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  1. USB-C connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Government Computer News

    Plugging in the power -- or at least what you think is power -- to a USB-C powered laptop can connect your computer, and the valuable personal data on it, directly to hackers . Your personal financial information, passwords and documents stored on the laptop could help a cybercriminal steal your identity.

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  2. What legislators are learning about blockchainRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Government Computer News

    Over the past 15 months, the Congressional Blockchain Caucus has convened relevant stakeholders to discuss a range of issues surrounding blockchain technology. In a new report from the IBM Center for The Business of Government, Thomas Hardjono, director of the MIT Trust: Data Consortium, takes a look at three recent meetings of the caucus to distill discussion points and key takeaways.

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  3. Cruel tactics of scammers revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Daily Mail

    Cousin play date! Donald Trump Jr's estranged wife Vanessa looks every inch the doting mom as she arrives at Ivanka and Jared's NYC apartment with four of her children Big hair for the Big Apple! Ivanka models bouncy waves as she steps out of her New York apartment in a $3,800 Bottega Veneta outfit to promote her father's worker initiatives at a summit Trump snubs Trudeau: White house says president is too busy to meet Canada's leader - even though British, French and Egyptian counterparts all get private talks Trump's latest 'Beast'! New presidential state Cadillac is seen prowling around New York City on its first official duty as the President attends a series of UN General Assembly meetings Trump imposes $200 billion of tariffs on Chinese bikes, furniture and baseball gloves in dramatic escalation of trade war with Beijing A 1million-a-day bank scammers preying on YOU: Shock rise in ... (more)

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  4. Six international blockchain experts to speak in AucklandRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    Blockworks has lined up six of the best from the world of blockchain for its conference on Friday 12th October speaking on topics ranging from how blockchain can power smart cities to supporting digital identity, and the finance, transport and services sectors. Billed as New Zealand's premier blockchain event showcasing the practical application of blockchain to business, Blockworks has also confirmed IBM and Air New Zealand as major name sponsors.

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  5. Rosenstein Expecting to Lose Job, Heads to White HouseRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Skanner

    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein headed to the White House Monday expecting to lose his job, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The development followed revelations that Rosenstein had made comments critical of President Donald Trump, including discussing possibly secretly recording the president and invoking the Constitution to have the Cabinet remove him from office.

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  6. DC Police Cameras Hacked Before Trump Inauguration. Defendants Plead GuiltyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    A hacker who reportedly hijacked roughly two-thirds of the 187 Metropolitan Police Department's outdoor surveillance cameras in January 2017, days before President Donald Trump's inauguration, pleaded guilty. Police could not access a vast majority of their own visual surveillance network amid the protests and preparations for the swearng-in of the president, according to the DOJ.

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  7. Commentary: The way companies look to fend off cyberattacks needs a rethinkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Companies are paying billions of dollars for fines and damages caused by cyberattacks. The number of breached records is skyrocketing and regulators around the world are tightening laws and penalising negligence, with minimal tolerance for laxity.

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  8. NFL Team Grades - Week 3: What's Wrong With The Patriots?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    FBI: Hackers Targeting Your Payroll Direct Deposits If your paycheck hits your bank account through direct deposit, be on the lookout for emails requesting personal information including log-in credentials -- they could be a phishing scam by hackers who want to access your bank account. Ask Us: What Is The Update On The 'Ghost Mall' In Elk Grove? Construction started more than a decade ago on a mall in Elk Grove but then abruptly stopped, leaving many to wonder what the status is of that development.

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  9. macOS Mojave review: filled with minor improvements, desktop stacks...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Techmeme

    A look at new Microsoft video conferencing and meeting tech, including a feature, available now, that lets participants blur the background of their location - Microsoft let me sit in on the rehearsal for its futuristic "meetings of the future" demo in Orlando. Here's what I learned.

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  10. Qinynore ransomwareRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | 2-spyware.com

    Qinynore is a ransomware which demands to pay 400 Euros within 5 hours from the infection or all the encrypted data will be lost permanently. Qinynore is a ransomware which encrypts all information stored on the targeted computer and demands to pay a ransom of a 400.

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  11. Managed Security Services Market Growth Due to Emergence of...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SBWire

    The global managed security services market, valued at USD 9.24 billion in 2012, is expected to see strong growth at 15.4% CAGR during 2013 to 2019 period. In order to monitor and provide better protection owing to the rising frequency and complexity of cyber attacks and security breaches, organizations are progressively deploying managed security services.

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  12. FBI: Hackers Targeting Your Payroll Direct DepositsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBS Local

    If your paycheck hits your bank account through direct deposit, be on the lookout for emails requesting personal information including log-in credentials - they could be a phishing scam by hackers who want to access your bank account. The FBI warning comes as cyber criminals target the online payroll accounts of employees in a variety of industries, especially those in education, healthcare and commercial aviation.

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  13. TrojanDownloader:PDF/Domepidief.ARead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | 2-spyware.com

    TrojanDownloader:PDF/Domepidief.A virus is a cyber threat that spreads using an infected document from a download link planted on spam email attachment. TrojanDownloader:PDF/Domepidief.A is a trojan that enters via spam emails and propagates other viruses, resulting in a infection of multiple threats simultaneously.

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  14. Protecting our electric gridRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Hill

    As the federal government considers the use of national security measures to protect our nuclear and coal-powered electric generation plants, we must be ready to enact a comprehensive strategy to protect the entire electric grid. The electric grid is the very backbone of our national infrastructure and must be made stronger, harder to penetrate and disable, and more resilient so power can be restored rapidly in the event of a major attack or outage.

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  15. Tesla's problems are growing - here's everything that has gone wrong so far this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Tesla has a history of proving its doubters wrong, but this year, the automaker has faced a number of challenges. From CEO Elon Musk 's erratic behavior to questions about its financial health and ability to build cars at scale, Tesla may be at an inflection point.

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  16. Shedding light on -- and through -- 2D materialsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Scientists use a computational method to calculate the optical properties of two-dimensional materials. Their work promises to simplify the process of identifying the right materials for next-generation optoelectronic devices.

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  17. PayloadRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | TechTarget

    The term payload, when used in the context of networking or telecommunications, is the data carried inside of a packet . When used in context of malware , payload refers to any malicious executable code that is delivered to its target once an initial infection is accomplished.

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  18. Trump, Rosenstein to meet ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    President Donald Trump will meet later this week with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the White House said Monday amid indications that Rosenstein was about to lose his job. The meeting will be Thursday, said White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

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  19. Emercoin (EMC) Tops One Day Volume of $879,586.00Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | IntersportsWire

    Emercoin traded down 8.9% against the dollar during the one day period ending at 10:00 AM ET on September 24th. One Emercoin coin can currently be purchased for approximately $1.17 or 0.00017635 BTC on major exchanges including Cryptopia, Upbit, Tux Exchange and Livecoin.

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  20. Tackle Your Tech: 4 Reasons to Outsource Your IT Management NeedsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Donklephant

    Unless you want a technical glitch or cyber attack to bring your business to a crashing halt, you're going to need an IT service. But is it better to outsource IT services or hire your own IT staff? It's a question all serious businesses ask at some point.

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