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Jeff Bezos goes public with alleged AMI blackmail over nudes
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Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) On Thursday afternoon, Jeff Bezos took to Medium to excoriate David Pecker and his company American Media Inc.—which owns the National Enquirer—for attempting “extortion and blackmail.” Rather than comply with their demands, the Amazon founder and CEO (who also owns The Washington Post) has published emails from AMI […]

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Facebook removes activity related to alleged Iranian influence campaign     – CNET
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The content was targeted to users in the Middle East and South Asia

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Huawei fires employee arrested in Poland over alleged spying
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Huawei doesn't want further whiffs of suspicion around its motivations, even in cases where it's not directly implicated. The Chinese tech giant has fired Weijing Wang, an employee arrested in Poland over spying allegations despite security official…

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Web-Based Office Suite Zoho Taken Offline By Registrar After Alleged Phishing Complaints
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New submitter atxlakeshore writes: On Monday, ICANN-approved domain registrar Tierra.net turned off access to all Zoho domains, affecting 40 million customers worldwide. Zoho, a web-based office suite company, which provides customer relationship and invoicing services to small businesses, tweeted that the site was ‘blocked’ earlier in the day by Tierra.Net, which administers its domain name. […]

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Tesla whistleblower tells SEC of alleged wrongdoing at Gigafactory
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Enlarge / Tesla’s new Model 3 car on display is seen on Friday, January 26, 2018, at the Tesla store in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images) Martin Tripp, the ex-Tesla technician who has been sued by his former employer, has now filed a formal whistleblower tip to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Tripp’s lawyer, Stuart […]

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All of Mugshots.com’s alleged co-owners arrested on extortion charges
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Thomas Keesee (left) and Sahar Sarid (right) were arrested in Florida on Wednesday and await extradition to California. (credit: Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office / Broward Sheriffs’ Office) Two alleged owners of Mugshots.com—Sahar Sarid and Thomas Keesee—have been arrested in south Florida on a recently issued California warrant. The notorious website publishes mugshots and then demands […]

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More evidence ties alleged DNC hacker Guccifer 2.0 to Russian intelligence
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It may be a while since you’ve heard the handle “Guccifer 2.0,” the hacker who took responsibility for the infamous DNC hack of 2016. Reports from the intelligence community at the time, as well as common sense, pegged Guccifer 2.0 not as the Romanian activist he claimed to be, but a Russian operative. Evidence has […]

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After industry meeting, Trump highlights alleged game violence effects
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Enlarge / President Trump offers a small shrug as he publicly mulls whether violent video games “have a negative impact on the thought process” for at least some children. (credit: The White House / Youtube) If game industry representatives hoped their meeting with President Trump today would help change his mind after recent statements of […]

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Was Apple employee behind alleged iPhone 8 leaks?     – CNET
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Commentary: Influential Apple commentator John Gruber says he’s “nearly certain” that someone at Apple is behind the information seeping out.

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