What is a Distributed Denial-of-Service Attack and How Did it Break Twitter?

On Friday, multiple distributed denial-of-service attacks hit a common Domain Name System provider for popular sites including Twitter and Netflix

Fri 21 Oct 16 from IEEE Spectrum

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AT&T is reportedly in talks to buy Time Warner for $80B

Grab some popcorn—AT&T wants to take you to the movies.

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Facebook to allow more graphic news

Facebook on Friday said that it will begin allowing more graphic or potentially disturbing newsworthy posts to be shared at the leading online social network.

Fri 21 Oct 16 from Phys.org

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Cyber attack: Hackers used everday devices to cause major internet outages

Onslaught one of the largest cyber assualt of all time

24 hours ago from The Independent

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AT&T to buy Time Warner in media-shaking $85.4B deal - CNET

The telecom giant will shake up the media world by acquiring one of the most coveted entertainment companies, home to HBO and "Game of Thrones."

8 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Instagram Is Testing Out The Ability To Post Live Videos

Facebook has a feature in the form of Facebook Live that allows users to post videos live on the spot. This is great if you want to share with your friends and family members updates about ...

Fri 21 Oct 16 from Ubergizmo

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Russian indicted on charges he hacked LinkedIn

A Russian man has been charged with hacking and stealing information from computers at LinkedIn and other San Francisco Bay Area companies, federal prosecutors announced Friday.

Sat 22 Oct 16 from Phys.org

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Nintendo Switch trailer: Company reveals new hybrid console previously known as 'NX'

Nintendo hopes that the new console can revive its falling fortunes

Thu 20 Oct 16 from The Independent

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Apple: Many 'genuine' Apple products on Amazon are fake

Apple says it has been buying Apple chargers and cables labeled as genuine on Amazon.com and has found nearly 90 percent of them to be counterfeit.

Thu 20 Oct 16 from Phys.org

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