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Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate

Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate   May 17, 2021 146 Comments   In a Twitter discussion last week on ransomware attacks, KrebsOnSecurity noted that virtually all ransomware strains have a built-in failsafe designed to cover the backsides of the malware purveyors: They simply will not install on a Microsoft Windows computer that already has one of many types of virtual keyboards installed — such as Russian or Ukrainian. So many readers had questions in response to the tweet

Facebook is grappling with a reputation crisis in the Middle East

Facebook battles reputation crisis in the Middle East “Users are feeling that they are being censored, getting limited distribution, and ultimately silenced,” one Facebook senior software engineer said. Nick Clegg, Head of Policy at Facebook, speaks on stage during the DLD (Digital Life Design) innovation conference in Munich, Bavaria on Jan. 20, 2020.Lino Mirgeler / dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images file     May 29, 2021, 3:30 PM IST By Olivia Solon Facebook is grappling with

Nestlé says majority of its food portfolio is unhealthy

Nestlé says majority of its food portfolio is unhealthy Internal document says brands underperform against ‘external definitions of health’ amid consumer pressure Mon, May 31, 2021, 10:05 Judith Evans Nestlé has acknowledged in an internal document that more than 60 per cent of its mainstream food and drinks products do not meet a “recognised definition of health”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brie    The world’s largest food company, Nestlé, has acknowledged in an internal document that more

Zinc Batteries are the Future

Share on linkedin   Share on mailto   This energy storage facility under construction in southeast England uses lithium-ion batteries. CHRIS RATCLIFFE/BLOOMBERG/GETTY IMAGES   Batteries used in hearing aids could be key to the future of renewable energy By Robert F. ServiceMay. 27, 2021 , 10:30 AM If necessity is the mother of invention, potential profit has to be the father. Both incentives are driving an effort to transform zinc batteries from small, throwaway cells often

Enigmatic Designs Found in India May Be The Largest Images Ever Made by Human Hands

Trending Latest Sections       Boha 3’s meandering lines. (C & Y Oetheimer, Archaeological Research in Asia, 2021) HUMANS Enigmatic Designs Found in India May Be The Largest Images Ever Made by Human Hands   PETER DOCKRILL 26 MAY 2021 Hidden in the vast, arid expanses of India’s Thar Desert lie mysterious old drawings carved into the land. These newly discovered designs are of such immense scale, they were likely never able to be glimpsed in

Chinese hackers posing as the UN Human Rights Council are attacking Uyghurs

  Chinese-speaking hackers are targeting Uyghur Muslims with fake United Nations reports and phony support organizations, according to a new report. by  Patrick Howell O’Neillarchive page May 27, 2021 AP PHOTO/MARK SCHIEFELBEIN Chinese-speaking hackers are masquerading as the United Nations in ongoing cyber-attacks against Uyghurs, according to the cybersecurity firms Check Point and Kaspersky.  Researchers identified an attack in which hackers posing as the UN Human Rights Council send a document detailing human rights violations

Uyghurs, a Turkic ethnic minority in China, targeted via fake foundations

  May 27, 2021 Introduction   During the past year, Check Point Research (CPR), in cooperation with Kaspersky’s GReAT, have been tracking an ongoing attack targeting a small group of Uyghur individuals located in Xinjiang and Pakistan. Considerable effort was put into disguising the payloads, whether by creating delivery documents that appear to be originating from the United Nations using up to date related themes, or by setting up websites for non-existing organizations claiming to

Scientists Say They Have the Answer to Vaccine Induced Blood Clots

Why might AstraZeneca and J&J vaccines cause blood clots?  A health worker holds a vial of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine inside a Catholic church turned into a vaccination centre in Manila on May 21, 2021.   –   Copyright  TED ALJIBE/AFP SHARE THIS ARTICLE By Pascale Davies  •  Updated: 27/05/2021 TEXT SIZEAaAa   Rare fatal blood clots linked to the COVID-19 vaccines AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson have caused major concerns, but a group of scientists in Germany claims they have cracked the

Why Lakshadweep’s New ‘Reforms’ May Enable Autocracy

Why Lakshadweep’s New ‘Reforms’ May Enable ‘Autocratic’ Rule An insidious attempt to invest autocratic powers in the UT’s administration has begun to take root: Shashi Tharoor SHASHI THAROOR Published: 25 May 2021, 8:34 PM IST OPINION 4 min read i Share Share Share Share Share Comments On a February evening in New Delhi, Hamdullah Sayeed, a former parliamentary colleague and the current chief of the Lakshadweep Pradesh Congress Committee, called on me with a disturbing petition.

Why Lakshadweep administrator Praful Patel is target of public outcry

Mismanaging COVID, anti-culture reforms: Why Lakshadweep administrator Praful Patel is target of public outcry India   Times Now Digital Updated May 26, 2021 | 11:52 IST   Patel has drafted a series of reforms that have caused widespread resentment among the islands’ constituents.   The idyllic islands of Lakshadweep.  |  Photo Credit: Twitter KEY HIGHLIGHTS At the heart of this resentment is the new Draft Lakshadweep Development Authority Regulation 2021 (LDAR) which, observers note, grants the administrator

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