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"donald" and "sunshine" join the list of worst passwords for 2018

When we picture a nefarious hacker infiltrating our accounts we like to imagine a super-skilled computer wizard bashing away at a keyboard in front of an epic collection of monitors. ...

Thu 13 Dec 18 from Gizmag

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Web giant Cloudflare reportedly providing service to seven terrorist organizations

An investigation by the HuffPost has found that Cloudflare provides online protection to seven terrorist organisations. These include the Taliban, al-Shabab, the Popular Front for the Liberation ...

12 hours ago from Techspot

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Hateful and violent videos are a sliver of the content YouTube removes

YouTube removed 7.8 million videos and 1.6 million channels in the third quarter of this year, mostly for spreading spam or posting or inappropriate adult content, the company said in a report ...

Thu 13 Dec 18 from The Washington Post

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US Navy contractors successfully hacked by China 'more than a handful of times'

Earlier this week we brought you news that officials suspect China was behind the Marriott/Starwood hotel breech that exposed the records of 500 million guests. The hack raised concerns that ...

Fri 14 Dec 18 from Techspot

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Hoax bomb threat emails demanding Bitcoin cause nationwide evacuations

All the emails are very similar, though the bitcoin wallet changes between messages, which allows the person or persons responsible to discover who has paid. The named explosive type also varies, ...

Fri 14 Dec 18 from Techspot

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Facebook fractures its secretive hardware division

Roughly a year and a half ago, Regina Dugan, a former director for the US government’s Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency, took the stage at Facebook’s F8 developer conference. ...

Fri 14 Dec 18 from The Verge

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Tumblr is back on the App Store after rolling out its controversial porn ban

Tumblr can now be downloaded from the App Store after it took steps to tackle the presence of child pornography on its platform, including banning porn from the platform entirely.

Fri 14 Dec 18 from Daily Mail

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Want your gifts by Christmas? Order by these dates

Order your gifts from retailers like Nordstrom, Target, Amazon, Sephora and more by these dates to ensure they arrive by Christmas.        

Fri 14 Dec 18 from USA today

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