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The entire InfoSec community, including myself, has been vocal about the necessity of switching websites to the HTTPS protocol. It appears, however, that hackers utilizing social engineering methods like phishing have found a way to use this to their advantage. As reported by Anna Shirokova and Ivan Nikolaev of the CISCO Talos …

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Easy fixes for six common laptop problems

The target in this article is to get ride on easy laptop problems.We live and work in a cold, cruel world where our laptops can take a lot of abuse. Regardless of how gentle we try to be, our notebooks will probably be dropped, spilled upon or worse—sooner, if not …

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Bees ‘go online’ in Manchester

Bees ‘go online’ in Manchester Bees in Manchester are having computer chips glued to their bodies, to help beekeepers track when they enter and exit the hive. Rory Cellan-Jones visited the project to find out how it works

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Facebook can’t hide behind algorithms

If Facebook’s algorithms were executives, the public would be demanding their heads on a stick, such was the ugly incompetence on display this week. First, the company admitted a “fail” when its advertising algorithm allowed for the targeting of anti-Semitic users. Then on Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg said he was handing over details …

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