Month: October 2018

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Anonymous Microsoft and Amazon employees speak out on Medium

Posted By WildFyre

When Jeff Bezos took the stage at a Wired conference this week, he told the audience that it was part of a business leader’s job to make potentially unpopular decisions, like working with the military.
One day later, on Tuesday, an Amazon employee explained exactly why those decisions

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BREAKING YouTube down worldwide as furious users left unable to access video sharing website

Posted By WildFyre

The outage appeared to be worldwide as hundreds of users took to Twitter to vent their frustration as the site crashed on Monday
YouTube has gone down leaving users unable to access the video sharing website.
The outage appeared to be worldwide as furious users

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Social Media Bots Draw Public’s Attention and Concern

Posted By WildFyre

Since the 2016 U.S. presidential election, many Americans have expressed concern about the presence of misinformation online, particularly on social media. Recent Congressional hearings and investigations by social media sites and academic researchers have suggested that one factor in the spread of misinformation is social media bots – accounts that operate on

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A big tech company is working to free the internet from big tech companies

Posted By WildFyre

Perhaps the most grandiose proclamation made by blockchain enthusiasts is that the technology, and others like it, can form the basis for a new kind of internet, one in which control over access to websites is distributed among users instead of staying mostly in

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Setting Up Your Tech on the Assumption You’ll Be Hacked

Posted By WildFyre

Q. You cover cybersecurity and are extra careful about the security of your devices, apps and communications. What does your setup look like?
A. I go into this job every day assuming that I’ve already been hacked. Being on the defensive keeps me vigilant

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