suspected member of the Isis terrorism cell nicknamed The Beatles has apologised after admitting a role in holding Western hostages to ransom in Syria....
04:26 2019-06-11

Hackers Go Pro, Seeking Bounties for Bugs The market for pointing out flaws in software has become more structured: Companies are willing to shell out huge sums to researchers who find zero-day vulnerabilities, or those that are totally unknown to developers....
10:26 2019-08-13

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...
23:26 2019-06-05

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...
19:26 2019-05-23

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....
19:52 2019-05-21

‘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...
12:13 2019-06-03

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...
17:39 2019-06-22

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......
21:26 2019-07-17

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......
01:39 2019-07-22

‘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...
20:00 2019-06-17

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...
15:39 2019-05-21

Hackers could use Wi-Fi to install ranomware on DSLR cameras Digital cameras with built-in Wi-Fi let people quickly send images to other devices. But a vulnerability in the process could leave people’s cameras exposed...
12:13 2019-08-11

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....
22:26 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....
12:13 2019-07-17

Hackers could use Wi-Fi to install ransomware on DSLR cameras Digital cameras with built-in Wi-Fi let people quickly send images to other devices. But a vulnerability in the process could leave people’s cameras exposed...
11:00 2019-08-12

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...
09:00 2019-06-09

Chinese government hackers suspected of moonlighting for profit One of the most effective teams of Chinese government-backed hackers is also conducting financially-motivated side operations, cybersecurity researchers said on Wednesday....
21:13 2019-08-07

WhatsApp security flaw could let hackers alter your chats Hackers could be able to doctor WhatsApp messages due to a flaw in the messaging app's security protection, experts have warned.Researchers from Check Point have revealed that vulnerabilites in WhatsApp could allow hackers to gain access to a user's conversations and alter the content with...
16:13 2019-08-08

Hitting the Books: How legendary hackers wound up working for the CIA Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and......
23:26 2019-08-10

Hackers Subvert Security Checks Like the Browser Padlock Recent attacks have shown that cybercriminals have co-opted techniques and tools that people commonly use to distinguish real communications and websites from fake ones, such as the padlock in a browser window....
19:26 2019-08-16

Hackers could use self-driving cars to cause mayhem, study warns In their simulations, the researchers discovered the tipping point at which the number of stalled cars totally halts traffic for a large population. In one test, the team froze traffic in all of Manhattan....
21:13 2019-07-31

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 ex-students of ANU now work for the Australian government....
10:26 2019-06-04

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......
09:00 2019-07-17

Microsoft: Russian government hackers are targeting IoT devices Microsoft today warned that Russian government hackers have been using video decoders, printers, and internet of things devices to breach computer networks. In a blog post, the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center wrote that the “devices became points of ingress from which the actor established a pr...
05:00 2019-08-06

At Def Con, hackers and lawmakers came together to examine holes in election security In three years since its inception, Def Con’s Voting Village has become a destination not only for hackers but also lawmakers and members of the intelligence community....
22:39 2019-08-12

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...
20:00 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...
17:52 2019-06-15

'Bug bounty': Apple to pay hackers more than $1m to find security flaws Expanded program, announced at Black Hat conference, comes as governments and tech firms compete for informationApple will pay ethical hackers more than $1m if they responsibly disclose dangerous security vulnerabilities to the firm, the company announced at the Black Hat security conference in Las ...
02:00 2019-08-13

Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cybersecurity confab Carmakers and suppliers increasingly recognize the need to collaborate with so-called white hat hackers -- cybersecurity experts who specialize in discovering vulnerabilities to help companies and other groups....
12:52 2019-08-12

Remote-Based App Exposed Thousands Of Vehicles To Hackers A hacker who goes by the handle Jmaxxz has exposed a series of vulnerabilities in a remote-based automobile app that may have exposed around 60,000 cars to hackers....
03:52 2019-08-12

N4T Investigators: Hackers stealing money from bank accounts TUCSON – Cybercriminals are gaining access to bank accounts and stealing money. A victim from Oro Valley recently had tens of thousands of dollars stolen from a credit union account. They did not want to be identified. Police believe this man opened a fraudulent account and transferred funds from an...
07:26 2019-07-19

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....
00:26 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....
18:26 2019-06-06

Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cybersecurity conference At a conference where hackers can try their hand at picking locks and discover cyber vulnerabilities in a makeshift hospital, they can also endeavor to break into the control units of cars and take over driving functions....
01:52 2019-08-12

How to protect your router and home security cameras from hackers When it comes to digital security, lack of knowledge and complacency can result in serious consequences, including identity theft, financial fraud and a massive loss of privacy. You try to be vigilant with your computers because they contain so much personal information, but chances are you don’t ha...
05:52 2019-08-14

UN: North Korean cryptocurrency hackers have earned up to $2 billion so far The financial impact of North Korea‘s hacking and cryptocurrency exploits could be much larger than first thought. According to a UN report, seen by CNN, North Korea could have earned up to $2 billion by hacking overseas financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges. The report also states tha...
14:26 2019-08-06

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...
15:00 2019-05-21

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...
01:39 2019-06-07

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....
15:13 2019-05-21

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....
19:01 2019-06-18

Army fights fake news with propagandists and hackers in one unit Cyber and intelligence experts unite to battle disinformation as character of warfare changesComputer hackers and propaganda specialists working in the British army are to be placed in a single division, as part of a reorganisation designed to reflect a belief that the boundary between peace and war...
01:00 2019-08-01

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...
06:00 2019-07-18

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 ...
02:13 2019-07-10

DHS report warns airplane hackers could affect flight controls U.S. security officials issued a warning Tuesday that small airplanes are also vulnerable to hacking, and the openings might allow criminals to alter key instrument readings to produce false data in flight....
21:39 2019-07-31

Researchers worry that hackers could turn connected cars into roadblocks As carmakers continue to pack their newest models with all manner of “smart” technology, researchers are concerned that connected vehicles will become an increasingly irresistible target for hackers. A new study by scientists with the Georgia Institute of Technology and Multiscale System...
22:13 2019-07-31

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.       ...
16:52 2019-07-05

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 $10 million worth of XRP. “Recently, we have been notified by our...
13:26 2019-06-07

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....
14:13 2019-06-14

Hackers can bypass £30 limit on contactless cards, study finds Researchers have discovered that the £30 limit on Visa contactless cards can be bypassed, potentially enabling criminals to empty out victims' bank accounts without touching the card....
20:39 2019-07-31

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....
12:52 2019-06-12

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...
19:13 2019-05-22

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......
14:39 2019-06-20

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...
18:26 2019-06-11

Wyden at DEF CON: Mitch McConnell Wants Foreign Hackers to Help Republicans Win Elections Before a crowd of hacking conference goers, Senator Ron Wyden on Friday took aim at Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, accusing him of blocking election security legislation because, he said, Republicans have directly benefited from the meddling of foreign hackers. Read more......
09:00 2019-08-10

Fancy Bear hackers used IoT devices to hack corporate networks A state-sponsored hacking group from Russia is targeting IoT devices in order to breach corporate networks which are then used to pivot to more high-value targets.According to the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center, attacks have been observed in the wild and Microsoft attributes these attacks to a...
19:26 2019-08-06

Hackers were told to break into U.S. voting machines. They didn’t have much trouble. In three years since its inception, Def Con’s Voting Village has become a destination not only for hackers but also lawmakers and members of the intelligence community....
18:26 2019-08-13

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....
14:52 2019-07-16

Your smart speaker could be transformed into an acoustic cyber-weapon by hackers Look around your home – how many smart speakers do you have dotted around? For many of us, smart speakers have become an integral part of our daily lives; as music players, the hub that controls our smart home devices, and as a vessel for voice assistants like Google Assistant, Siri, and Alex...
13:52 2019-08-12

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...
21:52 2019-07-16

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....
19:00 2019-07-16

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...
01:52 2019-06-19

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....
10:52 2019-07-16

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...
16:13 2019-07-18

Office gear like printers and phones may not look like computers, but they are vulnerable to hackers Office phones, printers, building control systems and more — these may not sound like computers but they can all be hacked, according to cybersecurity pros....
17:00 2019-08-11

These Dummy iOS Lightning Cables Let Hackers Remotely Access Your Devices Hardware hacks might not get as much attention as the latest security breaches, but they can be just as devastating. You’re probably picturing an attacker sneakily using a dummy USB key to infiltrate a computer, but as a recent report from Vice describes, even innocuous tech like Apple’s Lightning c...
05:39 2019-08-13

WiFi can be a free-for-all for hackers. Here's how to stop them from taking your data It's easy to hop on Wi-Fi networks while you're out, but you are opening yourself – and your data – up to unknown attacks. Try these four suggestions.       ...
06:39 2019-08-13

Hackers can turn headphones into ‘acoustic weapons,’ cybersecurity expert warns Speakers on your phone, computer and other internet-connected devices could be hacked and used to wreak havoc on your eardrums, warns a new investigation. A cybersecurity expert claims to have conducted a malware test that found everyday items like headphones could be turned into “acoustic wea...
01:52 2019-08-14

Cryptocurrency hackers sneak malware into Oracle servers to mine Monero Security researchers have identified yet another cryptocurrency mining malware. This time it’s installing itself on enterprise application servers, and using a clever trick to remain hidden. If that wasn’t enough, the malware has already claimed its first major victim: Oracle servers. The malware ta...
14:13 2019-06-11

Microsoft catches Russian state hackers using IoT devices to breach networks Enlarge / A script used to maintain network persistence. (credit: Microsoft) Hackers working for the Russian government have been using printers, video decoders, and other so-called Internet-of-things devices as a beachhead to penetrate targeted computer networks, Microsoft officials warned on Mon...
06:52 2019-08-06

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...
10:13 2019-07-17

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...
18:26 2019-06-20

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...
16:39 2019-05-21

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,...
21:39 2019-07-08

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...
19:13 2019-06-27

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......
18:26 2019-06-28

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......
02:13 2019-06-06

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...
21:26 2019-06-22

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...
11:13 2019-05-31

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...
09:26 2019-07-18

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....
22:13 2019-07-16

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...
16:26 2019-06-19

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......
04:00 2019-07-03

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...
13:01 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....
13:13 2019-06-04

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....
18:00 2019-06-22

Security bugs in popular Cisco switch brand allow hackers to take over devices The three vulnerabilities are as bad as it gets in terms of security flaws -- an authentication bypass, a remote code execution, and a command injection....
23:52 2019-08-06

Report: How hackers can alter your WhatsApp files before the receiver opens the message On Monday, researchers found that WhatsApp has a vulnerability that allows hackers to intercept and alter messages sent between users with malware.       ...
17:26 2019-07-15

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...
21:13 2019-05-22

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...
15:26 2019-05-21

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....
20:13 2019-07-14

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...
07:52 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...
18:39 2019-07-15

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......
10:39 2019-07-22

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 ch...
16:13 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 ...
14:26 2019-05-23

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...
12:26 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...
17:00 2019-06-20

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...
16:52 2019-06-20

‘Please break things’: Hackers lay siege to voting systems to spot weaknesses in security In three years since its inception, Def Con’s Voting Village has become a destination not only for hackers but also lawmakers and members of the intelligence community....
23:39 2019-08-12

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...
15:26 2019-05-21

Hackers can turn headphones into ‘acoustic weapons,’ cyber-security expert warns Speakers on your phone, computer and other internet-connected devices could be hacked and used to wreak havoc on your eardrums, warns a new investigation. A cyber-security expert claims to have conducted a malware test that found everyday items like headphones could be turned into “acoustic we...
21:13 2019-08-13

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...
16:39 2019-05-21

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....
19:00 2019-06-27

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...
02:26 2019-06-28

Europe's Banks Warn About Prospects Banks in Germany, Italy and Holland, warned that making money and improving operations are becoming more challenging as already-low interest rates look set to tick lower....
00:00 2019-08-08

Democrats Warn That Federal ‘Red Flag’ Law Would Not Be Enough Congressional Democrats insisted that a new bill to make it easier for the police to take guns away from people deemed dangerous must be paired with an expansion of background checks....
02:39 2019-08-08

| Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan....
12:13 2019-06-11

Researchers warn against homemade sunscreen Many people may be tempted to craft their own sunscreens out of all-natural ingredients. However, such creams will likely fail to offer any protection....
16:13 2019-05-21

Ex-FBI officials warn that Russia will continue to try to meddle Two former FBI officials warned Congress on Wednesday that Russia meddled in U.S. elections before 2016 and will continue to try in future elections....
21:00 2019-06-12

Toilet paper is getting less sustainable, researchers warn Major brands are using less recycled paper, meaning more trees cut down unnecessarilyToilet paper – the one product that the majority of us use just once and flush away – is becoming less sustainable, according to new research. A new analysis from Ethical Consumer magazine found that major brands we...
12:52 2019-07-05

UK police warn publishers not to use leaked documents A British investigation into the leaking of confidential diplomatic memos is raising press freedom issues with a police warning that U.K. media might face a criminal inquiry if leaked documents are published...
12:13 2019-07-13

Astronomers warn of solar ‘superflare’ that could hit Earth Like all life on Earth, we owe a lot to the Sun. Without it, we wouldn’t be here, but it also has the power to make things pretty rough on us if it begins to act out. Solar flares — energetic outbursts which are often paired with mass ejections that fling charged particles out into space...
19:13 2019-06-12

Supermarkets warn October no-deal date 'as bad as it gets' Bosses at Britain's three biggest supermarkets have warned that a potential 31 October no-deal Brexit would be "as bad as it gets" as they build up stock ahead of Christmas....
18:39 2019-07-03

DJI drones will detect and warn of airplanes and helicopters DJI has announced that all its consumer drones over 250 grams will use "AirSense" tech to help operators see and avoid airplanes and helicopters. They'll be equipped with so-called ADS-B sensors already installed in many aircraft and air traffic cont......
11:52 2019-05-23

Mom shares photo of son's infection to warn others about sepsis A mother in the U.K. is hoping her son’s terrifying sepsis ordeal may help spare others from the same fate after she snapped a photo of a red line that had started creeping up the inside of his wrist following a fall at the zoo....
19:26 2019-06-11

Cochise Health officials warn of more mosquitoes Cochise County Health and Social Services officials say the Monsoon is bringing out more mosquitoes. The weather increases the risk of getting diseases like the West Nile virus or encephalitis virus, County officials said through a press release. They added some parts of Arizona are seeing more case...
05:26 2019-08-17

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday....
14:33 2019-05-21

Crossrail is £2.8bn over budget - and MPs warn costs will rise further MPs have launched a blistering attack on the Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport for London (TfL), as ballooning costs and long delays continue to plague Crossrail....
14:00 2019-07-19

Instagram Will Now Warn You If Your Account Is Close to Being Yanked Instagram’s recent rollouts of updates to its platform continues this week with two more changes around post and account take-downs, as well as a new process for appealing content deletion that it will expand in the coming months. Read more......
06:52 2019-07-19

Microplastics ‘significantly contaminating the air’, scientists warn Discovery of pollution in snowfall from the Arctic to the Alps leads to call for urgent research on potential human health impactsAbundant levels of microplastic pollution have been found in snow from the Arctic to the Alps, according to a study that has prompted scientists to warn of significant co...
21:26 2019-08-14

Hurricane officials warn to start planning now Officials at the National Hurricane Center are urging people to ‘prepare now’ for this year’s hurricane season. (May 31)        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

DC officials warn of high heat on July 4th Officials in Washington, D.C. warned of high heat for July 4th festivities on the National Mall next week. Temperatures are expected to climb into the nineties. (June 28)        ...
22:39 2019-06-28

600 companies warn Trump on China tariffs American retailers, manufacturers and tech companies warned President Donald Trump on Thursday that tariffs on China will damage the US economy, lead to job losses and harm millions of consumers....
16:26 2019-06-14

Baltimore mayor open to paying off hackers who paralyzed city, despite once likening it to 'rewarding bank robbers' The mayor of Baltimore said this week that he’s open to paying off the hackers who paralyzed the city’s computer systems and are now demanding about $100,000 to restore the data, despite once likening the payoff as “rewarding bank robbers for robbing banks.”...
18:39 2019-05-25

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....
10:00 2019-05-23

Yellowstone officials warn visitors not to approach bison after man tries to pet one A man who learned over a railing to pet a bison demonstrated “an incredible lack of judgment and common sense,” park Superintendent Cam Sholly said.       ...
17:26 2019-08-08

Tornadoes touch down in Texas and Oklahoma as forecasters warn more could hit Tornadoes touched down on Monday in Texas and Oklahoma, where about 6 million people were facing the risk of twisters, hail and other severe weather, officials said....
19:01 2019-05-21

Unhatched birds can warn others of danger by vibrating shells Study finds developing chicks communicate with siblings when they hearalarm callsBaby seabirds that have not yet hatched communicate with their siblings in neighbouring eggs by vibrating their shells, scientists have discovered.A study of yellow-legged gulls revealed one of the most sophisticated kn...
17:26 2019-07-22

Google Maps Will Now Warn You About Natural Disasters in Your Area Google Maps can already route you around traffic and road closures, but now it will also be able to help you steer clear of areas affected by natural disasters....
23:13 2019-06-06

Cops warn animals at Disney World may have rabies It’s not just the parkgoers you have to worry about. Disney — which is currently dealing with the fallout from its Toontown throw-down in California — may have an even bigger problem on their hands in the Sunshine State, where a 60-day rabies alert was issued for an area near it...
10:00 2019-07-10

Officials Warn of Wasp ‘Super Nests’ in Alabama A colony can grow to be as big as a Volkswagen Beetle and can have 15,000 wasps. The last time scientists saw such an unusually high number of enormous nests was in 2006....
19:39 2019-06-30

'Meth-gators' - Police warn against flushing drugs Police in Tennessee have arrested a man after he reportedly tried to flush his drugs stash down the toilet - with police saying it could lead to "meth-gators" in Alabama....
17:00 2019-07-16

| Russia, China warn US over sending 1 000 new troops to the Gulf The US is "pumping up tensions" and could open "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after announcing it will deploy 1 000 more troops to the already volatile region, Russia and China have said....
09:39 2019-06-19

European powers warn on Iran nuclear deal Germany, France and Britain have called for "responsible" action to reduce tensions between Tehran and the United States. Iran has breached the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal by raising limits on uranium enrichment....
10:00 2019-07-15

Google Maps can now warn you about how crowded buses and trains are Google is updating its Maps app so you can see how full you local bus or train is when you're planning your commute.       ...
15:26 2019-06-28

UK is going backwards on climate change action, advisers warn The Committee on Committee Climate Change says UK is not preparing adequately for global warming impacts or meeting the challenge of its carbon emission targets...
09:13 2019-07-10

May to warn successors that no-deal Brexit threatens UK's future PM to deliver speech in Scotland on eve of Conservative leadership hustingsTheresa May is to warn her potential successors that a no-deal Brexit threatens the UK’s future, in her final speech in Scotland as prime minister.May will also unveil plans for a review into the role of Whitehall departments...
13:52 2019-07-03

| Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra....
18:39 2019-08-06

SpaceX satellites could blight the night sky, warn astronomers Elon Musk’s Starlink internet satellites ‘have no public consensus and may impair view of the cosmos’Mega constellations of human-made satellites could soon blight the view of the night sky, astronomers warned following the launch of Elon Musk’s Starlink probes last week.The first 60 of an intended ...
22:26 2019-05-28

Privacy campaigners warn of UK facial recognition 'epidemic' Investigation uncovers widespread use in museums and shopping centres Privacy campaigners have warned of an “epidemic” of facial recognition use in shopping centres, museums, conference centres and other private spaces around the UK.An investigation by Big Brother Watch (BBW), which tracks the use o...
23:26 2019-08-16

Instagram will warn about account takedowns, add new appeals process Instagram is boosting its content moderation appeals process and adding a new alert that will warn users who violate rules when their account is close to being deleted....
20:26 2019-07-19

Doctors warn of 'severe' symptoms when coming off antidepressants People seeking treatment for depression should be informed of potential "severe and long-lasting withdrawal symptoms" when coming off medication, say leading doctors....
17:39 2019-05-30

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his arms were red from an allergic reaction after he was...
15:00 2019-06-14

More than 600 U.S. companies warn Trump against imposing tariffs on China Over 600 American companies and business associations warned President Donald Trump that a trade war with China will hurt the United States, urging him to return to the negotiating table with its largest trading partner....
15:00 2019-06-14

UK, Germany Warn Citizens Not To Travel To Jammu And Kashmir The United Kingdom and Germany on Saturday asked their citizens to avoid all travel to Jammu and Kashmir a day after the government asked tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to "immediately" cut......
16:00 2019-08-03

Italy's warring coalition parties warn of government collapse The leaders of Italy's coalition partners the League and 5-Star Movement warned on Thursday the government could collapse following mutual recriminations over the election of the next European Commission president....
01:52 2019-07-19

Confronted by Drones, Monkeys Warn Comrades of Incoming 'Eagle' Researchers in Senegal recently flew drones in the vicinity of green monkeys to see how the primates might respond. Incredibly, the monkeys produced an instinctual alarm call consistent with an eagle sighting. Kinda makes sense—except for the fact that green monkeys aren’t threatened by eagles.Read ...
23:39 2019-05-28

AI, quantum computing and 5G could make criminals more dangerous than ever, warn police Law enforcement needs to be innovative and act now in order to keep face with near future criminal threats, warns 'Do criminals dream of electric sheep' paper....
17:26 2019-07-19

Detroit police warn of a possible serial killer after the deaths of three women The killer – a man – appears to be targeting sex workers in their 50s, Detroit's police chief says        ...
03:13 2019-06-06

Senate Republicans Warn White House Against Mexico Tariffs In a contentious meeting at the Capitol, Senate Republicans told senior White House officials that they are prepared to resist tariffs on Mexico if President Trump pushes forward....
00:13 2019-06-05

Heat Health: Doctors Warn About Dangers Of Rising Temperatures Doctors are issuing a warning about the dangers of the massive heat wave that’s sweeping across the United States. Dr. Baruch Fertel of the Cleveland Clinic says heat exhaustion symptoms, like lethargy, confusion and nausea, can potentially progress to heat stroke. “They are no longer sweating...
02:00 2019-07-20

Don't Say We Didn't Warn You: China's Latest Salvo At United States China's Communist Party newspaper warned the United States on Wednesday that the country was ready to use rare earths to strike back in their bitter trade war, saying in an extremely strongly worded......
06:39 2019-05-29

Transport for London will collect Wi-Fi data to warn you about delays on the Tube From July 8, Transport for London (TfL) will begin using Wi-Fi data from mobile devices to analyze the flow of passengers through Underground stations, helping predict delays and congestion.TfL has been quick to dispel any privacy worries, noting that all data will be depersonalized so you can'...
16:52 2019-05-22

G20 finance chiefs to warn of trade risks, differ on how 'pressing' Global trade tensions threaten an expected pick-up in economic growth this year and in 2020, a draft communique by the world's financial leaders showed on Saturday, but the policymakers were divided on whether the need to resolve them was "pressing"....
02:26 2019-06-09

Scientists warn polar bear encounters on the rise in Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska scientists say the chances of a polar bear encounter have increased after research reveals the bears are arriving on shore earlier and staying on land longer, a report said. Scientists at the US Geological Survey found changes in sea ice habitat have coincided with evidenc...
02:13 2019-08-12

UK, Australia, Germany Warn Citizens Not To Travel To Jammu And Kashmir Australia, Germany and the United Kingdom on Saturday asked their citizens to avoid all travel to Jammu and Kashmir, a day after the government asked tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to......
00:26 2019-08-04

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN agency heads declared on Monday that we now stand “in the middle of a global measles crisis”....
19:00 2019-05-21

Foreign countries warn citizens about traveling to the US because of mass shootings Venezuela, Uruguay and Japan have warned their citizens about traveling to the United States after this weekend's mass shootings.       ...
19:00 2019-08-06

U.S. dollar stores warn of tariff hit after reporting upbeat sales Two of America's largest dollar store chains warned on Thursday that rising tariffs due to escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing would hit U.S. shoppers, after reporting strong quarterly sales that sent their shares up about 6%....
22:26 2019-05-30

'Alter your course': Audio of moment Iranians warn UK-flagged tanker New audio has been released of both the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and the HMS Montrose giving instructions to a British-flagged tanker before it was "illegally" seized by Tehran....
12:13 2019-07-21

| Portugal firefighters control wildfires, but warn of strong winds Portuguese firefighters have been cautiously optimistic that they have largely controlled a massive wildfire in a central region where dozens of people were killed in huge blazes in 2017, but warned that strong winds could cause the remaining flames to spread....
20:13 2019-07-22

China Said to Warn India of Reverse Sanctions if Huawei Is Blocked China has told India not to block its Huawei Technologies from doing business in the country, warning there could be consequences for Indian firms operating in China, Reuters sources said....
17:52 2019-08-06

All new electrified cars must emit noise to warn pedestrians from July News 6 Jun, 2019 New EU rules will require all new electric and hybrid vehicles to be fitted with an Acoustic Vehicle Alert System from July onwards...
01:13 2019-06-07

US rollback of protected areas risks emboldening others, scientists warn Trump slashed size of two protected wilderness areasPace of rollbacks for development projects acceleratingAmerica’s reputation as an international conservation leader is under threat in the wake of unprecedented rollbacks, according to the most comprehensive effort yet to track the erosion of prote...
23:13 2019-05-30

Facebook failed to warn users they were at risk of data breach Facebook has been accused of letting down its users after a significant data breach last year.The social media giant did not provide users with enough warning that their Facebook accounts could be compromised and their data stolen due to security flaws in its sign-on system, a new lawsuit has said.F...
17:52 2019-08-16

NYPD blasts proposal to warn kids on gang database A new City Council bill would force cops to warn kids when they’ve been added to the department’s controversial database of suspected gang members — but NYPD brass said Thursday it would devastate ongoing criminal investigations. “Including a qualifying individual in the database is a le...
23:39 2019-06-27

Lawmakers warn U.S. may pass debt ceiling sooner than expected Revenues at the U.S. Treasury Department have so far fallen short of projections, leading to fears the United States may breach its debt ceiling far sooner than first expected, a new analysis shows....
20:13 2019-07-10

‘Don’t flush your drugs m’kay’: police warn of the possibility of ‘meth-gators’ Tennessee officials fear that animals living in sewage treatment ponds could ingest drugs that have been disposed of improperlyPolice in Tennessee are warning residents to stop flushing methamphetamine, the drug more commonly known as “meth”, down the toilet for fear that alligators in the sewage sy...
10:13 2019-07-17

Tory hustings: Johnson and Hunt warn of Brexit failure Boris Johnson has said would it be "folly" to rule out suspending parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit, as leadership rival Jeremy Hunt warned that the winner of the contest could serve the shortest premiership in history if they fail to take Britain out of the EU....
23:26 2019-06-27

Pompeii ruins 'hiding 10 unexploded WW2 bombs,' archaeologists warn At least 10 unexploded bombs dropped by the Allies during World War II are believed to be near the ruins of Pompeii, archaeologists warn, according to a local report...
00:39 2019-07-09

Muslim pilgrims descend on Mecca for haj, Saudis warn against politics Hundreds of thousands of white-clad pilgrims, many gripping umbrellas to ward off Saudi Arabia's blistering summer sun, descended on Mecca this week ahead of the annual haj....
11:52 2019-08-08

Google Maps will now warn you about crowded trains and late buses Public transportation is the circulatory system of any urban area, and it’s a better choice for the planet than driving your own vehicle. But let’s face it: no one wants to deal with late buses and crowded subways. Now Google wants to warn you about these hassles. An update to Google Maps rolling ou...
04:13 2019-06-28

China Summons Tech Giants to Warn Against Cooperating With Trump Ban Chinese officials told the companies there would be dire consequences if they cut sales or pulled production from China, people familiar with the meetings said....
08:39 2019-06-08

OPP and MNRF warn residents after reported bear sightings in Midland Southern Georgian Bay OPP and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) are warning residents about bears after an adult black bear and cub were spotted in Midland in the early morning hours of Friday....
03:26 2019-06-15

Senior Tories warn Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit Probable PM told he is on collision course with parliament unless he drops hardline agendaBoris Johnson has been put on notice by rebel Conservatives that he will not survive long as prime minister unless he drops his no-deal Brexit agenda, as he stands on the brink of entering Downing Street.Johnso...
22:26 2019-07-22

Flood victims in Siberia complain authorities failed to warn them Russian residents of the Siberian region of Irkutsk devastated by a fatal flood have accused the authorities of failing to give them adequate warning that could have helped save lives and avert damage....
18:26 2019-07-02

Parliamentary workload, marathon voting could kill someone someday, MPs warn Winnipeg MP Kevin Lamoureux says he thinks it's only a matter of time before someone dies after being forced to stay awake for 30 hours or more for a marathon voting session....
21:39 2019-07-14

Northern Virginia health officials warn of possible measles exposures Northern Virginia health departments are working to identify people who may have come in contact with someone infected with measles in one of three separate locations from June 2 to June 4....
20:39 2019-06-06

How experts say you can fix your credit over time So your credit rating is horrible. Over the years, you used credit recklessly. You paid bills late. You didn’t keep track of cumulative card debt — or what it was doing to your creditworthiness. The good news is you can fix your credit, regulators and card specialists say, but it will take a long-te...
15:13 2019-07-14

How to manage your money, according to the experts fizkes/Getty When it comes to learning how to manage your money, there are some basic guidelines anyone who wants to build wealth should follow. You can avoid debt by bringing in more money than you spend each month, and start to build wealth by setting up automatic transfers into a high-yield savi...
01:13 2019-06-24

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...
14:13 2019-07-06

Goldman Sachs and UBS execs warn: Markets are 'overpricing' Fed rate cuts The financial markets are getting too far ahead on expectations for potential for Federal Reserve rate cuts, according to a pair of top global bankers at UBS and Goldman Sachs....
06:13 2019-06-06

Health officials warn of possible measles exposure at Dulles International Airport Health officials in northern Virginia are warning the public about potential exposure to measles after a child in the region contracted the illness.        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

'Don't say we didn't warn you:' Chinese state media issues ominous warning to US As Beijing threatens the United States with the possibility of a rare earths export ban amid rising trade tensions, Chinese state media has sent an ominously worded warning to Washington: "Don't say we didn't warn you."...
07:13 2019-05-30

At least 6 Philadelphia officers wounded in shootout; police warn of active scene A dramatic shootout in Philadelphia stretched on for hours into the night Wednesday as six officers were shot -- and two officers and three hostages were later freed, apparently unhurt....
05:52 2019-08-15

Europeans Warn of Formal Complaint Against Iran, a Threat to Nuclear Deal The foreign ministers of France, Germany and Britain called on Iran to return to full compliance “without delay” and moved closer to filing a formal complaint, a step that could collapse the accord....
01:13 2019-07-10

Sahel crisis reaching unprecedented levels, warn top UN humanitarian officials Repeated and increasingly sophisticated armed attacks in the Sahel and food shortages linked to last year’s severe drought, have reached unprecedented levels, putting the future of a “whole generation” at stake, three top UN humanitarian officials said on Wednesday. ...
15:39 2019-05-21

Indonesian women suffering 'epidemic' of domestic violence, activists warn Marital rape not being prosecuted enough, campaigners say, in a country where women face growing harassmentActivists have warned of an “epidemic” of sexual harassment and violence against women in Indonesia, in the wake of two recent cases of horrific domestic abuse.In one incident, a man in Jakarta...
10:52 2019-07-18

Officials warn people of harmful algae in New Jersey’s largest lake Get out of the water! A harmful green algae is growing in New Jersey’s largest lake — causing flu-like symptoms and rashes, according to an alarming report Friday. Environmental officials are now warning folks to avoid Lake Hopatcong’s toxic tide — and not to eat the fish caught in the w...
21:26 2019-06-28

Indoor carbon dioxide levels could be a health hazard, scientists warn CO2 in bedrooms and offices may affect cognition and cause kidney and bone problemsIndoor levels of carbon dioxide could be clouding our thinking and may even pose a wider danger to human health, researchers say.While air pollutants such as tiny particles and nitrogen oxides have been the subject of...
19:26 2019-07-08

She died of flesh-eating bacteria after a beach trip. Now her family wants to warn others Lynn Fleming's son and daughter-in-law want to raise awareness about the bacteria that killed the 77-year-old Florida woman.        ...
23:52 2019-07-01

Plans to ‘hack Earth’s weather’ could start World War 3, scientists warn Climate change may end up causing World War 3 if individual countries start to try and save themselves by hacking the weather with a process called geoengineering....
16:52 2019-06-14

Police warn of hot car dangers after child found dead outside Tennessee store It is not known where the parents or guardians of the child were while temperatures crept toward 90 or how long the child was left in the car.        ...
02:52 2019-08-10

Packs of wolf-dogs could wipe out wolves in Europe, scientists warn Europe's population of wolf-dog hybrids is growing. In a new paper, scientists warn packs of wolf-dogs could soon erase the genetic identify of wolves....
23:26 2019-05-23

Iran is playing a 'dangerous game' by testing the red lines, analysts warn Iran is pushing boundaries amid rising tensions in the Gulf, but U.S. President Donald Trump has so far not been "compelled" to retaliate militarily, according to analysts — however that could change if some red lines are crossed....
10:52 2019-07-23

Venezuela, Uruguay, Japan warn citizens about traveling to the US because of mass shootings Venezuela, Uruguay and Japan have warned their citizens about traveling to the United States after this weekend's mass shootings.       ...
23:52 2019-08-06

Lawmakers warn doctored videos pose national security threat WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers and experts are warning that videos altered with artificial intelligence software pose a threat to national security and the 2020 U.S. election. The technology uses facial mapping and artificial intelligence to produce videos — known as “deep fakes” — that app...
17:13 2019-06-13

Hundreds of sharks snarled by plastic in the world's oceans, scientists warn New research suggest previous studies have underestimated the number of sharks and rays entangled in plastic. The problem is likely much worse than scientists realized....
15:13 2019-07-05

An ‘Unprecedented’ Early Summer Heatwave Grips Europe as Scientists Warn More Are on the Way An intense early summer heatwave has hit Europe, igniting a huge wildfire in northeast Spain and breaking temperature records in France and Germany –– less than a year after the region’s last extreme heatwave. Temperatures are expected to break 104°F in much of western Europe, ...
19:26 2019-06-27

Cybersecurity officials warn state and local agencies (again) to fend off ransomware Enlarge / Georgia State Police and Capitol Police had their laptops taken offline by ransomware in the latest of many attacks on state and local government agencies. (credit: Scott Olson / Getty Images) Yesterday, the Georgia Department of Public Safety revealed that laptop computers in state poli...
17:52 2019-07-31

Scientists warn that 'storm chasers' are hurting research and causing danger The art and science of “storm chasing” was once a niche pastime involving a few meteorologists and researchers with a car, a long-lens camera, and a hypothesis to determine. But a combination of Tinseltown and technology has turned it into something of a mainstream, anyone-can-do craft with deadly c...
20:26 2019-06-04

Big Tech is destroying America’s press industry, warn lawmakers and journalists Big Tech companies such as Google, Facebook and Apple are destroying the economic model that underpins the U.S. press industry, warn lawmakers and journalists....
23:00 2019-06-11

FBI agents warn domestic terrorism poses 'threat to the American people' The FBI Agents Association on Tuesday demanded that members of Congress codify domestic terrorism as a federal crime, warning it poses “a threat to the American people and our democracy.”“Acts of violence intended to intimidate civilian populations or to influence or affect government policy should ...
22:39 2019-08-06

Millions Of Jellyfish Headed To Israel's Coast, Lifeguards Warn Swimmers Millions of jellyfish are headed toward Israel's coast on their nearly annual pilgrimage, and thousands have clogged the filters of a southern power station. Locals and visitors are already reporting......
04:26 2019-07-06

Burying pet rabbits in gardens could spread deadly virus, vets warn While comforting to children, practice may help circulate rabbit virus RVHD2 Burying dead pet rabbits in the garden is a sad, but consoling childhood ritual that many adults recall with fondness. No longer: rabbit owners are being warned that garden burials may be helping to spread a deadly virus ac...
20:39 2019-05-31

Sleeping babies at risk of dying in car seats when used incorrectly, doctors warn A decade-long study of sleep-related deaths in infants has found that in more than 90 percent of cases involving car seats, the safety devices were not being used as directed....
18:26 2019-05-22

Christian rightwing figures warn abortion fight could lead to civil war Wave of extreme bans appears to have amped up predictions by magazines and politicians that abortion is cause of coming conflictProminent figures on the Christian right in the US ranging from religious magazines to authors to elected politicians have warned that the fight over abortion rights could ...
09:26 2019-05-26

Teacher allegedly threatened to ‘shoot up’ school, had signal to warn some colleagues An elementary school teacher in North Carolina threatened to “shoot up” her school — and plotted a secret message to warn colleagues before she was to open fire, authorities said. Kristen Michelle Thompson, 38, abruptly resigned from her position at Pathways Elementary School on Friday after teacher...
23:00 2019-05-22

Anti-vaxx movement for pets is a ‘death sentence,’ vets warn The anti-vaccination movement has gone to the dogs — prompting concerned veterinarians to warn pet owners are sentencing their pups “to death.” Vets around the country say they are seeing increased cases of pet owners influenced by anti-vaccination rhetoric shun inoculation against dange...
03:26 2019-05-23

Business groups warn Trump's new tariffs on Mexico jeopardize USMCA The nation's leading business trade associations warned that President's Trump's decision to slap tariffs on Mexico to force it to halt mass immigration into the United States could backfire and undermine a key policy goal of the administration: passage of the U.S.–Mexico–Canada Agreement on trade. ...
21:52 2019-05-31

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget Brennan, the special narcotics prosecutor — also te...
09:00 2019-05-23

Oil ETFs are tanking—here's how experts say to play them Oil ETFs are tanking on renewed trade war worries. Dave Nadig of ETF.com and Kevin O'Leary of O'Shares ETFs join 'ETF Edge' to discuss what they're watching and how they'd trade the ETFs....
03:39 2019-08-06

Are Onions and Garlic Healthy? Here’s What Experts Say Garlic and onions are staples for many home cooks. But do these plants actually add any health benefits to your dishes? Or are they purely for flavor? People who try to eat colorful fruits and vegetables in order to get a wide range of vitamins and minerals may think that pale foods like onions and ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Here’s what experts say mobile gaming will look like in 2020 Even though mobile gaming has a ways to go before it's just like playing on a desktop or console, it's inching closer every year - and it might grow in leaps and bounds in 2020. Why? AAA publishers are getting good at translating their AAA franchises to mobile, but the onset of 5G and...
23:13 2019-06-18

Should You Use a VPN for Internet Privacy? That Depends, Experts Say It’s safe to say that plenty of the shenanigans you get up to online are being tracked, logged, or monitored by someone. Whether it’s an advertiser getting your attention based on the window shopping you did during Prime Day, Facebook suggesting friends for you based on your interactions...
18:00 2019-07-31

Signs they don't want a second date, according to experts Avoid staring at your phone after your first date, instead learn the signs telling you they aren't interested in a second one!        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

Ask the experts: are we unnecessarily afraid of chemicals? We asked what you wanted to know about toxic exposure and put your questions to Dr Leonardo TrasandeHave a question about pesticides, persistent chemicals or heavy metals? Ask the expertsHow can we stop the public from being unnecessarily afraid of chemicals? Continue reading......
14:13 2019-06-29

Experts say blackout in Argentina should have been limited As authorities in Argentina try to figure out why electricity surged on a transmission line and touched off a massive blackout covering three nations, experts say power companies should have spotted the problem and taken action to limit the outage....
00:52 2019-06-19

Experts caution against recession indicator A geeky recession indicator that blared red on Wednesday — freaking out Wall Street and Main Street alike — might be broken, economists say. On Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 800 points — marking its worst dip all year — after a rare inversion of Treasury market yields sounded a...
12:39 2019-08-16

Ask the experts: Do we need to watch out for glyphosate in food? We asked what you wanted to know about toxic exposure and put your questions to Dr Leonardo TrasandeHave a question about pesticides, persistent chemicals or heavy metals? Ask the expertsDo we need to watch out for glyphosate in food? Continue reading......
09:26 2019-06-28

The Zika Virus Is Still a Threat. Here’s What Experts Know. The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countries....
21:52 2019-07-02

'A decisive moment' — Here's what experts are saying about the EU elections Europeans showed belief in the EU project, experts claimed Monday, despite long-dominant centrist parties losing ground to euroskeptic and nationalist opponents in the EU elections....
16:26 2019-05-27

Prison experts reveal exactly what they would have done with Epstein Even before his first suspected suicide attempt last month, Jeffrey Epstein was perhaps the most vulnerable man in the federal jail system: a wealthy and well-known financier accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls....
16:39 2019-08-11

Snoop Dogg shares 'nasty' Gascoigne post to warn of alcohol abuse Snoop Dogg has been criticised for posting pictures of himself and former footballer Paul Gascoigne on Instagram to illustrate the negative effects of alcohol compared to cannabis....
19:39 2019-06-27

‘Complacency’ a factor in stagnating global vaccination rates, warn UN health chiefs More than one in 10 children – almost 20 million worldwide – failed to receive potentially lifesaving vaccines in 2018, the UN said on Monday, citing obstacles including conflict, cost and complacency. ...
20:52 2019-07-15

Teen boys can have eating disorders focused on muscle gain, doctors warn Eating disorders among teen boys are often characterized by eating too much protein, rigid restriction of carbs and fats, and cycling between periods of overconsumption and calorie cutting in an effort to build muscle, according to doctors....
04:13 2019-06-09

| European powers warn Iran nuclear deal could collapse, urge talks The European signatories to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers have warned that the landmark pact could fall apart, as they called for the resumption of dialogue amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran....
19:00 2019-07-15

‘When friends fight, foes feast’: House Democrats warn of fallout from disunity The acrimony from the border bill lingers as Democrats face decisions on military spending, minimum wage and funds for Homeland Security, a test for Pelosi’s authority....
11:00 2019-07-08

Huawei ban threatens U.S. national security, tech companies warn Trump administration U.S. technology companies have told the Commerce Department that the Trump administration’s ban on selling to the Chinese tech giant Huawei could significantly harm their bottom lines and might damage their ability to develop new technological innovations, including those needed by the U.S. military...
04:00 2019-06-08

Doctors Warn That Inaccurate At-Home Cancer Screenings Are Causing Misguided Panic Medical tests can be scary and expensive, so providing someone the option to non-invasively and more affordably find out if they are at risk for cancer from the comfort of their home is an enticing offer. But doctors are pointing out that these at-home kits aren’t always accurate, and patients are c...
23:00 2019-07-22

El Paso Police Warn of Active Shooting Incident Near Local Mall [UPDATING] The El Paso Police Department in Texas has warned of an active shooter incident near the Cielo Vista Mall and is asking local residents to stay away from the area....
20:39 2019-08-03

Trump instructed top aide to call China to warn more tariffs were coming: sources As a tense meeting with top advisers on China trade talks ended, President Donald Trump turned to trade adviser Robert Lighthizer and told him to call China to warn that new tariffs were coming, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
00:52 2019-08-03

Extreme ice melt in Greenland threatens coastal communities across the world, scientists warn Greenland is the biggest contributor to sea level rise, which threatens to destroy property value in coastal regions, displace residents and eventually impact global markets....
21:13 2019-08-01

House Dems warn Omar in 'imminent danger' after Trump rally chants House Democrats erupted in fury Thursday over President Donald Trump’s attacks on freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar at his reelection rally, fearful that crowd chants of “send her back” have personally endangered her and her family. Senior Democrats are now calling for authorities to evaluate security for Om...
22:26 2019-07-18

Daylesford cries fowl: locals warn of Instagram backlash if geese relocated Council in Victorian town to vote whether to re-home birds popular on social media, following reports of ‘intimidating’ behaviour A plan to relocate a flock of domestic geese in the Victorian tourist town of Daylesford has drawn concern from some local tourism operators, who say the geese are a popu...
08:52 2019-07-16

Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach: court filing Facebook users suing the world's largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign-on tool, even though it protected its employees, a court filing on Thursday showed....
16:39 2019-08-16

Centrists warn of 'slippery slope' after Democrats skirt rules to fund agenda A group of moderates is calling out House Democratic leaders for blowing past the caucus’s own budget rules to pay for its agenda, a sign of strain among the resurgent fiscal-hawk wing of the party.The Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on Wednes...
23:26 2019-06-05

Part-worn tyres putting motorists’ lives at risk, councils warn News 18 May, 2019 Nearly half of part-worn tyres being sold in some areas are illegal, putting drivers’ lives at risk, councils have warned...
15:00 2019-05-21

In rare showing, Northern Ireland lawmakers unite to warn against no-deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with the five fractious parties of Northern Ireland — a nation so split that its gridlocked assembly hasn’t convened since January 2017....
18:39 2019-07-31

'Dangerous to an unprecedented degree': Psychiatrists warn Congress that Trump incites violence Mental health experts warned in an online event meant to convince Congress and the public Tuesday that President Trump incited his followers to violence, with one psychiatrist comparing Trump's rallies to those of Adolf Hitler....
03:13 2019-07-24

Whaley Bridge latest: Dam explorers risk injury and becoming trapped, warn firefighters After more than 1,500 people were evacuated from the town since August 1, Derbyshire Police said stability of the dam wall at Toddbrook Reservoir had been achieved at 1pm on August 7 and people could return to their homes....
05:26 2019-08-17

Johnson rules out Farage pact as Tory rivals warn against early election Boris Johnson ruled out a general election alliance with the Brexit Party as he and Jeremy Hunt used the final Tory leadership hustings to dismiss the idea of calling another snap national poll....
03:00 2019-07-18

GOP rep unveils bill to implement DNA testing at border, as officials warn of ‘child recycling’ As the Trump administration speaks out on the problem of child trafficking at the southern border, one Texas lawmaker is responding with a bill that would administer DNA tests to migrants who arrive in the U.S. claiming to be with family members. ...
17:00 2019-07-22

Fire officials warn water bottles left in hot cars can start fires TUCSON – While sounding a bit odd, fire officials warn that water bottles left inside hot cars can possibly start a fire. A popular video online shows how a water bottle can cause a fire. Jessica Nolte with Tucson Fire Department explains how it happens “Imagine it’s like a magnify...
13:26 2019-08-17

Carbon pollution import tax proposed by Biden and Inslee would be unworkable, economists warn Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Jay Inslee both took a shot at China and other heavy-polluting countries this week by releasing climate change plans that would tax imports of carbon-intensive goods....
08:52 2019-06-07

U.S. refiners warn Trump: Mexico tariffs could result in higher fuel prices U.S. refiners warned the Trump administration that tariffs on imports from Mexico could deliver a punishing blow to refiners and raise the cost of gasoline just as the U.S. driving season kicks into high gear, according to sources familiar with the discussions....
02:26 2019-06-06

Don’t believe the hype — experts say wellness beers, wine are BS When it comes to running, Adam Marsh is “always open to the latest and greatest,” the 46-year-old tells The Post. From donning silly-looking minimalist running shoes to ripping shots of beet juice in the morning to rev his endurance, Marsh, who lives in Soho, is game for anything that might give him...
05:52 2019-06-12

Relax, experts say it's at least a decade before you can buy a self-driving vehicle Experts in the auto and tech industries say the challenges of perfecting self-driving vehicles will keep autonomous vehicles from taking off anytime soon, according to a J.D. Power survey....
00:26 2019-08-01

A rip current at the beach can be deadly, but experts say you can escape by doing this At least 100 people are killed by rip currents every year. Here's what you need to know about how to spot them and what to do if you're caught.        ...
21:39 2019-06-19

Broken bee? Spelling experts say tougher words are out there The Scripps National Spelling Bee suffered a body blow when eight kids ended up co-champions because they were simply too accomplished to stumble over any of the words Scripps threw at them....
02:13 2019-06-01

Zika Is Still a Threat. Here Is What Public Health Experts Know. The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countries....
21:00 2019-07-02

Ask the experts: do the plastic linings of tin food cans contain BPA? We asked you what you wanted to know about your own toxic exposure and put your questions to Dr Leonardo TrasandeHave a question about pesticides, persistent chemicals or heavy metals? Ask the expertsDo the plastic linings of tin cans still contain BPA? I buy glass jars of organic beans/chickpeas/ch...
18:39 2019-06-27

4 reasons to go multicloud according to tech experts. Do you agree? Using multiple cloud service providers offers companies advantages such as flexibility, cost savings, and and avoiding vendor lock-in. Do you agree? We want to know....
17:52 2019-05-22

Do the Women of Big Little Lies Have a Case? We Asked the Experts The final episode of season 2 of Big Little Lies, airing on July 21, has a lot of questions left to answer. But the biggest one viewers expect the hit HBO show to address is this: Will the titular “big little lie” blow up the lives of Madeline (Reese Witherspoon), Celeste (Nicole Kidman)...
15:13 2019-07-20

Experts believe Aladdin may actually be based on a real person Genies and flying carpets may still be up for debate, but experts now believe that “Aladdin” could actually be based on a real person. “A lot of new research being done about the man behind Aladdin,” says Arafat A. Razzaque, researcher at Cambridge University’s Centre of Isla...
09:26 2019-05-24

Experts: Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets The Associated Press has identified a phantom LinkedIn profile that appears to use an artificially generated face, and experts say its activity is typical of espionage efforts on the professional networking site...
02:13 2019-06-13

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January’s inauguration of opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi as president. The experts monitoring U.N. sanctions against Congo said in a report to t...
03:00 2019-06-14

Experts weigh in on 2019 Wildfire season TUCSON-The Department of Forestry and Fire Management says just last week they had nearly 20 active wildfires burning throughout Arizona. As of Monday, Coronado National Forest put their fire risk at high. They have also deployed additional firefighters to prepare them for what could be a busy wildf...
06:00 2019-06-18

San Francisco vape ban could hinder war on tobacco, say UK experts US and British officials at odds over whether e-cigarettes boost smoking or help to quitSan Francisco’s ban on sales of e-cigarettes could set back the war on smoking, according to public health experts in the UK who are doing everything they can to promote vaping as a way to quit.As shopkeepers in ...
11:26 2019-06-29

Experts question legality of India’s changes in Kashmir Experts question legality of methods used by India’s Hindu-nationalist government to revoke the special constitutional status of Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir state...
04:39 2019-08-07

Experts: Humpback whale in San Francisco Bay appears ill SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A humpback whale that has become an unusual presence in San Francisco Bay may be ill. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday that the humpback has remained in the waters near Alameda for more than two weeks. Biologists say the whale, which has been nicknamed “Allie,&#...
03:26 2019-06-17

Hemp textiles made in U.S. will take time, experts say The U.S. Constitution was written on hemp paper, and Betsy Ross's first American flag was made of hemp, but the road back to hemp fiber textiles grown in the USA will take a while, industry experts say....
10:26 2019-08-05

Maharashtra Flood Devastation Could Have Been Avoided, Say Experts Nearly 50 people have died in the floods in Western Maharashtra and over five lakh have been displaced in the past few days. What caused this devastation is now a matter of study. A report by the......
00:39 2019-08-15

Experts Say ‘How Much’ is the Wrong Way to Assess Screen Time Way back in the late 1990s—not long after home Internet use became widespread in the U.S.—researchers started turning up links between time spent on computers and poor mental health. A 1998 study in the journal CyberPsychology and Behavior found heavy internet use—defined as 38 hou...
15:39 2019-05-29

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on Friday....
14:52 2019-06-14

Defence Sector Allocation Must Be Raised By At Least One-Third: Experts India Budget 2019: Experts believe the defence industry is looking for a signal that the Defence Ministry is serious about catalysing the development of new indigenous technology....
10:39 2019-07-02

Bipolar: Experts urge better initial care Specialists reveal that people with bipolar disorder have to wait for a long time for a diagnosis, and that they fail to receive appropriate initial care....
22:26 2019-06-27

Methed-up gators and ducks and geese: Tennessee police warn against flushing drugs down the toilet A Tennessee police department urged residents not to flush drugs down the toilet, citing fears that wildlife could get "hyped up on meth."        ...
18:00 2019-07-16

Uruguay, Venezuela warn citizens about traveling to US in wake of El Paso, Dayton mass shootings ruguay and Venezuela are now warning their citizens to take precautions when traveling to the U.S. and to avoid cities like Detroit and Baltimore – which they deem some of the “most dangerous in the world” – following the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio this past weekend....
16:26 2019-08-06

Public fear Britain has descended into lawlessness due to knife crime, five ex-Met Police chiefs warn The public fear Britain has descended into lawlessness because of spiralling knife and drug crime and have lost faith in policing, former Scotland Yard bosses have warned....
08:26 2019-07-05

Apple Watch will be able to track menstrual cycles and warn about loud noise and hearing loss Apple unveiled period tracking and health hearing apps, among other health-related updates, Monday at the company's annual developers conference....
21:26 2019-06-03

Tennessee police warn of ‘meth gators,’ urge drug users not to flush their stashes If you’re a meth user in Loretto, Tennessee, local law enforcement would very much like for you to stop, and when you do, please don’t ditch your stash by flushing it down the toilet. That’s the message the Loretto Police Department is sending out in a Facebook post describing a re...
19:26 2019-07-15

Automakers warn Trump against emissions freeze, urge California to return to negotiating table Seventeen major automobile manufacturers urged President Donald Trump to establish a national standard for fuel economy and resume talks with California to avoid conflict over emissions regulations....
08:26 2019-06-07

Business groups warn new Trump China tariffs threat hurts ability to plan President Trump’s threat to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods has hurt businesses' ability to plan, trade groups say, even though the tariffs are at least four weeks away and trade talks are ongoing....
10:52 2019-08-03

Hundreds of migrant children held in unsafe conditions at Texas facility, lawyers warn Lawyers warn of ‘inhumanity’ – kids taking care of kids, inadequate food, water and sanitation at Border Patrol stationA two-year-old boy locked in detention wants to be held all the time. A few girls, ages 10 to 15, say they’ve been doing their best to feed and soothe the clingy toddler who was han...
19:52 2019-06-21

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill....
16:13 2019-05-21

After scuffles, Hong Kong police warn protesters to refrain from violence, leave scene Hong Kong police appealed to protesters on Saturday to refrain from violence and leave the area after scuffles in the town of Sheung Shui, where thousands of demonstrators had converged earlier in the day to protest against mainland Chinese traders....
17:13 2019-07-13

Marine who used classified info to warn of Afghan insider attack should be reinstated, board finds A Marine Corps reserve officer who leaked classified information to warn fellow troops about an insider attack should be allowed to continue serving, a military panel has determined....
01:26 2019-08-17

Tennessee police warn flushing drugs could create hyper-aggressive ‘meth-gators’ NBC NEWS – A police department in Loretto, Tennessee, is asking residents to refrain from flushing drugs, such as methamphetamine, down the toilet to prevent “meth-gators.” In the Facebook post, the Loretto Police Department wrote that on Saturday, officers executed a search warran...
06:13 2019-07-17

Methed-up gators and ducks and geese, oh my! Tennessee police warn against flushing drugs down the toilet A Tennessee police department urged residents not to flush drugs down the toilet, citing fears that wildlife could get "hyped up on meth."        ...
07:26 2019-07-16

Florida health officials warn of rabies in Disney World's Epcot theme park Health officials in Florida have issued a 60-day rabies alert for an area surrounding Disney World’s popular Epcot theme park, urging tourists and residents to avoid “stray dogs” and other wildlife. ...
19:52 2019-07-10

Hong Kong protests: China military breaks silence to warn unrest should not be tolerated Chinese military garrison chief in Hong Kong says army is determined to protect China’s sovereignty, stoking fears of interventionThe head of the Chinese army in Hong Kong has spoken on the protests for the first time, saying the unrest has “seriously threatened the life and safety” of the people an...
08:39 2019-08-01

Mexico budget cuts hit patient care and delay kids' surgeries, doctors warn Mexico's hospitals are reeling under steep budget cuts by the country's new government, with surgery delays for children, reductions in testing and staffing shortages, hospital directors said on Friday, fanning anger over President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's austerity measures....
07:39 2019-05-25

U.S. to Probe France's Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine ways to tax the internet economy....
10:52 2019-07-11

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new book explains...
13:13 2019-06-23

A digital 'dress' sold for $9,500 Ever bought clothes primarily to impress your online friends? Now you might just get the chance to buy clothes that exist solely online. Dutch startup The Fabricant, Dapper Labs and artist Johanna Jaskowska recently sold a digital dress, Iridescence,......
03:00 2019-05-28

Wi-Fi 6 and 5G crucial for digital transformation The fifth generation of cellular technology (5G) and the sixth generation of Wi-Fi networking technology (Wi-Fi 6) will complement each other and will be game changers for digital transformation, according to an industry expert.Speaking to TechRadar Middle East, Alaa ElShimy, Managing Director and V...
11:13 2019-06-23

How to Vanquish Your Digital Addiction Analog Week is a strange concept for me. As Lifehacker’s senior technology editor, I’m glued to a screen for most of my day. I’d love to just throw all my gadgets into a drawer and lock them up for a week, but that would be impractical for my job. I would also have no idea how to get anywhere (as I’...
17:26 2019-06-11

Don’t trust advice from streaming ‘health’ films, experts say Pass the popcorn — and a tinfoil hat. So-called health documentaries promoting sketchy science, snake-oil remedies and dangerous conspiracies are finding a home on popular streaming services — and alarming public-health experts. “The propagation of pseudoscience undermines valid science,” says Dr. D...
03:39 2019-06-11

Break taboo around menstruation, act to end ‘disempowering’ discrimination, say UN experts A group of seven United Nations rights experts issued a clarion call on Tuesday to break the taboo around menstrual health for women and girls that persists in many parts of the world and take concrete action to end “disempowering” discrimination....
18:13 2019-05-21

Cyberattack that cost Baltimore $18M a mystery after experts eye NSA link Weeks after Baltimore fell victim to ransomware known as "RobbinHood," government officials and intelligence agencies don't have a clear picture of exactly what -- or who -- caused the crippling cyberattack....
13:00 2019-06-10

Oil at $100? Experts predict where crude could go if an Iran conflict breaks out In an area responsible for the shipment of one-third of the world's seaborne oil, just how high could military confrontation send the price of crude?...
10:52 2019-06-06

Americans are more in debt than ever and experts say 'money disorders' may be to blame "Money disorder" is an umbrella term for reoccurring issues people have with money. They involve issues like compulsive buying, money hoarding and pathological gambling....
23:26 2019-08-16

Trump's idea for U.S. Census delay would be unprecedented -experts President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed an extraordinary delay to the 2020 census after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked his effort to add a citizenship question, but legal experts said such a move would violate the Constitution....
23:00 2019-06-27

1,000 fantasy football experts just held a draft. Here’s what you can learn. Results from the ninth installment of the Scott Fish Bowl league show that, when it comes to these players, the public is out of step with the fantasy industry's latest thinking....
13:13 2019-07-19

Experts From India, Pakistan To Meet On July 14: Pak Official Experts from India and Pakistan will meet on Sunday at the Wagah border to discuss the draft agreement for finalising the modalities of the Kartarpur corridor and related technical issues, Pakistan......
16:00 2019-07-11

Give Your Teenager a Credit Card? Some Financial Experts Say Yes Parents should monitor spending and explain how to pay the bill on time. A financial planner says teenagers should get a card. “We live in a credit-driven society.”...
16:39 2019-08-16

Experts split over Hatch Act after watchdog says can Kellyanne Conway The Hatch Act — formally known as An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities — aims to prevent executive branch staffers from engaging in partisan political activities aimed at influencing an election. But even election-law experts acknowledge that identifying what is and what isn’t a violati...
09:00 2019-06-14

Trump not doing enough to thwart Russian 2020 meddling, experts say Despite fears of cyber attacks, adequate funding and White House focus to counter any new election interference are laggingIntelligence warnings are growing that Russia will probably meddle in the 2020 elections, but Donald Trump and a powerful Senate ally are downplaying these concerns and not doin...
08:13 2019-05-27

Philippines slams 'unpardonable intrusions' by U.N. rights experts The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international investigation into killings linked to President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs....
10:52 2019-06-08

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdown on drugs in the Philippines....
11:26 2019-06-07

Stolen goods on Amazon? Shoppers won’t care, experts say NEW YORK — News of an alleged Amazon theft ring involving contract delivery drivers is unlikely to make a dent in the online shopping giant’s massive business. But it may make people more wary of letting deliveries into their house when they aren’t there — a nascent project from both Amazon and Walm...
18:39 2019-08-05

Automatic for the people? Experts predict how AI will transform the workplace As artificial intelligence is increasingly introduced into business, an expert panel – hosted by the Guardian – forecast how it will change our working livesWorkplaces should use automation technologies to enhance employees’ jobs rather than to replace humans, according to speakers at an event held ...
17:13 2019-07-18

Rory or the field? Our experts make their picks for The Open The majority of experts like Rory McIlroy to finish holding the Claret Jug. But a few other choices snuck in there, including Tommy Fleetwood's breakthrough moment....
14:39 2019-07-17

More people are giving CBD oil to their pets, but experts aren’t sure it’s safe "I can see potential for [treating] things like anxiety, arthritis or chronic pain... but we do need to do more research in the area," one expert said....
22:39 2019-07-08

Bumblebees affected by 2018 extreme UK weather, experts say Hot summer favoured some rare bees but the spring freeze led to a poor year for 24 species Last year’s weather extremes, from snowstorms to drought, led to a tough year for many of the UK’s bumblebees, conservationists have said.But several rare species which emerge late and love hot conditions had ...
12:13 2019-05-29

Oil just had its worst day in years—here's how experts are playing energy stocks Oil prices tanked Thursday after the Trump administration threatened further tariffs on Chinese goods, but some experts still see opportunity in the space....
22:52 2019-08-01

Over 1,200 health experts say pharmacare should be in federal election platforms They say comprehensive public medication programs have improved access and reduced costs everywhere they've been implemented and want to keep national pharmacare in Canada from becoming a partisan issue....
17:52 2019-08-16

Tesla surges on record Q2 deliveries—here's what experts are watching now Tesla's record production and delivery numbers for the second quarter impressed some, but not all. Here's what Wall Street experts are saying....
21:00 2019-07-03

Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets, experts find LONDON — Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into Washington’s political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who’s-who network of pundits and experts, from the centrist Brookings Institution to the right-wing Heritage Foundation. She was connected to a deputy assistan...
17:26 2019-06-13

Parents are experts at juggling. But here’s what happened the day I dropped the ball. I joked often that eventually the wheels would fall off this overscheduled wagon, yet I managed to always keep us on track. But an unexpected block of free time made me rethink things....
22:13 2019-06-07

Germany's forests on the verge of collapse, experts report Germany’s parched forests are nearing ecological collapse, foresters and researchers warn. More than 1 million established trees have died since 2018 as a result of drought, winter storms and bark beetle plagues....
13:26 2019-07-20

Experts fear deserted oil tanker off Yemen could explode ‘Floating bomb’ holding 1m oil barrels could create environmental disaster in Red Sea A deserted oil tanker described as a “floating bomb” that is currently anchored off the coast of war-torn Yemen has the potential to create an environmental disaster, according to experts.A byproduct of the battle ...
06:39 2019-07-23

UN experts urge probe of violations against Sudan protesters U.N. experts are concerned that Sudan is sliding into a "human rights abyss" in the aftermath of the Sudanese security forces' deadly break-up of the main protest sit-in in the capital, Khartoum....
16:00 2019-06-12

Jeffrey Epstein’s bail request likely to get shot down: experts Jeffrey Epstein may have millions of reasons why he should be released on bail — but a Manhattan judge is still likely to deny him his freedom at a hearing Monday, experts say. The convicted pedophile has offered to put up his $77 million Upper East Side home and private jet as collateral to guarant...
02:39 2019-07-15

'The UK is headed towards a cliff edge' – two experts on the economic outlook Two former members of Bank of England’s rate-setting committee on Britain’s prospectsRising risk of no-deal Brexit slows UK growth as pound slidesProfessor of economics at Dartmouth College in the US and member of the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee (MPC) from 2006-09 Continue reading......
19:00 2019-06-27

Dating experts offer tips for lovelorn singles over 50 Over 50, single and ready to mingle? Here are some online dating tips, profile pointers and meetup guidelines from experts who know how to get seniors back into the matchmaking game. Don’t fudge your profile photos “Authentic dating profiles get the best results, and in midlife, no one expects a six...
05:13 2019-07-25

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland they'd visited in virtual reality....
16:00 2019-07-13

OAS offers Canada a panel of experts to probe ‘genocide’ The head of the Organization of American States wants to create a panel of experts to investigate the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada, a problem that a Canadian report this week described as “genocide.”...
23:26 2019-06-04

Experts weigh in on Apple's private sign-in feature Apple's WWDC 2019 was full of announcements, but few of them garnered as big a cheer from the crowd as when Sign in with Apple was introduced. The feature, which lets people use their Apple IDs to sign up for sites and services on the web, is being t......
23:52 2019-06-04

"They Are Gods On TV": Sarfaraz Slams Ex-Cricketers Turned Experts Sarfaraz Ahmed has not only become an easy target for social media trolls but has been openly criticised by former cricketers following Pakistan's poor run at the World Cup 2019...
08:52 2019-06-23

7 secrets to booking cheaper flights, according to travel experts vovashevchuk/ iStock Booking travel can be easier and cheaper with some tricks of the trade. Clearing your computer cookies can help. Consider all of your expenses. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. If you're looking to take a trip, you probably know that one of the biggest hassles of ...
22:26 2019-05-21

South Bend cops warn of ‘mass exodus,’ as morale tanks over Buttigieg handling of shooting As South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg commands national attention with his media-savvy presidential bid, the firestorm back home over an officer-involved shooting shows no sign of settling soon -- with the mayor facing criticism not only from protesters but police who say his handling has crushed moral...
17:00 2019-07-22

Manhunt for Tennessee inmate wanted in correctional officer murder, cops warn he's 'extremely dangerous' A manhunt for an escaped Tennessee inmate wanted as a person of interest in the death of corrections employee continued Thursday as officials warned the public to stay vigilant as he is considered “extremely dangerous.” ...
21:26 2019-08-08

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare, humanitarian chiefs warn, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of disaster, with three million civilian lives at risk, including one million children....
05:52 2019-08-04

Colorado officials warn humans to not feed wildlife after mountain goats engaging in 'unnatural behaviors' "Do not feed wildlife" is a warning officials in Colorado have issued as mountain goats have been trying to cozy up with humans — a behavior deemed "unnatural."...
02:26 2019-07-10

Macron leads EU-wide minimum wage call as Merkel, Medvedev warn of global injustice  “Fundamental change” to the world of work – including an EU-wide minimum wage – is needed to address the growing gap between society’s haves and have-nots, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday. ...
19:39 2019-06-11

EU Regulators Scrutinize Digital-Ad Companies Digital-advertising companies are coming under pressure to make sure they don’t violate the European Union’s strict privacy rules when they share website visitors’ data with business partners....
19:39 2019-08-02

How to neutralize the digital threat you carry everywhere Your smartphone is your confidante, your hand-held connection to the world — and one of your biggest vulnerabilities.       ...
20:39 2019-08-17

Digital manufacturing: Agile, efficient Future-minded auto manufacturers know the potential of digital transformation, which is estimated to create $100 trillion in value across all industries over the next decade, according to the World Economic Forum....
08:00 2019-07-15

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
21:39 2019-05-22

J.D. Salinger’s Books Are Finally Going Digital (NEW YORK) — You’ll finally be able to catch the late J.D. Salinger’s books in digital format. Longtime Salinger publisher Little, Brown and Company said all four of his works, including “The Catcher in the Rye,” will be made available as e-books Tuesday, marking the fi...
05:39 2019-08-12

Pearson goes 'digital first' in U.S. college market Pearson, the world's biggest education company, will release all its titles for the United States college market in digital form first, in a break from the traditional and more expensive textbook publishing model....
01:52 2019-07-16

CDK divesting its digital marketing business CDK's advertising segment took a hit this year when it lost its status as exclusive preferred website provider and manager for Chevrolet, Buick and GMC dealers....
21:39 2019-06-28

Samsung and Mastercard team up on Digital ID Mobile shopping could be set for a major security boost following a new partnership between Mastercard and Samsung.The card provider has announced it will be working with the smartphone giant to help develop and push out a new digital identity security system across mobile devices.This could finally...
16:52 2019-05-22

Learn the ins and outs of digital marketing for just $35 Get a heads up on all the strategies needed to sell in the digital space with the training in The Silicon Valley Digital Marketers Bundle. The package is on sale right now at hundreds off the regular price, just $35 from TNW Deals....
17:00 2019-07-19

U.S. Launches Probe of French Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine ways to tax the internet economy....
08:26 2019-07-11

UK businesses falling behind in digital transformation As organizations across Europe move increasingly into a digital age, new research from Kyocera has revealed that the UK is losing ground in its adaptation of digital documentation.The firm surveyed 1,750 business representatives from self-employed freelancers to professionals at international corpor...
03:26 2019-06-13

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now We surround ourselves with devices. Our cars respond to us. Our smart TVs listen to us. Every camera in every tablet and laptop is a potential spying device. Even when we're alone, miles from the nearest human, our phones are gateways to the universe, just waiting to share everything it knows....
12:13 2019-07-14

Digital journey should be naturally pushed by CEO, CFO and CIO Digital transformation has to flow in every part of the organization and should be naturally pushed by the CEO, CFO and CIO, an industry expert said.Vijay Jaswal, Chief Technology Officer at Software AG for the Middle East and Turkey, told TechRadar Middle East that chief digital officer (CDO) is no...
12:00 2019-07-14

We Need to Build Up ‘Digital Trust’ in Tech Opinion: Framing our concerns with tech as issues of privacy or responsibility focuses narrowly on symptoms, not on the systemic issue—we need digital trust....
19:26 2019-05-28

Get Android Q's 'Digital Wellbeing' Features Now With This App With Android Q, Google plans to launch a Digital Wellbeing app. The app is designed to help you focus the time you spend with tech and unplug more often, so you can enjoy the world around you rather than just the world on your phone....
02:52 2019-06-30

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes.Read More...
17:39 2019-06-08

You Can Now Get Paid $1,000 to Take a Digital Detox For the Weekend If you can stand a weekend away from your phone for a digital detox, you could make a fast $1,000. Thanks to Satellite Internet, an online resource that helps people compare internet providers in their area, someone who’s willing to go off the grid for two days can get paid $1,000 in cash for ...
22:13 2019-08-07

France Presses On With Digital Tax Despite U.S. Probe France’s legislature gave final approval to a new tax on large tech companies, shrugging off the threat posed by a new U.S. trade probe into whether the measure discriminates against American firms....
12:26 2019-07-11

Is a Digital Scale More Accurate Than Analog? We’ve all stepped on an old, analog scale and insisted the number was wrong—it must be the scale! But is buying an expensive, new digital scale with all its extra features any more accurate?...
01:00 2019-06-11

Relaxing Local Sourcing Norms Will Boost Economy, Experts Say The news comes as a relief for Apple that is facing tough times in the Indian smartphone market in the wake of stiff competition coming from the Chinese players....
16:26 2019-07-05

No-deal Brexit could deepen Europe's shortage of medicines - experts As the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union approaches, health professionals are warning that shortages of some medicines could worsen in Europe in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
10:39 2019-08-12

Brace For Some Volatility Ahead Of Budget Presentation: Market Experts India Budget 2019-20: Analysts say some volatility can be expected in the run-up to Budget presentation. Many experts expect the Budget - the first full-year by the NDA government after its return to......
14:52 2019-07-01

'Destructive' malware attacks have surged 200% in past year, experts say As several U.S. cities grapple with recent ransomware cyberattacks, a new report says malware events featuring destructive elements that can wipe away or hijack data have doubled in the past year....
18:00 2019-08-07