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    07/09/2020 5:43:12 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 26 replies
    NTEB ^ | Geoffrey Grider
    Today we bring you the future, not from a conspiracy theory site, but from the highest echelons of world government and financial power, the World Economic Forum. Their About Us page says “The Forum engages the foremost political, business, cultural and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.” Truer words have never been spoken, and today the fine folks at the WEF are doing us a huge favor. They reveal their plan, called the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or 4IR, for world dominance and control. One of the most revealing and disturbing things about the Fourth Industrial...
  • Facebook takes down Roger Stone-affiliated accounts for 'coordinated inauthentic behavior'

    07/08/2020 1:09:54 PM PDT · by RandFan · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 8 | BY JUSTIN WISE
    Facebook said Wednesday that it removed a network of more than 100 pages and accounts associated with former Trump adviser Roger Stone after determining that they engaged in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" focused on audiences in the U.S. Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook's head of security policy, said in a blog post that the network attempted to deceive the platform's users on issues related to local politics in Florida, Stone, and hacked materials released by Wikileaks ahead of the 2016 presidential election. People behind the activity used fake accounts to pose as Florida residents and to make it appear that the content was...
  • Hackers Are Trying To Steal Admin Passwords From F5 BIG-IP Devices

    07/08/2020 11:22:32 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 8 replies
    ZDNet ^ | 07//04/20 | Catalin Cimpanu
    Hackers have started launching attacks against F5 BIG-IP networking devices, ZDNet has learned.Attacks have been spotted today by Rich Warren, a security researcher for the NCC Group.In an interview earlier today, Warren told ZDNet the attacks are malicious in nature, and hackers are attempting to steal administrator passwords from the hacked devices.SUMMARY: BIG-IP AND CVE-2020-5902 These attacks are targeting BIG-IP, a multi-purpose networking device manufactured by F5 Networks. BIG-IP devices can be configured to work as traffic shaping systems, load balancers, firewalls, access gateways, rate limiters, or SSL middleware.These devices are some of the most popular networking products in use today, and...
  • Reddit: Will no longer allow any content showing people of color as aggressors

    07/08/2020 1:24:54 AM PDT · by AggregateThreat · 55 replies
    We can no longer allow any content that shows POC as the aggressor. Due to the new reddit updates to it's policies and rules, as well as administrator conversations with users; we can no longer allow any posts, comments, or other content that shows a POC as the aggressor. This is considered hate speech and/or harassment towards an important minority group and is no longer allowed. This absolutely means any videos, as well as news reports, photos, personal stories, data/statistics, police reports, or any other form of media.
  • Microsoft seizes six domains used in COVID-19 phishing operations

    07/07/2020 6:27:40 PM PDT · by dayglored · 12 replies
    ZDNet ^ | July 7, 2020 | Catalin Cimpanu
    Hackers used malicious Office 365 apps to gain access to customer accounts, which they later used to orchestrate BEC attacks. Microsoft has obtained a court order this month allowing the company to seize control of six domains that were used in phishing operations against Office 365 customers, including in campaigns that leveraged COVID-19 lures. According to court documents obtained by ZDNet, Microsoft has targeted a phishing group that has been targeting the company's customers since December 2019. The phishers operated by sending emails to companies that hosted email servers and enterprise infrastructure on Microsoft's Office 365 cloud service. The emails...
  • Microsoft Will Axe Control Panel From Windows 10, We're Calling It Now

    07/07/2020 6:20:13 PM PDT · by dayglored · 46 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | July 6, 2020 | Joanna Nelius
    Microsoft seems to be getting a kick out seeing users struggle to find Windows 10 features these days. After moving the Fresh Start feature in the latest version, 2004, and reducing the number of days Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, and Education users can manually delay updates, the company is now experimenting with moving key Control Panel features, including System information, to Settings, Windows Latest spotted. It’s a change that some long-time Windows users might not take to easily. If you’re like me and have been using the Control Panel for decades, getting accustomed to this feature will be as arduous...
  • Here we go again – more than two dozen Android apps caught stealing your data

    07/07/2020 9:30:25 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 20 replies
    BGR ^ | 07/07/2020 | Andy Meek
    Evina, a French cybersecurity firm, disclosed this news in recent weeks, with its report that a single threat group developed the batch of apps that were made to look like everything from wallpaper and flashlight apps to mobile games. However, all the apps had the same goal, as Evina explains in its report of the fraud. “When an application is launched on your phone, the malware queries the application name,” the company explains. “If it is a Facebook application, the malware will launch a browser that loads Facebook at the same time. The browser is displayed in the foreground which...
  • China-Controlled 'TikTok Is ‘Data Collection Service Thinly-Veiled As A Social Network’… Delete It Now.

    07/05/2020 1:58:22 PM PDT · by SaxxonWoods · 25 replies
    The National Pulse ^ | 7/05/2020 | Bryan Alman
  • Significant Warning Issued For Thousands and thousands Of Google Gmail Users

    07/05/2020 9:04:04 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 44 replies ^ | July 4, 2020 | Theodore V. Meeks
    A Google bombshell last week gave users a great reason to quit Windows 10. Now serious new problems mean millions of Gmail users might want to join them. Gmail’s spam filter is sending possibly perilous messages direct to users’ inboxes Reported by both Windows Latest and MSPowerUser, Gmail users are discovering that Microsoft’s Windows 10 built-in Mail client is deleting their emails and/or sending them to spam automatically.
  • It's not a Windows 10 release without something breaking so here's a troubleshooter for your OneDrive woes (Win10 2004 update fix)

    07/05/2020 8:15:21 AM PDT · by dayglored · 46 replies
    The Register ^ | July 3, 2020 | Richard Speed
    Microsoft emits a fix for those fearful of Registry tinkering While Microsoft was showing off its new OneDrive toys, the company also slipped out a fix for brave souls running Windows 10 2004 and finding Files On-Demand a little borked.Issues have been rumbling for a few weeks now as users of the new OS began complaining that "OneDrive cannot connect to Windows", rendering the Files On-Demand feature, which pulls data down from the cloudy bit barn when needed, broken.Some found that a Registry tweak would bring the process back to life. Others continued to struggle.Microsoft pointed to devices or apps...
  • Huawei’s Prison Camp Technology Goes Global: The Company's technologies enables mass persecution and is being exported around the world

    07/04/2020 8:15:05 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 07/01/2020 | James Gorrie
    Huawei, the embattled Chinese network equipment provider, has a new accusation to address. In the West, the company has been well known for its 5G network equipment and as the second largest handset maker in the world. It is also a leader in AI technology. However, Huawei has a much darker side to it as an instrument of policy for the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). You may recall that the company leadership has been accused of violating U.S. sanctions against Iran, leading to the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou in Canada in December of 2018, where she remains in...
  • Chromium Browsers / Cloudfare Errors

    07/04/2020 4:52:30 PM PDT · by ducttape45 · 41 replies
    I don't know if anyone else is running into this problem, but in the last week or so I'm having trouble getting any of the Chromium browsers, whether it be Google Chrome or any other variant, to work properly. Specifically, when I try to link to articles from another website, or I try to get into a website, let's say for instance Dan Bogino's website, I keep getting a Cloudfare error that says I'm not allowed to access it. YET, I can access that same website from a Mozilla browser, such as the one I'm using now, Palemoon. I'm also...
  • Parler releases Updated Terms of Service and Guidelines

    07/03/2020 8:46:41 PM PDT · by RandFan · 11 replies
    Parler ^ | Juy 3rd | John
    Check out the Link see what you think.. Seems like common sense to me. Parler now has 2 million users according to the owner (@john).
  • New Mac Ransomware Found in Pirated Mac Apps

    07/03/2020 11:31:16 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 40 replies
    MacRumors ^ | Tuesday June 30, 2020 11:44 am PDT | by Juli Clover
    There's a new 'EvilQuest' Mac ransomware variant that's spreading through pirated Mac apps, according to a new report shared today by Malwarebytes. The new ransomware was found in pirated download for the Little Snitch app found on a Russian forum. Right from the point of download, it was clear that something was wrong with the illicit version of Little Snitch, as it had a generic installer package. It installed the actual version of Little Snitch, but it also installed an executable file named "Patch" into the /Users/Shared directory and a post-install script for infecting a machine. The installation script moves...
  • ‘Fallout’ Series From ‘Westworld’ Creators in the Works at Amazon

    07/02/2020 2:50:11 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 35 replies
    Variety ^ | July 2, 2020 | Will Thorne
    Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy have set their sights on creating another expansive sci-fi series. The “Westworld” duo are developing a show at Amazon based on the “Fallout” video game franchise. Their Kilter Films banner is producing the project which has a series commitment penalty attached, meaning it would go directly to series if Amazon execs are on board with the scripts. The “Fallout” series, which began in 1997 with the original game, is set in a world where the future envisioned by Americans in the late 1940s explodes upon itself through a nuclear war in 2077. With their...
  • ADL CEO under fire for partnering with Sharpton in advocating Facebook boycott

    07/02/2020 10:30:13 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Jewish News Syindicate ^ | July 2, 2020 | Jackson Richman
    Anti-Defamation League national director and CEO Jonathan Greenblatt has come under fire from Jewish groups for appearing on the MSNBC show “Politics Nation With Al Sharpton” on Sunday to promote the ADL’s call for corporations to boycott Facebook in July over its unwillingness to ban hate speech on the social-media giant’s platform. While the message seems on target with ADL’s work, the idea of partnering with someone like Sharpton, who has a history of anti-Semitism and other bigotry, is hypocritical, if not counterproductive, they say. Rabbi Abraham Cooper, the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s associate dean and director of global social action,...
  • Here Come the 4 Horsemen of the Techopolypse

    07/01/2020 6:52:52 PM PDT · by RandFan · 19 replies
    NYT ^ | July 1st | By Kara Swisher
    The chief executives of four of the most powerful tech companies in the world — Apple, Facebook, Google and Amazon — have agreed to appear in late July before a congressional committee as part of an investigation focused on antitrust. Representative David Cicilline, a Democrat from Rhode Island who has become one of the biggest critics of Big Tech’s enormous power, told me on Wednesday that Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Sundar Pichai of Google and Tim Cook of Apple will testify in what could be an all-day event.Mr. Cicilline said that the yearlong congressional investigation has...
  • How To Remove "COVID 19 Trace you app" From Cell Phones

    07/01/2020 12:48:43 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 71 replies
    Youtube ^ | 06/22/20
    How to tell if your phone has Covid 19 installed AND HOW to remove it:Step 1. Go to SettingsStep 2. Click on GOOGLE If you see COVID 19 at the top of the list you have it on your phone.  How to remove it? Step 1.   Click on PLAY STORE and then SETTINGS and change to DO NOT AUTOUPDATE APPS. Then go to your main screen and go to step 2. Step 2.   Go to Settings then go to SECURITY AND LOCATION under Settings and shut off "FIND MY DEVICE". Step 3.   This is the most important part. Make sure your phone...
  • AT&T Rolls Out New 5G Service in Several Texas Cities; 5G now available in 21 markets in the Lone Star State

    07/01/2020 8:53:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Government Technology ^ | 07/01/2020 | BY DOM DIFURIO, THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS
    AT&T launched its 5G coverage in Dallas, Austin and 26 other new markets Monday, according to the company. Dallas-based AT&T has offered limited 5G coverage in the Dallas area for more than a year as infrastructure has been upgraded, but the launch today marks the first time its sub-6GHz 5G network covers the city, according to the company. “With the latest and greatest 5G devices… when you’re on 5G you get the best experience, and we expect that to continue as we continue our deployment,” said AT&T VP of converged services Gordon Mansfield. 5G technology has promised to give customers...
  • Mark Steyn subbing for Rush today

    06/30/2020 9:00:15 AM PDT · by dennisw · 23 replies
    Rush ^ | June 30 2020
    Fasten your seat belts. Be there or be square.