Day: August 10, 2019

He tried to prank the DMV. Then his vanity license plate backfired big time.

Mashable A vanity license plate that will cause you a different set of (keying related) problems. Image: Joe Sohm / Getty By Jack Morse2019-08-11 02:09:59 UTC Everyone hates parking tickets. Not everyone, however, is an information security researcher with a mischievous side and a freshly minted vanity license plate reading “NULL.” That would be Droogie […]

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Some robocall blockers sent private data without permission

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links charles taylor via Getty Images As helpful as robocall blocking tools can be, they can sometimes create their own problems. NCC Group security researcher Dan Hastings has found that some of the more popular robocall blocking apps have been sending data to outside analytics firms without explicitly notifying you, if […]

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Le forfait de Gaël Monfils coûtera environ un demi-million de dollars à la Coupe Rogers

Radio-Canada | Nouvelles Touché à la cheville, Gaël Monfils grimace de douleur. Photo : La Presse canadienne / Paul Chiasson Partagez via Facebook (Fenêtre modale) Facebook Partagez via Twitter (Fenêtre modale) Twitter Partagez via LinkedIn (Fenêtre modale) LinkedIn Partagez via Courriel (Fenêtre modale) Courriel Activer l’option d’impression du navigateur Imprimer L’espace commentaires est fermé Commentaires Radio-Canada Publié […]

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How eBay scammers turned Nespresso lovers into money mules

Mashable A fresh cup of scam in the morning. Image: Korkut Doğan / getty By Jack Morse2019-08-11 01:09:45 UTC Nina Kollars just wanted a cheaper cup of coffee. Stumbling across an online credit card fraud ring was simply an added bonus.  As she explained to a crowd at the annual DEF CON hacking conference in […]

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Nothing to see here: Popular European destinations want fewer tourists

Washington Post A view of the village of Hallstatt, Austria. (Alex Halada/AFP/Getty Images) Rick Noack Foreign affairs reporter focusing on Europe and international security August 8 HALLSTATT, Austria — Hotel owner Verena Lobisser says tourists visiting her village, on the edge of a glassy lake tucked into the Austrian Alps, regularly stop her and ask […]

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Refugee deported from Turkey was shot and killed in Syria, family says

Washington Post Zakaria Zakaria August 10 at 12:32 PM ISTANBUL — In the weeks since Turkey’s government accelerated a crackdown on Syrian refugees, arresting thousands of people and deporting untold numbers back to Syria, the refugees and their advocates have warned that the policy could be fatal as the migrants were returned to a war […]

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Tornadoes tear through Amsterdam and Luxembourg

Washington Post August 10 at 11:02 AM Tornadoes touched down across Western Europe on Friday, bringing scary scenes more typical of Kansas. A damaging tornado hit Luxembourg while a menacing twister also sliced through Amsterdam. Watch the tornado shown in the video above as it tears across Amsterdam’s Oosterdok Basin Friday evening, frightening residents and […]

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Mogadishu’s mayor was killed in a tragic attack. A blind female suicide bomber was responsible, officials say.

Washington Post Mogadishu Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman in April 2017. (Feisal Omar/Reuters) August 10 at 2:19 PM On July 24, shortly after a U.N. envoy left the mayor’s office in the capital of Somalia, a suicide bomber found her way in. The bomb killed at least six people and severely wounded Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman, […]

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Russian rocket test explosion leads to radiation leak

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links REUTERS/Sergei Yakovlev Russia’s military technology push has unfortunately produced deadly consequences. The country’s Rosatom has confirmed that five people have died and three injured after an explosion on August 8th while testing an isotopic power source for a rocket’s liquid propulsion system. The same blast also increased radiation levels by […]

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Le virage nationaliste des jeunes libéraux trouve écho chez des aspirants à la chefferie

Radio-Canada | Nouvelles Les jeunes libéraux sont réunis à Québec pour le 37e Congrès de la Commission-Jeunesse du PLQ. Photo : Radio-Canada Partagez via Facebook (Fenêtre modale) Facebook Partagez via Twitter (Fenêtre modale) Twitter Partagez via LinkedIn (Fenêtre modale) LinkedIn Partagez via Courriel (Fenêtre modale) Courriel Activer l’option d’impression du navigateur Imprimer L’espace commentaires est fermé Commentaires […]

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