Did a Security Researcher Guess Trump’s Twitter Password?

This week the US alleged that Iranian hackers sent emails to voters in key states posing as the Proud Boys white supremacist group, which is to say that election interference is already upon us....

Drug companies shouldn’t play favorites in granting access to experimental covid-19 treatments

In the past month, US President Donald Trump and former New Jersey governor Chris Christie were diagnosed with covid-19 and spent time in the hospital, just like tens of thousands of other Americans nearly...

OSIRIS-REx collected too much asteroid material and now some is floating away

NASA confirmed that the OSIRIS-REx mission picked up enough material from asteroid Bennu during its sample collection attempt on Tuesday. In fact, the spacecraft’s collection chamber is now too full to close all the...

The US Sanctions Russians For Potentially ‘Fatal’ Malware

When mysterious hackers triggered the shutdown of a Saudi Arabian oil refinery in August of 2017, the subsequent investigation found that the malware used in that attack had unprecedented, uniquely lethal potential: It was...

A Joe Biden fundraiser offers a new clue into how he might regulate Big...

Joe Biden’s campaign has signed off on a fundraiser on tech issues being hosted by a series of prominent critics of Big Tech, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren. The event serves as the latest clue...

Early voting in 2020 has already exceeded all of 2016’s early votes

The US early voting total in 2020 has already exceeded the number of early votes cast in 2016 — and there are still 11 more days to go until Election Day. More than 51 million...

NSW to trial its world-first virtual healthcare training technology – Sydney Morning Herald

Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education Geoff Lee said the state government was using emerging technologies to "develop a world-first training simulation". "This demonstrates how TAFE NSW is working with industry leaders to develop high-tech,...

Cloud adoption in a post-COVID world

I drew some big lines in the sand by predicting that the pandemic would cause a run on cloud computing. The pandemic quickly proved that companies leveraging more public cloud resources than their competitors and...

Azul unveils migration services from Oracle Java

Looking to spar with Oracle over enterprise deployments of Java, Azul on October 22 unveiled migration services to help IT teams transition from Oracle’s Java SE (Standard Edition) releases to Azul’s Zulu builds of...

Facebook Promises Privacy Reform. Critics Aren’t Convinced

Additionally, Protti says that the privacy reviews include examinations of topics like transparency, user controls, and data retention policies where applicable. Despite years of near-constant privacy controversy and that record FTC fine, Protti and...

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