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YouTube gives creators a way to flag stolen videos
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YouTube keeps a watch over the millions of videos on its service, making sure that they don't violate copyright or community standards. The company removed 8.3 million videos for community guidelines violations in the last quarter of 2017. It hasn't…

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911 fees paid by phone customers “stolen” by states to fill budget gaps
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Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Jan Stromme) Two members of the Federal Communications Commission want to stop states from using 911 funds to pay for other government services or equipment. “On our individual phone bills, a line item is typically included for 911 service,” FCC Commissioners Michael O’Rielly and Jessica Rosenworcel wrote in an op-ed […]

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Hackers hit Uber in 2016: data on 57 million riders, drivers stolen
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Enlarge (credit: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images) In a public statement, Uber has announced that it sustained a massive data breach in 2016: 57 million customers’ and drivers’ names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers were compromised. According to Bloomberg, no trip location info, credit card information, or Social Security numbers was taken. Uber did not […]

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Former NSA contractor may have stolen 75% of TAO’s elite hacking tools
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On Monday, The Washington Post reported one of the most stunning breaches of security ever. A former NSA contractor, the paper said, stole more than 50 terabytes of highly sensitive data. According to one source, that includes more than 75 percent of the hacking tools belonging to the Tailored Access Operations. TAO is an elite […]

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Razer's new prototypes stolen from CES booth
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While CES 2017 has drawn to a close, news surrounding the products unveiled at the world's biggest consumer tech event continue to make the headlines. Take Razer, which had a very encouraging week after unveiling two new gaming prototypes (one of whi…

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“Find my Phone” is an amazing short film about a stolen cell
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 For your weekend consumption I present Find my Phone, a 30 minute film about a stolen phone. The filmmaker, Anthony van der Meer, rigged an Android cellphone with Cerebus, a command-and-control system for Android that can survive a memory wipe. The app allowed van der Meer to record video, take photos, and even listen in […]

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NSA's hacking tools found among data stolen by contractor
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The feds quietly arrested NSA contractor Harold Thomas Martin III back in August for stealing an enormous number of documents from the agency. Now, the investigators sifting through the documents found in his computers discovered what they were proba…

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FairWare Hackers May Take Ransoms, Keep Stolen Files
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The latest ransomware intrusion that targets Linux servers, dubbed “FairWare,” may be a classic server hack designed to bilk money from victims with no intent to return stolen files after payment in bitcoins is made. The attack reportedly targets a Linux server, deletes the Web folder, and then demands a ransom payment of two bitcoins […]

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What’s ordered in Vegas, doesn’t stay in Vegas? $6.7m of printer ink ‘stolen by office worker’
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Woman accused of funneling toner to reseller denies charges A Las Vegas woman stole printer ink worth $6,715,531 from her employer and sold it to a reseller on the other side of America, it is claimed.…

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